Monday Money

Joshua Rodriguez, owner and founder of CNA finance, is here to give you a weekly dose of awesome tips that will help you save and manage your money. Check out all of his posts to learn some new tricks on how to have a successful financial life.

How Do You Save Money?
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How Do You Save Money?

By |June 30th, 2014|

If you’re a frugal or personal finance blogger, you know the importance of saving money. More importantly, you probably engineer new ways to put more money in your piggy bank all the time. Today, I figured I’d share a few ways that I save money with you in hopes that you’ll share a few […]

My Favorite Aspects of the Mint App
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My Favorite Aspects of the Mint App

By |March 24th, 2014|

Have you heard of Mint? If not, chances are you’re living in the dark ages when it comes to financial management. Reading on just about any personal finance blog, you’ll eventually come across Mint.

Why? Everyone talks about it because it’s one of the most versatile apps for money management. It doesn’t just help with […]

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How Important Is It To Have A Credit Card?

By |February 17th, 2014|

Credit cards are one of the most widely accepted ways to pay around the world. However, just because something is widely accepted, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s something that you should have. For instance, cigarettes were widely accepted years ago, and it’s definitely not nor was it necessary to smoke. So today, we’re going to […]

Debt Settlement Isn't Always The Best Answer
  • Debt Settlement Isn't Always The Best Answer

Debt Settlement Isn’t Always The Best Answer

By |January 27th, 2014|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money! Yesterday, a friend of mine who owns a pretty decent business received a call from a debt settlement company. He said one of the first questions they asked was “How much money do you owe on credit cards?”.

He answered with a pretty high […]

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How To Save Money On Groceries

By |January 20th, 2014|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money. Today’s article is inspired by a quick trip I took to the grocery store yesterday. Ana hasn’t been feeling well for the past few days and she wanted to put some fresh veggies in her system, hoping the vitamins will help her feel […]

Is It A Good Idea To Upgrade To A Platinum Checking Account
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Is It A Good Idea To Upgrade To A Platinum Checking Account?

By |January 6th, 2014|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money. Just in case you’re new to the column, my name is Joshua Rodriguez. In this column, I discuss anything and everything I can come up with that will help you manage and save money. OK, enough of the formality, it’s time to get […]

Photo Source How Will Your New Year Goals Shape The Year?
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How Will Your New Year Goals Shape The Year?

By |December 30th, 2013|

This time of year is always fun. Holiday season brings families together, we have parties, and celebrate the relationships we’ve built throughout life. It’s my favorite time of the year. Then, the book turns a page and BAM…we find ourselves smack dab in the midst of a new year. In 2 days, we’ll be […]

The Importance Of Tracking Your Spending
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The Importance Of Tracking Your Spending

By |December 16th, 2013|

Hey everyone, Josh here, and thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money! Today, I’m going to bring you in on some of my personal financial woes. So, let’s start with a question…
Do you like digging through your checking account statements every month?
If your answer is yes, either you’re a numbers freak, or […]

Gas Prices Are Going Down And Stocks May Go Up
  • Gas Prices Are Going Down And Stocks May Go Up

Gas Prices Are Going Down and Stocks May Go Up

By |December 9th, 2013|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money. My, do I have a lot to talk with you guys about today! Have you noticed that gas prices are going down? Pretty incrementally at the moment, but they’re going down. Why? We’ll get to that. Another thing I want to chat about […]

Are Rewards Credit Cards A Danger To Society?
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Are Rewards Credit Cards A Danger To Society?

By |December 2nd, 2013|

Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s Monday Money. I’m Josh, the guy behind this column, and today, I want to talk a bit about an email I received about rewards credit cards. The writer of the email seemed a bit angry that I promoted them as good things. Here is what […]