Can your landlord repeatedly pull your credit report anytime he or she wants?
A reader of AskTheMoneyCoach.com claims that their landlord is constantly pulling her credit report month after month.
Does she have the right to stop her landlord? Has your landlord pulled your credit report recently?
Watch this video to learn your rights as a tenant.
We all know you should NEVER drink and drive, but few people realize the huge financial ramifications of getting busted for driving under the influence of alcohol.
A DUI can be enormously costly – mainly in terms of the potential physical danger you pose to pedestrians, other drivers on the road, passengers in your car, and even yourself.
So during the holiday season, and throughout the year, please think twice about consuming alcohol and then getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. [continue reading…]
Almost everyone has at least one bathroom that could use a little sprucing up. Why not install some eco-friendly fixtures or materials? These will improve the appearance, save money and help out the environment all at the same time! If you own your home, some of these cost effective upgrades will even increase the value.
Let’s start with the easy stuff… [continue reading…]
If my husband gets his way, in about a year from now we’ll be replacing our 2003 Chevy Tahoe with his dream car: a new Cadillac Escalade.
In all honesty, I love the Escalade too — especially the new 2014 and revamped 2015 models. They really do set the standard for luxury SUVs.
Still, I’m always thinking about how to save money and keep our household bills as low as possible. [continue reading…]
One simple way to save more money is to curb your spending. Unfortunately, a lot of so-called “simple” ways to save cash aren’t necessarily easy.
So I put together a list – with the help of my ever-frugal hubby – of 10 things you should stop buying now. And the good part is that all of these things won’t change your lifestyle in any major way, so they should be pretty easy to refrain from buying once you consider your alternatives.
Here are 10 items to just say “No” to buying – no matter how tempting they may seem. [continue reading…]