Advertiser Disclosure

Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card and banking offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies and banks from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they appear on category pages. does not include all banks, credit card companies or all available credit card offers, although best efforts are made to include a comprehensive list of offers regardless of compensation. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U.S. Bank, and Barclaycard, among others.

Joanna Crain

Marry Because Money

Would You Marry for Money?

"Looks and love are fleeting, but money can make up for the loss," was a mantra I heard starting at a very young age from a close relative. She had successfully married a very...
Live Stylishly Tight Budget

How To Live Stylishly on a Tight Budget

I initially titled this post "Live Stylishly Within Your Means," but upon further investigation, I found that little phrase had no less than 267,000 search returns in Google. So I went with a title...
Teach Daughter About Money

What I Wish I Had Taught My Daughter About Money

My oldest daughter had many milestones this year. She got her drivers license, got her first car, got her first job and turned 18 just this week. Besides being a festive day full of...
Tightward Conservative Person

Are You a Tightwad or Just Conservative?

According to Merriam-Webster, the word "tightwad" means "a close or miserly person." Let's take that a step further: "miserly" means "of, relating to or characteristic of a miser; marked by grasping meanness and penuriousness."...
Physically Fit Without Killing Budget

Get Physically Fit without Killing Your Budget

Gym memberships can cost over $1,000 a year. Add a personal trainer to that and you are spending thousands to get fit and stay that way. Granted, being physically fit is extremely important, but...