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Never Be Guilted Into Making Bad Money Decisions

Don't be emotionally blackmailed into putting your financial health at risk

There is nothing wrong with helping friends and relatives during tough times, commensurate with the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Are Americans Taking on More Debt?

Increased confidence in the economy spurring more risk from Americans, but is it too soon?

One of the biggest indicators is the consistently improving housing market, which is picking up…

By Ashley R. Harris

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Disputing Errors on Your Credit Report

Inaccuracies exist in millions of credit reports

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has some tips for how to correct errors in…

By Natalie P. McNeal

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Tips for Crowdfunding Your Education Costs

Could you benefit from these strategies?

Here are three sites to consider for crowdfunding some of your education costs.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Errors in Your Credit Report Can Cost You

A new study sheds light on a trend that could affect millions of Americans

Beware of how errors, no fault of your own, could be affecting your credit.

By Jennifer Streaks

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4 Ways to Raise a Bad Credit Score

A few simple changes can make a big difference

Here are a few tips for getting an added boost to your credit score.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Federal Trade Commission: Millions of Errors In Credit Reports

Are errors in credit reports a cause for alarm?

Inaccuracies in credit reporting could result in higher interest rates, denial of credit.

By Darren Sands

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Tips for Choosing the Right Credit Card for You

A little planning and research can go a long way

How do you tell what credit card is best for you?

By Jennifer Streaks

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Fed Teases to When Interest Rates Will Go Up

The Fed is waiting for unemployment to hit a magic number before it entertains changing interest rates

Is good news on the horizon?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Some Credit Card Companies Issuing Refunds

Customers should be receiving refunds from now until March

You could be in line for a refund from your credit card company.

By Ashley R. Harris

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How to Avoid Wesley Snipes’ Tax Fate

The IRS has programs available to help people avoid the same situation

The IRS don’t play games. Here’s how to play by the rules.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Fed Sets Fair Student Loan Repayment Terms, Conditions

Borrowers finding relief from new government regulations

New regulations are supposed to make loan repayment more manageable for borrowers

By Ashley R. Harris

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Good News For Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Analysts say this is a great sign towards to a rebounding economy

How can American workers reverse the trend?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Now Is Perfect Time To Get Finances In Order

With the holidays here, finances shouldn't take a backseat

4 steps toward a better 2013.

By Jennifer Streaks

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Businesses Unite to Fight Credit card companies & High Swipe Fees

Report: Credit Card Debt, Late Payments On the Rise

Experts say there's no need to panic even though there's increase

What do the numbers say about the state of the economy?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Is Facebook Making You Poor?

Study shows that the social networking site causes people to over-indulge

Research reveals link between social media interaction, debt

By Ashley R. Harris

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University of Chicago Starts Program for Local Students

U of C will try to lure more local talent

The University of Chicago is making attending the school easier for local students

By Ashley R. Harris

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8 End of the Year Tax Tips

A shortlist of things you can do to to shore up your tax situation

What can you do to shore up your taxes at the end of the year?…

By Jennifer Streaks

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5 Money Lessons from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Money Trees’

From the acclaimed album, lessons on money

What can ‘Money Trees’ teach us about money?

By Darren Sands

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The Fiscal Cliff: What You Need To Know

A primer on the sequester

The fiscal cliff, explained

By Ashley R. Harris

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