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The Reflex Credit Card is a below-average credit card for beginners. If you are looking to build your credit, there are better options available for you. The card is issued by Celtic Bank and managed by Continental Finance Company, which has been around since 2005. They claim to offer, “credit cards for consumers with less-than-perfect […] The post Reflex Credit Card Review: Reasons to Avoid It appeared first on Just Start ...
Posted: Apr 05 2020 @ 10:52 AM
Many people suffer from something called imposter syndrome, which entails having the feeling of self-doubt. It can be a hard issue to overcome, but one thing that always helps is self-care. I have good news! That’s what we’re going to talk about in today’s post. It’s all about self-care. Self-care, self-love, mindfulness, and time alone – […] The post How to Save Money on Self-Care appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Apr 02 2020 @ 11:39 PM
Did you know that millions of people have followed and completed Dave Ramsey’s popular baby steps to financial freedom? It’s a clear path that is easy to follow, and some statistics show they work. However, many others debate the pros and cons of the popular Dave Ramsey Baby Steps For example, we wrote a viral article […] The post Dave Ramsey Baby Steps Pros and Cons appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Mar 31 2020 @ 7:18 PM
Deciding to invest in index funds is one of the smartest decisions you can make as an investor. However, while deciding to invest in index funds is easy, choosing which funds to invest in is not always as straightforward. Today, we’ll be comparing three popular funds from Vanguard: VTSAX vs VTI vs VOO. Those of […] The post VTSAX vs VTI vs VOO: Vanguard Funds Full Review appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Mar 29 2020 @ 11:22 AM
Learning how to start real estate investing has become popular as people have begun to focus on growing multiple streams of income. If done right, you could see significant returns on your money but, as with any type of investment, “never invest in anything you don’t understand (or can’t explain to a 5th grader.”) Even Mark Twain […] The post How to Start Real Estate Investing: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Mar 26 2020 @ 9:30 PM
Whether you believe the hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic or not, one thing is sure: The Coronavirus is impacting countless households when it comes to finances. Find ways to make money at home during this crisis can help alleviate some of that impact. Those who are brave enough to check the status of their 401(k) accounts have seen steady […] The post 12 Ways to Make Money While at Home During the Coronavirus appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 24 2020 @ 10:51 PM
Just Start Investing is launching a Facebook Group: Personal Finance Made Easy. We’re super excited to build this group, and a community, for our readers. The ultimate goal of our new group will be to provide simple and easy-to-follow answers to whatever personal finance questions people may have. In fact, we’re so excited that we’re […] The post Personal Finance Made Easy Facebook Group appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Mar 23 2020 @ 7:46 PM
Most people wouldn’t question the difference between being rich vs wealthy. But, they are different. Saying that being rich and wealthy are the same is like saying a credit card and debit card are the same, or that there is no difference between an index fund and mutual fund. They’re similar to each other, but […] The post Rich vs Wealthy: Why Being Wealthy is More Important appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Mar 22 2020 @ 10:59 AM
It should be no surprise to anyone that consumer and student loan debt in the United States is at an all-time high. Several studies put student loan debt in the United States at $1.6 trillion! A recent article in Forbes says that the average debt per student stands at $32,731. Students everywhere are looking for relief. Many students use […] The post MyFedLoan: A Guide to This Student Loan Payment Platform appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Mar 18 2020 @ 6:01 PM
Geoarbitrage is a fancy word with a simple meaning. In a nutshell, it involves moving in order to lower your cost of living. The term was made popular by Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The Four Hour Work Week and the creator of the well-known podcast called The Tim Ferriss Show. He discussed geoarbitrage in […] The post What is Geoarbitrage: How to Hack Your Location appeared first on Just Start ...
Posted: Mar 15 2020 @ 5:03 PM


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