Money Basics

Finances, Projects, and Dogs – Update Q2 2021

Finances, Projects, and Dogs – Update Q2 2021

Another quarter in the books! Every three months, I’ll be taking a look at my personal finances, recent news from The Best Interest, and more dog pictures. Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. Ben Franklin If you missed my first quarterly update, it’s here. Why share this…

How Tax Brackets Work (in 3 Easy Charts)

How Tax Brackets Work (in 3 Easy Charts)

Three things are certain in life: death, taxes, and a weekly article from The Best Interest. Today’s article addresses two of the three (I’ll let you guess). We’re going to talk about: The most common mistake in understanding taxes Our current Federal tax brackets How taxes brackets work A common myth about getting a raise…

10 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

10 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

Credit cards are a great tool for building credit. They’re easy to use, offer flexibility, and sometimes even reward you for using them. Most also directly impact your credit score and are used by many people to begin building their credit profile. But what if you don’t want a credit card or are having trouble…