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Majority of Americans Think College Costs are Out Of Reach

Study finds opinions differ by gender and race

Be sure to take on this important investment with a realistic assessment of the costs…

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How Much Should You Spend on College and Student Loans?

Calculating a college spending plan that won’t devastate your finances

The general rule of thumb for student loans is that you should not have to…

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Free Help for Managing Your Debt

Study shows debt counseling pays off

Be wary of offers for debt counseling for a fee, and consider starting your debt…

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Instagram Stars: 5 New School Women Empowering You Toward Building Wealth

These ladies offer that 'money mojo' to inspire you daily

Follow these five fab financial experts the next time you’re on Instagram looking for ways…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Stop Spending Money to ‘Keep Up With the Joneses’

[Financial Literacy Month] Dealing with the pressure to 'keep up'

Human beings actually have a drive to judge themselves and their abilities based on what…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Get The 411 on Your Credit Score

A breakdown of the 5 factors that determine your credit score

Your FICO score (Fair Issac and Company ), is literally one of the most important…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Average U.S. Household Owes Nearly $8,000 in Credit Card Debt

New survey shows debt levels highest since Great Recession

“We are now perilously close to a tipping point at which balances become unsustainable and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Easy Moves That Will Boost Your Credit Score

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox Shares Tips

For better or worse, your credit score is one of the most important numbers in…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Your Candidate Tells Us About Your Credit Score

Survey finds a link between candidates and constituents credit scores

“The higher a consumer’s credit score, typically the higher their income level. High credit scores…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Americans Carrying Record Amounts of Car Debt

Data shows jump in borrowing by financially stressed groups

Still, lenders are trying to extend their borrowing pool by attracting people with lower credit…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

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[Watch] Get Rid of Student Loan Debt in 3 Years!

B.E. Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale discusses often overlooked ways to tackle student loans

As student loan debt becomes a defining economic issue of our time, it’s more important…

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[Watch] GOP Candidate Ben Carson Talks Interest Rates and Income Gap

Candidate speaks ahead of Fed meeting, Tues and Wed, to decide next move on rates

As a financial journalist for nearly 2 decades you begin to see how much of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Is Your Student Loan Debt Affecting Your Child’s Education Plans?

Survey finds parent’s student loans hurting ability to help kids

For many, it’s more than guilt and emotions, particularly when it comes to younger parents.…

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[Watch] A Conversation With Millennials About Student Loan Debt Solutions

BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale talks money with millennials at Rider University

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students young…

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Eliminating Debt

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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Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels

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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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credit abuse

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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