I finally married the love of my life in July and I’ve been wanting to do this wedding budget recap but I’ve been slacking. So finally, here it is. I first wrote about our runaway wedding budget back in our initial...Read More
There are two dates related to credit cards that you have to worry about. These are the statement date and the due date. Did you know that, with most credit card companies, you can change these dates? Depending on your goals and...Read More
April was a great month financially since we received most of the cash for selling my websites. That means we were able to pile a chunk of cash onto our various savings goals, which in turn, led me to look at houses more —...Read More
Home ownership is definitely something that’s in my long-term plan, but I haven’t quite figured out where it fits in. One important aspect of determine when I will buy a house, is determining how much house I can...Read More
March was a busy month. I sold a portion of my online business (nothing related to this website), which means I’ll be getting a chunk of money in April that will definitely help me reach my goals for the year. The stock...Read More
I’m Will, the creator of HackingTheBank. No, this site isn’t about actually hacking banks. This blog is all about maximizing personal finance decisions so that we win instead of the banks.
I started this blog in 2010 when I graduated college with $43k of student loans and a negative net worth. Since then I’ve achieved milestones like getting married, buying a house, and tripling my income. During this time my wife and I managed to earn over 12,000,000 miles and points and used those points to travel to over 50 countries. And all of these points came from banks; neither of us travel for work.