Why My Wallet Likes Being Single

Why My Wallet Likes Being Single

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post over on DINKS Finance that basically lamented what happens to your finances when you go from being in a relationship that splits most of the bills to on your own. Suffice to say… it’s not pretty. And who wants to deal with your bank account getting punched…

Yakezie Carnival

Yakezie Carnival

Looking to branch out and read some more posts by other great personal finance bloggers? Well, we aim to please here at brokeGIRLrich. The Yakezie Carnival is brought to you to by the network of personal finance bloggers of the Yakezie. You can submit articles at Blogger Carnivals. What is the Yakezie? Despite sounding a lot like a Chinese or…

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Financially Savvy Saturdays #67

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from how to get the most bang for your buck when donating to charity to how index funds work, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into…

Ready to Open an IRA? Here's How to Do It!

Ready to Open an IRA? Here’s How to Do It!

Now that you’ve gotten a ballpark number you need for retirement, I bet you’re ready to do some saving! So you’re finally ready to take the plunge and open an IRA but have no idea where to get started? To start with, let’s consider a few things. Do you have a lump sum to open…

Give Thanks the Smart Way: How to Check a Charity is Legit

Give Thanks the Smart Way: How to Check a Charity is Legit

During the holiday season, charitable giving increases. Whether it’s the warm and gooey feeling of helping others or the season of tax write-off prep, either way it’s nice to know that when you’re giving money to an organization they’re going to use it the right way. What’s the right way? Personally, when I give money…