Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

Everything you need to know about credit utilization ratio

Credit utilization refers to the amount of available credit you’re currently using, and it makes up 30 percent of your credit score.

Guide to using Venmo

Venmo, which launched in 2009, has quickly become one of the most popular money transfer apps on the market.

Credit Cards Dot Com

Best credit cards for online shopping

Online shopping is a great way to rack up rewards – if you have the right card.

Haven Life

How are parents handling Halloween in 2020?

The pandemic makes trick-or-treating a challenge. These real-life tips make it less hard.

Vox

Money Talks: The small-business owners who just started another one

Lin Jerome and Alexandra Lourdes took a gamble on opening a speakeasy-style pizza place during quarantine — and it’s paying off.

Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

What to do when you’re not immediately approved for a credit card

Everything you need to know about the credit card approval process.

How to pay off credit card debt in 7 steps

Learn how to pay off credit card debt and protect your financial security.

What are convenience checks?

Convenience checks can be used in a number of ways, but note they come with hidden costs.

Authorized users: Everything you need to know

It can be hard to build credit on your own.

Haven Life

How to look after your mental health during COVID

Stressed? We feel you. Here’s how to practice self-care during unprecedented times.

Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

Chase Freedom Flex 2020 bonus categories

Make the most of your cash back bonus categories this quarter.

How to pay a credit card bill

Learn how to pay your credit card, when you should pay your bill and more.

How long can a debt collector pursue old debt?

Debt collectors will keep calling even after the bank stops. Here’s what to expect.

Vox

Money Talks: The college friends launching a company in a pandemic

After job loss and upheaval due to Covid-19, Ken Chester Jr. and Linglong Wei started WorkJustly to try and combat discrimination in the hiring process.

Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

How to make payments with your phone

CreditCards.com

United Club Infinite Card: Is it worth it?

Haven Life

How to Manage Your Money During a Crisis

Lifehacker

What Does It Mean to Be Furloughed?

Should You Consider Credit Card Forbearance?

Have Your Kid Write to Their Future Self

How to Prioritize Your Bills

If You’re Self-Employed, You Need to Know About the Paycheck Protection Program

Have a good weekend, everybody. ❤️

Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

Should I use a HELOC to pay off credit card debt?

Chase Freedom Card Bonus Categories for 2020

CreditCards.com

Best credit cards for young adults

Lifehacker

Where to Find Free Mental Health Resources During the Pandemic

Where to Find Free Financial Advice During the Pandemic

Remix Your Board Games With This Free Kit

It’s Time to Stop Using Your Travel Rewards Credit Card

Help Researchers Track the Coronavirus Spread With This App

Use a Squeeze Bottle as a DIY Bidet

How to Hand-Wash Clothes at Home

Stay safe, everybody. ❤️

Where I Got Published This Week

Bankrate

How do credit card points work? A beginner’s guide

How to build credit without a credit card

CreditCards.com

Best credit cards for online shopping

Best high limit business credit cards

Haven Life

How to work from home with kids

Lifehacker

How to Create a Designated Work Space in Your Home

Fill Out the Census Form While You’re Stuck Inside

How Do You Make a Will During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

Can You Still FIRE During a Recession?

What Bad Habits Have You Picked Up During the Pandemic?

Vox

Money Talks: This family declared bankruptcy. Now they’re figuring out how to rebuild.

Lots of good stuff to read this week. I recommend the “can you FIRE during a recession” piece, the “work from home with kids” piece, and the Vox Money Talks interview. ❤️