Facebook “Free Money” Scam

Facebook “Free Money” Scam

I must have felt a chill because I sensed pure evil — or else it was cold in the house. Either way, I was the target of a scam. It started when I received a message from someone I knew before elementary school but wasn’t very active on Facebook.    “Oh, hi, how are...
Downward Modifications: When Something’s Gotta Give

Downward Modifications: When Something’s Gotta Give

With an official unemployment rate of 20%, Americans are downsizing their lives. And while it’s easy enough to cancel Hulu because it has way too many commercials anyway, adjusting a child support agreement or co-parenting plan requires a lot more leg work. That’s...
Using Every Tool Available to You is Self-Care

Using Every Tool Available to You is Self-Care

A lot of people are spending less money simply because there is no place to spend it. I think that’s great, but as a financial plan it’s not very sustainable. If you’re looking to be a little more consistent in your coronavirus-inspired cost-cutting, there are some...
Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

We’re at the point now where people are starting to glimpse some silver linings around the COVID cloud. One such sliver of good news came when the three credit reporting agencies — Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian — announced they would be offering a free credit...