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[WATCH] Millennials Resorting to Payday Loans to Help Make Ends Meet

Here are some better ways to manage day-to-day financial challenges

“Millennials confront greater difficulties – including economic uncertainty, student debt – than those who came…

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Changing the Habits That Got You Into Debt

3 tips that will help you make better choices

Still, our financial circumstances have as much to do with what we believe about ourselves,…

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My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

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What Rate Hike Means for Mortgages, Credit Card Debt, and Stocks

Fed raises interest rates for first time since 2006

“The cumulative effect of a series of interest rate hikes over the next couple of…

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Trick or Treat: The Scariest Credit Cards on the Market

Find out which card issuers are being naughty and which are being nice

When you consider that the average American household that carries debt struggles with credit card…

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Part 2: Star Jones Reveals the Financial Mistake That Was Her Greatest Teacher

She learned her lesson early and was able to reverse bad habits

“I had to get real with the fact that I am my own back-up plan,”…

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Federal Reserve Votes ‘No” on Raising Interest Rates

Central bankers point to global economic slowdown

“Tightening before the economy has reached genuine full-employment is not just a mistake, it’s a…

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Getting Out of Credit Card Debt Once and For All

Creating a debt payment plan you can stick to

As a part of the overall spending plan, credit card debt payments should not…

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What Hurricane Katrina Can Teach Us About Insurance and Credit Card Debt

How bad credit leads to higher insurance premiums

In addition, the Consumer Federation of America finds that just 57% of people surveyed were…

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Retiring Your Debt Before You Retire

3 tips that can lighten your debt load

Research shows that workers with debt are worried about retirement. This story offers tips on…

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Congress and Church Take Aim at Payday Lending

Protecting communities from high rate loans

Congress and members of the clergy take aim at the payday lending industry and how…

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How to Avoid Unnecessary Bank and Credit Card Fees

Here are a few tips for consumers to minimize those hefty fees

Here are a few tips for minimizing or avoiding unnecessary banking and credit card fees…

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What 50 Cent Can Teach Us About Bankruptcy and Taxes

What really happens when you file for bankruptcy

Rapper 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy after a jury ordered him to pay a $5…

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Improve Your Credit Worthiness

How your credit score is affecting you

In some instances credit score can impact a job offer, a factor many can ill-afford…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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3 Steps That Take The Stress Out of Student Loan Debt

The power of the plan

This story offers 3 tips that are key to creating a plan to get rid…

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Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt

Tips that take the stress out of student loans

Student loan debt can feel so overwhelming that we forget to do simple things that…

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AAF Preview: Black Enterprise and Prudential Want You to Get Out of Debt

AAF panel set to help Blacks find their financial footing

Prudential and Black Enterprise are joining forces to bring attendees at this year’s African American…

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5 Vital Factors in Your Credit Score

A look inside the numbers as the Gov’t moves to protect consumers

As lawmakers and credit bureaus reach and agreement to protect consumers, make sure you have…

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Want to Boost Your Credit Score? Pay Your Parking Tickets

How unpaid tickets put a big dent in in your credit report

Parking tickets are considered debts to cities or municipalities. That means credit bureaus treat them…

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BE Modern Man: Top 5 Apps to Get Your Money Up

Stay on top of managing your money without the hefty fee of a financial planner

Stay on top of managing your money with these five smartphone apps—without the hefty fee…

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Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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