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...that game and play it well, play it responsibly?” Swipe, but swipe responsibly—right? Credit cards are not inherently bad. People who treat credit cards like Monopoly money make poor choices...Read Blog
Like your friend Brittany, credit cards in YNAB can be a little…extra. Credit cards in YNAB don’t have a positive balance that feeds the budget like checking and savings accounts....Read Blog
...able to afford. I personally am somewhere in the middle. One huge disadvantage to credit cards isn’t from the credit card itself. It’s from the people that use them. Now,...Read Blog
...up his credit cards, and finally it all clicked into place: the credit card was just like a holding envelope in his budget. If he bought groceries with his card,...Read Blog
...your credit card debt. That’s the strict math, but what might change the equation and tip the scales back toward a full focus on the credit card debt? If a...Read Blog
...your credit score. Types of credit include mortgages, installment loans, retail accounts, credit cards and finance company accounts. Keep in mind that if you don’t have a lot of credit...Read Blog
...within their means, is humbled by the thought of compound interest, and understands the long term consequences of a credit score, consider opening a credit card. Credit cards themselves are...Read Blog
I want to talk about accounting. I want to pull back the curtain a little bit and explain some of the inner workings of how credit cards are handled within...Read Blog
...decision, refer back to your plan (a.k.a., your budget categories). Your budget is your North Star. Keep Credit Cards in Their Place Your credit card is simply a payment method—nothing...Read Blog
...to use credit cards? Sure, if you want to. In YNAB, credit cards are treated like debit cards—you won’t be spending money you don’t have. There’s no going into debt...Read Blog
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