Honey App Review: How I Use Honey To Get The Best Prices

Honey App Review: How I Use Honey To Get The Best Prices

If you’ve ever tried finding coupon codes online, you know what a pain that can be. Most of the time they don’t work and, when they do, they might only save you a few cents. Fortunately, there’s a fix for this. You need to install the Honey browser extension. I started using Honey over a year ago, and now nearly every time I shop online, I get coupon codes and … Read more

Lose Weight And Build Healthier Habits With Noom

Lose Weight And Build Healthier Habits With Noom

Every January, folks make resolutions to lose weight and then promptly quit a few weeks into the new year. Or, if you’re like me, every summer you vow to lose a few pounds by eating local vegetables and getting more exercise. While this year I’ve been successful, that hasn’t always been the case. In fact, most years I’ve failed and wound up at the local ice cream shop more than … Read more

How To Shop For Car Insurance

How To Shop For Car Insurance: Compare.com Review

No one particularly enjoys the idea of car insurance. It costs too much, you never get all the coverage you want, and it’s mandatory. Although you might not want to take the time to understand car insurance, it’s important that you do. You need to understand what you’re paying for, why you’re paying for it, and how it can help you in the event of an accident. Our guide is … Read more

How To Earn Money With Your Car (Without Driving!)

How To Earn Money With Your Car

You don’t have to drive your car in order to make money with your car. You can rent out your car, RV, or even your parking space and earn some extra money sitting on your couch. Below we have six companies that offer a sure-FIRE (pun intended) way to earn some extra money using your car. Turo is one of the best in the car rental industry right now. They … Read more

“Follow Your Passion” Might Be Bad Advice: Here’s Why

Follow Your Passion Might Be Bad Advice: Here's Why

On the Choose FI Facebook page, there’s a lively debate about whether or not following your passion is a good idea or not. Hint: It’s probably not. “Follow your passion” is common advice when deciding what to do for your career. But is it always the best way? Maybe not. Following Your Passion Doesn’t Always Pay Off The best person to talk about this topic is Mike Rowe, host of … Read more

Cell Service Starting At $5 A Month: Gen Mobile Review

Cell Service Starting At $5 A Month: Gen Mobile Review

If you’re on the road to FI, you know you need to cut some expenses. One of the best budget-friendly moves you can make is to find a cheaper phone plan. This can be an easy way to cut your expenses while not sacrificing any of your lifestyle. Here’s a look at , a new cell phone carrier that offers cell phone plans starting at just $5! What Is Gen … Read more

The Global Entry Program: Everything You Need To Know

The Global Entry Program: What It Is And How To Make It Work For You

It seems like every time I go to the airport, at least one person in the security line claims “it never used to be like this.” “This,” of course, refers to lengthy wait we experience before reaching the front of the line. And, once there, we find ourselves greeted by metal detectors and a handful of underpaid, annoyed security workers. Doesn’t really set a great tone for your travel, does … Read more

Challenge: Get Your Tax Refund Down To Under $100

Challenge: Get Your Tax Refund Down To Under $100

This tax season, returns have been uncommonly low, and everyone has noticed. If you tuned into episode 116r of the Choose FI podcast, you know why that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But for those who didn’t listen, this post will cover why you should try to get your next year’s tax return under $100. I’ll also discuss methods for doing so. Without further ado, let’s get started! Why Refunds … Read more

Earn More Interest On Your Emergency Fund: CIT Savings Builder Review

CIT savings builder

Once you start your FI journey you likely have a good amount of cash sitting in a savings account. Between saving up for purchases and filling up your emergency fund you may find yourself having quite the nest egg sitting there not doing much for you. Finding a high-yield savings account is a great way to get a little interest on your savings. About The CIT Savings Builder There’s a … Read more

Short Term Side Hustles: Get The Financial Boost Without The Commitment

Short Term Side Hustles: Get The Financial Boost Without The Commitment

You are busy living your life, working your regular job, but every once in a while you have a thought–what if I could make a few extra bucks, and get our savings to grow even faster. Maybe it is time to consider a short-term side hustle. Short term side hustles are perfect for those of whose day job is seasonal. If you can find a side hustle during your slow … Read more