January 10, 2014

The Best Hotel Credit Cards of 2014

Part 4 of 4 from the best rewards credit cards series In Part 4 of this series, I’m writing about the best hotel credit cards. […]

Thinking Negative

We’ve all heard many, many things about the power of positive thinking. Some people (myself included) believe that a key part of being successful at anything is visualizing that success. In doing so, you picture the details of that success, which often helps you a great deal in formulating a plan to get there. It also serves in making that success seem much more real. […]

Get Whiter Teeth: Dr. Gordon Trent Austin’s 10 Easy Home Remedies

“A brilliant smile can change your life,” says Dr. Gordon Trent Austin, a third generation dentist and Honorable Fellow to the Georgia Dental Association. In fact, a beautiful smile outranks eyes, hair, and the body as the most attractive physical feature according to an American Dental Association survey. Thankfully, a great smile doesn’t have to cost a fortune. […]

Distractions and Focus

One of the biggest reasons for mistakes in my day-to-day life is mental distraction. My mind will be floating around, trying to remember several things at once, and just like that, I’ll make a mistake with regards to whatever it is that I was focusing on. I’ll put something in the shopping cart that I didn’t need. […]

5 signs your credit card sucks

John ParkerWhen it comes to choosing the right credit card, you’ve got plenty of options. A good card can give you a long promotional period, a great interest rate and reward you with some nice benefits. […]

10 Tasty and Frugal Chickpea Recipes

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are one of the healthiest legumes on the planet. They are a great source fiber, and they offer digestive support, better regulation of blood sugar, and a unique supply of antioxidants. They're also heart healthy and could lower the risk of breast cancer. […]

Wantable Makeup: Premium Cosmetics at a Bargain Price

Makeup is one of those things where you often get what you pay for. Granted, drugstore brands work well enough for most of us, but if you're a cosmetics maven, a single tube of name-brand mascara can seriously cramp your budget. […]

Ask the Readers: Big decisions for 20-somethings

This question comes from a regular Get Rich Slowly reader who needs some help making some life-changing decisions. She’s reaching out to the GRS readers for some advice. Between the two of us, my then-boyfriend and I had a moderate amount of savings. We had both paid off all of our debt – cars, student loans and all credit cards. […]

10 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making in 2014

While 2013 might not have been as much of a financial whirlwind as what we've seen in the past, it seems as if our ability to be frugal, manage our own money, and grow our portfolios is as haphazard as ever. […]

30 Steps to Great Finances: Steps 19 through 21

Today we are going to continue listing the 30 steps anyone can take to have great finances. If you are new to this series, please read through the steps we've already covered, starting with 30 Steps to Great Finances: Steps 1 through 3 before reading this post.Today we'll be talking about saving, debt reduction, and giving. Interesting combination, huh? […]

Should Utilities Be Added to Credit Scores?

This post comes from Miranda Marquit at our partner site Quizzle.com. One of the biggest complaints that many have about the credit reporting industry is the fact that consumers have little choice but to engage in activities that can result in high interest debt if they want a good credit score. […]