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

Clear Airport Security Review: Skip The Security Lines

Clear Airport Security Review: Skip The Security Lines

Although a few months may have passed, I still remember the long, snaking TSA PreCheck lines at Seattle’s airport at the beginning of 2019. The regular TSA security lines were even worse. The cause of these ire-inducing delays? The Federal Government shutdown. There were only a handful of TSA agents who showed up to work, so no one was going anywhere fast. One harried airport employee let me know that … Read more

Top Cash Back Credit Cards Of 2020

best cash back credit cards

In the Choose FI community, we talk a lot about the benefits of travel rewards cards and how they can help you travel for almost nothing. While travel rewards cards are an incredible tool, they don’t matter too much to folks who don’t travel. That’s why cash back credit cards are just as important. They offer cash back on your most common purchases and, when used responsibly, can earn you … Read more

Citi Simplicity Review–A Simple Balance Transfer Card

Citi Simplicity Review--A Simple Balance Transfer Card

Balance transfer credit cards are an important tool for paying off debt; when used correctly of course. The Citi Simplicity Card offers 12 months of 0% APR, and 16.49% – 26.49% after that, which is difficult to beat Citi Simplicity Card is, as the title suggests, a simple card. While it does offer a low-interest rate for 12 months, there are plenty of other features that make the Citi Simplicity … 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 A great intro APR for balance … 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

FreshBooks Review–The Perfect Accounting Software For Freelancers

Freshbooks review

Owning your own business comes with a lot of perks, but it also comes with tons of responsibility. Using an accounting software is a must for many business owners. It can help you pay your employees, keep track of time clocks, send invoices, and much more. But many accounting software platforms are clunky and don’t really help make your life easier. Today, I’ll go through the sign-up process and discuss … Read more