Leanne Brown wrote the book on eating well for less. Her cookbook, “Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day” has been downloaded more than 900,000 times, and over 71,000 updated hard copies have been given or sold at a discount to help people in need. For each copy of her New York Times bestseller sold, a copy is donated to people who might not otherwise have access.
Applying or cosigning for a credit card with your loved one has its risks. The credit card and its activity appears on both of your credit reports, and you’re both responsible for the balance. If your loved one has good financial habits, however, a joint credit card account comes with a lot of perks. From helping you combine your finances to building credit and racking up rewards, a joint credit card is a great financial tool for couples. Here are seven reasons why you should open one.
As a parent, you want the best for your child. You want to provide them safety, shelter and a foundation they can build on as they make their way in the world. That involves many areas, but one that is commonly overlooked is finances. Personally speaking, my parents did very little to encourage my financial growth as a child. It’s not a complaint; it’s just what it is. I’m not the only one either.