Radical Finances

More of why I don’t pick stocks

Think you can pick the right stocks that will make you rich? You’re probably wrong, as are most people, including me. … Read More

The Buy/Rent Calculator tells it like it is

The New York Times calculator showing whether to rent or buy a home is more cost-effective has a lot of wisdom, even with unhappy news. … Read More

Secure 2.0: Can you save for retirement while paying off your debt?

I used to believe you couldn’t pay off debt and save for retirement, but new legislation through the Secure 2.0 Act is making me reconsider. … Read More

The 1% Rule: How to know when to move your money

Not every deal necessitates the hassle of moving your money or accounts around, but the 1% Rule is a good threshold to keep in mind. … Read More

Getting your credit score(s)

We think of credit scores as a single number, but in actuality it’s more complicated than you might think. You can still get yours for free. … Read More

Why you might get your student loans forgiven now

There is a one-time adjustment happening to certain student loans, but you may have to act fast if you want to qualify. … Read More

How to get your credit report from TransUnion

The credit agency, TransUnion, seems to have the least interesting credit reports, but getting yours from there is just as important. … Read More

How to get your credit report from Experian

I get my credit report from Experian, and learn the truth behind those free credit score commercials. … Read More


How to get your credit report from Equifax

I got my credit report from Equifax and show how easy it is to view your financial history and fix any errors if necessary. … Read More

Better financial habits are easier when you stop using credit cards

The simple act of not using credit cards will naturally lead you into all sorts of other better financial habits too. … Read More