Cheri Read
Cheri Read is a freelance writer with a degree in accounting as well as nearly 20 years’ experience as a frugal single mom. When Cheri found herself divorced and broke a couple of decades ago, she watched her finances and her credit crumble before her eyes. She worked minimum wage jobs and struggled through college only to wind up in more debt. After several years of this stressful cycle, she decided to take control of her finances and dig herself out of her mess. It didn’t happen overnight, but with some well-sought-out advice and a lot of budgeting, she did finally come out ahead. Since then, her passion has been helping other moms learn how to live on a budget, make money from home, and ditch the stress.

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Hidden Secured Card Fees

Secured credit cards can be a great way to rebuild your credit, but they don’t come without their own “caveat emptor” (buyer beware). Most have annual fees, which are not all that uncommon, even for unsecured cards, but some come with a whole slew of hidden fees that you might not see coming. So, how […]