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Easy Travel Budget

Easy Travel Budget

Do You Have a Travel Budget We live in a society of instant gratification and that can get us travelers in financial trouble if we are not careful and don’t have a budget in place to help fund our trips…

Erase Your Credit Card Debt

Erase Your Credit Card Debt

Plain and Simple, Debt Stinks It’s been a while since I posted anything about personal finance, and I’m starting to plan my next credit card “app-o-rama” so it reminded me just how important it is to ALWAYS pay off your…

The Key to a Successful Budget

The Key to a Successful Budget

by Jon Mohatt (aka Travel Brainstorm) In order to travel without incurring debt, one needs points and/or money, and to ensure you have these resources, you have to budget successfully.  If you’ve been following my blog for long you have…

Credit Card Applications Impacting Your Credit Score

Credit Card Applications Impacting Your Credit Score

Worried About Impacting Your Credit Score? by Jon Mohatt (aka Travel Brainstorm) If you have read my recent posts you know that I have just retired from the Air Force and moved my family to Montana where we are in…

How to Pay Off Credit Cards

How to Pay Off Credit Cards

How to Pay Off Credit Cards, Adding to Your Point Totals By Jon Mohatt Wow, how time flies.  It’s been over 55 days since my last post but I have been just a little busy retiring from the military and…

Steps to Create a Budget and Maximize Reward Points

Steps to Create a Budget and Maximize Reward Points

Steps to Create a Budget and Pay Off Credit Cards By Jon Mohatt Why do I (we) need a budget? In my previous blog, Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money, I pointed out the importance of paying…

Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money – Using Reward Credit Cards

Why Dave Ramsey is Wrong and Costing you Money – Using Reward Credit Cards

Could Dave Ramsey Actually be Wrong About Reward Credit Cards? By Jon Mohatt Ok, now that I have your attention I have to admit that in general I agree with Dave Ramsey in almost everything he says in regards to…