Category: Financial Fitness

Financial Fitness Financial Fitness: Should I Buy a House or Rent?

Financial Fitness: Should I Buy a House or Rent?

This guest article from Hunter Munch tackles the perennial debate between buying a house and renting. A frequent topic of discussion, particularly among millennials, is whether they should buy or rent their home. Owning a home, when you’re ready, can be extremely fulfilling. Calling this a big decision, however, would be an understatement. It’s one …

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Financial Fitness Do You Know Why You’re Eating the Way You’re Eating or Training the Way You’re Training?

Do You Know Why You’re Eating the Way You’re Eating or Training the Way You’re Training?

As Peter Lynch, author of One Up on Wall Street said: “Never invest in an idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon.” Meaning, if you can’t explain what a company does in 30 seconds or less, you shouldn’t invest in it. If you don’t fully know and understand something, why would you put your money …

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Financial Fitness How to Get an 800 Credit Score in Your Early 20s and Make Nearly $3,000 in the Process

How to Get an 800 Credit Score in Your Early 20s and Make Nearly $3,000 in the Process

Spoiler Alert: The subject of this case study is none other than myself. This is my story of going from zero credit in 2012 to an 800 credit score in early 2017. I was able to accomplish this as a college student (through 2014) and with a moderate annual income (never more than $60,000/year with …

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