Take Back Your Finances #29: What You Need To Know and How To Create DIY Wills and Testaments

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Aren't you just loving the estate-planning aspects of our Take Back Your Finances 52-Week Challenge?  We know, dumb question - no one we have met really LOVES this aspect of getting your financial house in order. But we can assure you that not … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances 28: The Critical Things To Know About Life Insurance

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We have reached this all important, crucial, second-half of our Take Back Your Finances 52-Week Challenge.  The first half was dealing with immediate issues and start on healthier financial paths.  We are going to be spending the next few weeks … [Read more...]

Can You Go an Entire Week Without Spending A Penny? Here’s What We Learned!

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Can you go an entire week without spending a penny?  The short answer is probably - YES! So easy...right?  Well, it might not be as easy as you think.  You might not realize the little pennies that you are spending on a weekly, probably daily, basis. … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Week #26: Half Way There and Making The 2% Changes This Month

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YAY!! We made it to the half way point! It is an exciting place to be and we bet it feels so amazing to see some great progress with your financial situation! We love doing this challenge every year as we get to a MUCH better place each and every … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Week #25: How To Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report

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As we are continuing our Take Back Your Finances Challenge, we have made it to week #25, almost half way! The past few weeks, we've been focusing on cleaning up your credit report to set the stage for better credit report and scores - which is … [Read more...]

Why Having Good Credit is Important…Even for the Debt Free

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If you are planning to be debt-free and pay for everything with cash, is there even a need to be worried about your credit score? Well, the answer in the past from many experts has been "no," there is no need to worry about building up your credit … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #24: How To Fix Errors on Your Credit Report (Free Printable Checklist)

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It's time to get down to the nitty gritty of repairing our credit.  We are going to start by actually fixing errors on the credit report. You might think that this is a silly step because how many errors are there really actually on a report? … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #23: How To Clean-Up Your Credit Step #1

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We are now at the point that we are going to be taking some important and crucial steps in repairing and cleaning up credit. This is something you can do, even if you are not out of debt. It is important to do a "self" credit check each year for many … [Read more...]