Shopping was and still is a pastime of mine, but as I prioritize what I want to spend my money on, I’ve cut back on mindless shopping significantly. Over the years I’ve picked up some helpful shopping tips that I know will help you save money. Read more
Credit cards are something everyone should have and know how to use wisely. My mom signed me up for my first “college credit card” from Wells Fargo when I was still in high school. She’d let me buy gas and a couple random items and then she would pay it off for me. I know this isn’t something that all parents do, but this benefited me because it established my credit history at a younger age. All the cards I use have zero annual fees, which is important to look for when you’re signing up for your first credit card. And my advice would be signing up for a store credit card like Victoria’s Secret just to start you on the path to building credit. Don’t go crazy and max it out!