Travel Hacking New Orleans

Flights and 4 nights for 5 people- under $300 We just returned from New Orleans thanks to some serious travel hacking and I wanted to share with you how we saved so much money on accommodation & flights.  We’ve been able to travel more since learning how to better utilize our credit card points.  For more info, start HERE: Why this Dave Ramsey follower still uses a credit card Travel Hacking the Canadian Rockies We flew to New Orleans on Southwest …

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Why this Dave Ramsey follower still uses a credit card

As much as I preach the Dave Ramsey financial gospel, there is one solid thing that I disagree with him on. I think you can get out of debt and pay your bills and still have a credit card.   Now, as Paul Harvey would say, here is “the rest of the story.” We never struggled with credit cards.  We had a car loan and student loan when we took Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University.  We were young and dumb, …

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Bad (Money) Habits

  Throughout the last year, I’ve been reading a lot about habits.  It’s really fascinating why we do the things we do- whether it’s our purchases at the store or our bedtime routine.  Moreso, habits are changeable! So what habits do we need to let go of when it comes to money?  I’m personally sick of hearing to “give up your latte each day!”  You mean a $4 Starbucks drink x 5 days a week is a bad investment?  Duh. …

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