5 FREE Financial Tips to Stay on Top of Your Finances
While working to become free of debt and staying on top of our finances, we thought you would like to know what sites we recommend for you to stay on top of your finances for FREE. Below you will find 5 FREE sites we recommend for managing your personal finances. We can’t wait to start using them for the saving part of our around the world adventures!
Mint is an easy program to help you understand what’s going on with your money and stay on top of your finances. It gives you the tools you need to get a handle on your finances in a convenient, fast, and FREE way. Mint does all of the organizing for you and automatically organizes your spending into different categories. You can see where every dime you spend goes and set goals on where you want it to go. Mint gives you simple steps to help with those goals, along with FREE advice, gentle reminders, and encouragement to make it easier to reach your goals.
We’ve been using Credit Karma since 2010. We have nothing but good things to say about them. They help you see what your credit score is, credit card utilization and everything else related to your credit report broken down in an easy to understand manner. Once you sign-up, you will instantly receive your FREE credit score and a break down of your credit report online. Credit Karma gives you access to all of your financial information from bank accounts to credit cards to your mortgages and more, all in one easy to access location for FREE. No really; it’s as good as it sounds. We’ve had more than one person thank us for introducing them to Credit Karma.
Annual Credit Report
Get a copy of your credit report every year for FREE with Annual Credit Report. Knowing what is going on with your credit is really important if you want to stay on top of your finances. Make sure to pull a copy of your credit report to check for any inconsistencies, incorrectly reported information and/or fraud.
A site, My Money, provided by the US government for FREE to help you improve you financial literacy and educate you on the basics of finance. Whether you are buying a house, trying to stay on top of your finances, or investing in your 401(k), the tools on My Money can help you maximize your financial knowledge. Throughout the site, you will find important information provided from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices in all areas of your life.
Your Financial Institution
Sign-up for FREE online services provided by your financial institutions. Banks, credit unions, credit card companies and more all have them. It’s an easy way to pay bills, transfer funds, and stay on top of your finances.
The great thing about all of these sites, besides being FREE, is that you can use all of them from anywhere in the world and while you travel. For more tips on staying on top of your finances, read 10 Financial Tips to Get Out of Debt Quicker.
Do you know of any other free financial tips to help you stay on top of your finances?