Mint Review: Is This The Best Free Personal Finance App?

Mint review

If you are looking for personal finance software to help you take control of your money you’ve probably come across Mint. Here’s our review about what you need to know about Intuit’s Mint personal finance software. What Is Mint? What makes Mint easier than a spreadsheet is that you can link your various financial accounts to essentially create a dashboard to monitor your finances. Once your accounts are linked, transactions … Read more

130R | Simplifying The Ultimate Buy And Hold Strategy With M1 Finance

Ultimate Buy And Hold Strategy With M1 Finance

Jonathan and Brad discuss Playing with FIRE updates and the ultimate buy and hold portfolio. Playing With FIRE update Brad and Jonathan just returned from the world premiere of Playing with FIRE in San Diego. Around 250 people showed up to the event and it was an eye-opening experience. You should not watch this at home on your couch in the living room. Right now, you have the opportunity and … Read more

Make The Most Of Your Amazon Prime Membership

Make The Most Of Your Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime, which started as free expedited shipping on any order, has grown to include many perks and benefits. As someone who primarily shops online, I am a big fan of Amazon Prime. I also love Prime Video. I am sure I am not the only one eagerly anticipating the return of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Unfortunately, along with additional perks, the price of Amazon Prime keeps rising as well. … Read more

The Cheapest Way To Move: 13 Tips For Cutting Your Moving Costs

The Cheapest Way To Move: 13 Tips For Cutting Your Moving Costs

I’ve moved across the country four times. My first trip happened with only the things that could fit in the back of a hatchback Toyota. Every trip after that grew in scale, giving me enough life experience to dread going through a big move again. No matter what stage of life you’re in, you can save tons by taking a bootstrap mentality to your move. If you’re looking for FI-friendly … Read more

7 Cheap Date Ideas Out On The Town (Because They Can’t All Be At-Home Date Nights)

7 Cheap Date Ideas Out On The Town (Because They Can't All Be At-Home Date Nights)

Has date night gotten lost somewhere between saving towards your early financial independence dreams and the realities of your cost of living? If you’re anything like my husband and me, you go on a lot of at-home date nights. We’ve had some pretty off-the-hook ones over the last few years. You know, the kind that keep two people growing as a couple, connecting, and having fun together. But let’s be … Read more

Citi Double Cash Card Review: Earn Double Cash Back

Citi Double Cash Card Review: Earn Double Cash Back

There’s only one thing better than earning cash back on purchases, and that’s earning DOUBLE cash back! There’s really only one credit card that can offer that deal, and that’s the Citi Double Cash Card. Here’s a short summary of everything the Citi Double Cash Card has to offer: 1% cash back on purchases and 1% cash back as you pay for those purchases 0% Intro APR on balance transfers … Read more

130 | Paul Merriman Introduces The Ultimate Buy And Hold Portfolio

130 | Paul Merriman | The Ultimate Buy and Hold Portfolio

Jonathan and Brad talk to Paul Merriman. The goal is to contrast the “Simple Path to Wealth Approach” with the “Ultimate Buy and Hold Portfolio.” Paul is a proponent of the Ultimate Buy and Hold strategy and a legend in this space. The insights Paul provides about this strategy are priceless. Paul Merriman’s Story Paul started his career as a stockbroker. However, he quickly began to question the fact that … Read more

Citrus Chili Chicken With Vegetable Pasta: $2.50 Per Serving

Citrus Chili Chicken With Vegetable Pasta: $2.50 Per Serving

Chicken is one of those ingredients that is widely used because it is easy to get a hold of, pretty cost-effective, and you can do a lot of different things with it. For these reasons, we decided to use chicken as our main ingredient in the dish this month. Since spring is in the air (finally!), we wanted to give the chicken dish a citrus twist and a hint of … Read more

129R | Focused Work Ethic

129R | Focused Work Ethic

Jonathan and Brad talk about focusing your work ethic and make an announcement. Travel Rewards Course Announcement As you likely know, travel rewards are a popular topic in our community. As a way to help everyone achieve their travel rewards goals, ChooseFI has created a travel rewards course. Hundreds, probably thousands of hours of travel ‘nerdery’…[Ed has] distilled it down into 18 super concise easy to read lessons… It’s not … Read more

How To Become An Airbnb Superhost

How To Become An Airbnb Superhost

Being an Airbnb host can be a very lucrative side hustle. But, if you become an experienced enough host, you can reach the coveted title of Superhost. A Superhost is an experienced Airbnb host that has been rated highly by many guests. There are some other requirements you’ll need to meet to become a Superhost, but if you do, you’ll get access to a ton of perks. You may even … Read more