Recommendations

Here’s a list of products and services that we hope will help you keep a few more bucks in your pockets. We only recommend products that we have used and trust. We’ll continue to add to this page as time goes by. Note that we may earn commission on some of the items if you wish to purchase through these links (at no cost to you).

credit report recommendation

Credit Report

From time to time, you’ll want to check your credit report to make sure it is in good standing (unless you pay cash for everything). We think Credit Karma is a useful online tool that will give you all the information you need to get your report and help you improve it too. The service is free.

cell phone recommendation

Cell Phone Service

If you own a cell phone – you want to make sure you aren’t paying too much. And, it’s easy to pay over $50 per month for service. But you don’t have to with Republic Wireless. They offer plans starting at $5/month. Tello and Ting are also great, lower-cost options.

investment management recommendation

Investing

Managing and keeping track of your investments is no easy task. It can be a very complicated process with so much to know. The folks at Personal Capital have a great online tool that will offer tips and insights about your investments and even offer financial advice, if you chose it. The service is free to start.

insurance

Insurance

For your insurance needs, we’ve had good success with the folks at Nationwide. We have auto and home insurance and have been pleasantly surprised with the service and know-how.

website hosting recommendation

Website Hosting

If you are looking to get a website up and running, you will do well to chose Bluehost. For as little as $2.95/month and $5/month regularly, you can get your site parked at a very customer-friendly company. 

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personal finance books

Personal Finance Books

One of the books most influencial to Charlie and Aaron’s life was Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover book. It helped spur us both on shed our debt and live a thriftier and financially free life. It will motivate you too with all the stories of other successful people who chose to become debt-free.

Have a product or service that you’d like us to check out and has helped you to save money? Shoot us a note!