Why are you working on Phroogal?

As I continue this journey to build Phroogal, I spend a lot of time explaining what I am doing and I often get the question, “Why are you doing this?” Let me provide the answer I recently gave to a stranger. I was asked, “Why are you working on Phroogal?” …

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Do women pay more for using credit cards?

Answer: A FINRA Foundation Study, showed that women paid a percentage higher in credit card rates compared to men. “For women, having a high level of financial literacy appears to pay off,” said FINRA Foundation President Gerri Walsh. “The gender gap for costly credit card behaviors disappears for women with …

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What are the best banks for women?

Answer: We haven’t found a particular bank that caters specifically to women’s needs. What financial institutions do you think serve women better? Sign up for our newsletter Like this article? Sign up for our free newsletter and we’ll send you a weekly email of our best blogs, deals and money tips to …

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How Do I Apply for Student Financial Aid?

Answer: The first step is to fill out FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.ed.gov). Three things to keep in mind about FAFSA deadlines: 1) There is a Federal deadline. 2) There are different State deadlines. Check the FAFSA website, enter your state of residence and year for which …

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How Can I Get Access to Free Credit Scores?

If you’ve tried “googling” free credit scores, you’d probably find yourself with hundreds of links pointing you to various websites that truly don’t offer free credit scores. Affiliate Link: Get your Free Credit Report and Score The site www.AnnualCreditReport.com is the real site to access your entire credit report from all …

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Make Money: Earn money renting out your driveway

Making money isn’t easy but there are great ways to supplement your income without much work involved. Have you ever thought of renting our your garage or driveway? Finding parking in downtown areas, transportation hubs, stadiums or places where many people congregate can be difficult. If you have a driveway …

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