Here at ChooseFI, we’ve always hated student loans. Not the college education they get you, but the idea that you have to borrow so much money to get the degree. Many college students rack up tens of thousands of dollars in debt in order to complete their education. Then it takes them a decade or more of working in order to completely pay off those loans. At that point, they’re
Is the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card worth a spot in your wallet? When it comes to travel rewards, much of the focus is placed on high-value transferrable point or airline mileage programs. More recently, all the love has been going to cash back cards. With an unpredictable economy and current state of travel, it's easy to understand why. The point values are stable, easy to redeem, and cash can
Napoleon Hill, author of the ChooseFI staple Think and Grow Rich, famously said, “Plan your work and work your plan.” If you know anything about the journey to Financial Independence, you know that achieving it means having a plan for your money. If you don't have a plan, retiring early may be something you talk about but never accomplish. For ChooseFIers, NewRetirement.com gives you the FI plan you need, one
LEARN HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CHASE FREEDOM FLEX BY MASTERCARD HERE One of our favorite no-fee credit cards is getting a major refresh and new name, the Chase Freedom Flex by Mastercard! A brand-new credit card product is always welcome news, but when it improves upon its predecessor, it's even more exciting to discuss. Starting September 15, 2020, Chase Freedom Flex by Mastercard replaces the much-loved Chase Freedom card
What metric are you using to gauge success? Jillian argues that the metrics we traditionally measure with are not accurate indicators of long term success. Instead she challenges us to consider new metrics – growth and relationships. When we measure success with things we have little control over we can feel frustrated and stuck. Maybe we look outwardly successful, haven’t grown or developed any meaningful relationships. For example, consider the
With so many cell service providers, it's becoming harder and harder to choose the one that not only fits your needs, but doesn't cost you an arm and a leg. Enter Mint Mobile. Mint Mobile costs you as little as $15/month for a 3GB, 4G cell phone plan for one line, or $30/month for unlimited data. Compare that to the average cell phone bill in the US, which is right
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