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The Big Panic: Actually Buying Stocks

So I decided to try my hand at buying stocks. I knew about blue chip stocks, penny stocks, and all the other major categories. But actually going on an online broker site was by far one of the most intimidating things I’ve experienced. Each stock had information that didn’t really make much …

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Friday Five: 5 Millennial Reasons to Choose a Credit Union

Credit unions and millennials share many of the same values. It’s actually the perfect time for credit unions to take the center stage but many millennials are still left wondering what are credit unions all about. The unfortunate reality (and I’m guilty of this myself) is the industry’s strong focus …

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To Buy, or Not to Buy… That is the Question

Well, the question really has to do with buying vs. renting… and the answer is not always so simple. Many are faced with this question at a turning point in their lives, though it seems the query is more often addressed by those who chose to dwell in cities. As …

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101 Reasons Why Credit Unions are Awesome

I’ve talked a lot about credit unions and if you still aren’t convinced here are 101 reasons to consider a banking relationship with one of the 6,800 credit unions in the US. Keep in mind that bot all credit unions operate the same. Some are way more awesome while others …

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Everything You Needed To Know About Credit Unions

It’s no secret that I love credit unions. I do acknowledge that not all credit unions are the same. Some keep to their cooperative founding while others act like banks. Overall, I think a credit union should be part of everyone’s financial portfolio. [slideshare id=38621575&doc=phroogalpersonalfinancebankingandcreditunions-140902175902-phpapp02] We’ve receive quite a number …

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Banking: Moven Review

Moven Review Moven App Review Throughout the past year or more, I’ve been taking a detailed look at money management app after money management app. I’ve looked at investing apps, online banking apps, budgeting apps and more. However, I’ve never come across anything like Moven. I would have to place …

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3 Financial Tips for Young Professionals

Becoming a member of the real world is both an exciting and scary time for young adults. It’s the first time in your life you are given a ton of responsibility and have to be really proactive with several aspects of your life. From taxes to rent to budgeting, it …

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Top 10 Money Blogs with the Word Frugal

The word frugal is commonly associated with thrift or cheap. But, that’s not the case. Frugal has become hip and a word used by many to show their financial savviness. We read a lot of personal finance blogs. There are so many great blogs out there but today we’d start …

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