The following are a list of recommended tools and resources that I use to help stay organized with my money and blog. Please note that these links help support the blog.
If you have any additional tools and resources that you use and would like to recommend them, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m always looking to improve.
If you have any questions about any of the items on my list, please reach out as well.
These two books help us get started on our debt-free journey and help us accomplish our goal of paying off $109,000 worth of debt. These are two books I regular gift, and when asked for a book recommendation, these are always my top two.
The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy – by Stanley & Danko
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Besides Microsoft Excel, these are the tools I use to help keep our money and savings organized.
Personal Capital – Is a free wealth management tool that allows you to aggregate all of your accounts in one place. I like having one place to aggregate all my accounts on a single dashboard. Super easy to use and offers several free tools to help keep your finances organized.
Ibotta – I saved $30 in the first month using Ibotta. It’s an app you use to scan offer before or after you shop, once you complete a transaction you scan your receipt and collect rebates. New users received a $10 welcome bonus.
Stockpile – Stockpile lets you buy fractional shares of over 1,000 stocks and ETFs. It’s Free to sign up, cost 99¢ per trades, and has no monthly fees. They also offer gift cards for various stocks. It’s a tool I’m using to help my three children get started with investing. If you use this link, you get a $5 bonus just for signing up.
The Financial Gym – Founder Shannon McLay is a friend, and her goal is to help anyone in need. You can visit the Financial Gym location in New York City, or the team can meet with your virtually to get your finances on the right track.
Broke, Busted, and Disgusted – A great documentary film that all high school students and their parents should watch if they are planning on going to college.
Tailwind – is a pin scheduling tool that helps manage Pinterest accounts by automatically spreading new pins over ideal pinning hours, creating secret boards, and in general, makes Pinterest much easier to manage.
Social Warfare – A WordPress plugin that adds social share buttons and formats photos for the varies social media platforms. This plugin makes it super easy to share your content.
Blue Host – is a web hosting and domain service. If you are thinking about starting a blog, they offer great basic plans to get started.
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