How to Make Money With Uber

Here at Dough Roller, we’ve talked a lot about side hustles — the work or business you run alongside your day job to earn extra cash. Whether you’re looking to pay off debt, save more money, or just have some extra cash for expenses, having a secondary gig can be a huge help for your […]

5 Ways to Build Your Credit Without Going In the Hole

Some financial gurus argue that a credit score is really just a debt score. On one level, this perception is correct. Your credit score does have a lot to do with how well you manage debt. But the idea that you must take on debt over the long term in order to build a good […]

11 Little-Known Facts About Home Appraisals

Are you preparing to buy a home or sell the one you’re in? If so, the home appraisal process will be incredibly important. If you’re selling your home, a professional appraisal can help you set a fair, realistic listing price. If you’re buying a home, your lender will require a professional appraisal to ensure it […]

Could Airbnb Pay Your Mortgage?

As I write this article, a stranger lounges in my guest bedroom. Don’t worry — he’s supposed to be there. In fact, he’s paying me for the privilege of sleeping in our guest bed. This guy, a college student traveling through town, is our fourth Airbnb renter. My husband and I decided to give Airbnb […]

Does Your Credit Improve When You Buy a Home?

Homeownership has long been considered part of the American Dream. Even with homeownership rates falling in the U.S., many still look toward the goal of owning a home one day. When you’re preparing to buy your first home, you’re likely focused on saving money and increasing your credit score. After all, a small credit score […]

Does Paying Rent Improve Your Credit Score?

Not too long ago, paying rent didn’t have much to do with your credit score. Of course, not paying rent could always (and still can) wreck your credit score. If you were behind enough to have your account sent to a collections agency or go through a judgment process, that information would likely appear on […]