Is Credit Karma Safe? (Read This Before Using It)

  • Post author:Chris Roane
  • Post last modified:June 2, 2023

Seeing your credit score and viewing your credit reports has become a necessity in this day and age. Everything is becoming digitized, and new websites are launching all the time. But it can be hard to know if sites and apps like Credit Karma are safe or if they are a scam. Credit Karma provides a free and easy way of viewing your financial history. I discovered Credit Karma earlier this year, and it has…

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Google Pay Review 2024: The New Info You Need

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:January 3, 2024

In a world that is becoming increasingly digital, how we pay is no exception. In this review, we'll take a look at what Google Pay is and where and how to use it. Nowadays, using Google Pay is not only one of the quickest ways to pay - it's also one of the most secure. Also, keep in mind that this app is interchangeable with Apple Pay. They are very similar; the obvious difference being…

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How Credit Favors the Wealthy – and Preys upon the Poor

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:June 11, 2023

I check my credit report pretty religiously on Credit Karma. Why do I check it so frequently, you? Ohh, I'm not sure. I'm bored? I'm a nerd who actually finds it kind of fun to track? Yeah, both of those reasons are pretty accurate.One of the items on your credit report is derogatory marks: My derogatory marks on Credit Karma. Way to go, me. I never paid much attention to this item - probably because, as you…

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How to Find Cheap Flights to Anywhere

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:May 27, 2020

In just two short weeks, I will be on a plane headed to Europe. And I will have paid almost nothing for that ticket. In this post, I'm going to cover how you can easily find cheap flights to anywhere.It seems like there is still a lot of misconception around these trips. People seem to think it's too good to be true or that they could never do it. It's probably much easier to find…

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How Credit Cards Could Help You Reach FI

  • Post author:Bob Haegele
  • Post last modified:June 11, 2023

Financial independence is a central theme of this blog because it's such a powerful concept. And guess what? Credit cards can help you get there. Of course, I always have to qualify these statements by saying that credit cards are not without risk. I'd be remiss to recommend even more cards if you currently hold the average household credit card debt of $8,6836. In that case, your focus should obviously be paying down debt, perhaps…

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