Personal Finance


MYWINERADIO believes no time like the present to take control of your finances. Whether just starting out or getting ready to retire, these helpful tips will put you on the road to success.

  • Decluttering Kathrynne’s Closet (before and after pictures)
    by Crystal Paine on January 18, 2020 at 9:43 PM

    Need some motivation to declutter your home? We’ve been working on decluttering our home in January and here’s a peek at Kathrynne’s closet (shared with her permission): Decluttering Kathrynne’s Closet Kathrynne spent a number of hours over Christmas break going through her entire room and decluttering and re-organizing it. We realized, after she had decluttered... Read More

  • Brigette’s $73 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6
    by Brigette Shevy on January 18, 2020 at 4:05 PM

    Aldi 2 pkgs Frozen Broccoli Florets – $1.98 1 Cauliflower – $2.25 2 cartons Blueberries – $2.98 1 bunch Bananas – $0.77 1 carton Snacking Tomatoes – $1.99 1 3-ct pkg Garlic Heads – $0.79 1 large head Cabbage – $1.59 1 pkg Baby Carrots – $0.89 1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $2.39 1 large... Read More

  • Get five Dr. Seuss books for just $1.19 each, shipped!
    by Meg on January 18, 2020 at 4:02 PM

    Looking for unique, frugal gift ideas for kids who love to read? This is a great deal on Dr. Seuss books! Right now you can get five Dr. Seuss Classics books for just $5.95 shipped. Here’s how: Go here to sign up for the Dr. Seuss & His Friends Club. Enter your shipping information in... Read More

  • New Ibotta Offers: Zevia Soda, Rx Bars, Special K Cereal, plus more!
    by Meg on January 18, 2020 at 3:51 PM

    Don’t miss out on this week’s newest Ibotta offers! New Ibotta Offers Have you signed up for Ibotta yet? It’s one of my favorite money-making apps, and it’s a great way to save money on groceries and more—without clipping coupons! You can download the Ibotta app to get started. Ibotta added new cash back offers this week — including Zevia Soda,... Read More

  • 3 Steps to Start That Blog You’ve Been Dreaming Of!
    by Crystal Paine on January 18, 2020 at 3:15 PM

    Have you been dreaming of starting a blog? As a blogger, I remember what it was like trying to get my blog started without the help of someone who knew the ropes — the wasted time and frustration trying to figure it all out by myself. I don’t want your frustrations and fears to keep you... Read More

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  • Books with Impact: The More of Less
    by Trent Hamm on January 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM

    The “Books with Impact” series takes a deeper look at specific books that have had a profound impact on my financial, professional and personal growth by extracting specific points of advice from those books and looking at how I’ve applied them in my life with successful results. The previous entry in this series covered A Guide to the Good Life by William Irvine. One practice I find myself often returning to during our financial journey is minimalism. I usually find The post Books with Impact: The More of Less appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • Brink’s Prepaid Mastercard® Review
    by Michelle Wilson on January 17, 2020 at 5:38 PM

    The lives up the Brinks Home Security name, as it is perfect for those who prioritize safety and want protection against unauthorized transactions. With no late fees or interest charges that usually accompany a credit card, this prepaid debit card offers cardholders a chance to rein in their discretionary budget. The Brink’s Prepaid Mastercard® won’t raise your credit score, but it does allow users to escape the hassle of credit checks and interest charges if you simply crave cashless convenience. The post Brink’s Prepaid Mastercard® Review appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • OpenSky® Secured Visa® Credit Card Review
    by Nicki Escudero on January 17, 2020 at 5:26 PM

    The is a simple and straightforward card, that allows carholders to build credit by making on-time payments. There’s no credit check required — all that’s needed is a minimum refundable security deposit of at least $200, which determines your line of credit. This card can help people with no credit history, such as students and young adults, build credit by making on-time payments. It can also help those with poor to fair credit increase their credit scores with responsible use. The post OpenSky® Secured Visa® Credit Card Review appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • Milestone® Gold Mastercard® Review
    by Jessica Walrack on January 17, 2020 at 5:09 PM

    The is a credit card designed for rebuilding credit. This card has flexible approval requirements, a competitive annual percentage rate (APR) and comes with the Mastercard Gold benefits. Further, all payment activity is reported to the three credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax and Transunion). As long as you are managing the card responsibly, it can help you build a positive credit history . However, before you sign up, you should compare it against other entry-level credit cards, as there are alternatives The post Milestone® Gold Mastercard® Review appeared first on The Simple Dollar.