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How To Eliminate Expenses In Every Budget Category

If you want to improve your personal finances, whether that means paying off your debts,…

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Millennial Women: 4 Steps to Ensure the Retirement of Your Dreams

Realistic ways to fund the best golden years

Most retirement savings advice can be beneficial to anyone, no matter their sex. But, young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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saving tips

5 Smart Saving Tips for Single Women to Build Wealth

Whether it's saving for a dream home or just a rainy day, get started now

Whether’s it’s for that dream home, vacation adventure or just for a rainy day, start…

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Lent

Bad Money Behaviors to Give Up for Lent

Now is a good time to change your bad money habits

If you want to change your bad financial habits now, here are three money behaviors…

By Alisa Gumbs

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money experts

Twitter VIPs: 8 Money Experts to Follow to Upgrade Your Finances

Add these superstars to your "Get My Money Right" list for financial freedom

Fifty-five percent of African Americans spend an hour on social media a day. Why not…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Money Abuse

Are You Guilty of Money Abuse?

It's both common and socially accepted, but that makes money abuse no less destructive to your quality of life, including your finances

Money is not a toy to be played with and discarded. It’s a tool which,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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manage

These Are the Apps That Can Save You Big Money

You need these apps in your life

So if you are looking to get a deal shopping for a new electronic item,…

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5 reasons you're not saving enough for retirement

Merrill Lynch Has Uncovered Why You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement

A new study reveals five reasons that Americans aren't saving as much as they think they should

Everyone knows they need to put away some serious money if they want to enjoy…

By Alisa Gumbs

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prom season

How to Enjoy Prom Season Without Breaking the Bank

It is neither necessary nor financially healthy to go into debt for prom night. Here are tips to save money without losing the magic

Whatever your financial situation, it is neither necessary nor financially healthy to break the bank…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money advice

5 Pieces of Money Advice for Young Adults About to Face the Real World

Adopting these financial habits will take the stress out of newly independent adulthood and pay off big in the long run

Spring is in sight, and right about now you’ll see that anxious look on the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial head start

Gift Ideas to Give New Grads a Financial Head Start

Instead of a trip or a car, consider gift ideas that will start your new graduate off with the right attitude about managing their money

Graduation season is just a few short months away, with only a semester to go…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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self-employed

6 Simple Budget Tips to Follow When You Become Self-Employed

This could be your lifeline as an entrepreneur

Here are 6 simple budgeting tips to take into consideration when you’re looking to take…

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These Financial Vices Keep You Broke and Make You Sick

The only difference between being rich and broke is how you behave

We all have vices. Whether big or small, overt or secret, these nasty little habits…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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super savers

4 Wealthy Habits of Super Savers

They always seem to have enough to meet their needs, even though they may make less money than you do

Just about everyone knows at least one person who never complains about money, even when…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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retail

Addicted to Retail? Stop Compulsive Spending

Also known as shopaholism, compulsive spending is an addiction. Here are three ways to help kick this detrimental habit

Also known as shopaholism or compulsive buying, compulsive spending should be taken as seriously as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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home

6 Money Hacks You Need for the New Year

Strategies to take your money game to the next level

Here are the 6 exceptional money hacks you need to know in order to make…

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say never

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. But there are some things you should never do with your money.

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Disaster

Relying on Credit Can Lead to Disaster

No one ever intends to end up in a financial hole. To dig yourself out, you must stop relying on credit

Has relying on credit pushed you to the brink of disaster? Time to face the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Money Right

5 Ways to Get Your Money Right for the New Year

If your goal is to have more wealth at the end of 2017 than you did at the start of the year, here are five simple ways to achieve this

Get your money right for the new year with a few simple, easy to follow…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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she makes more money

She Makes More. Can You Handle It?

Can love survive when she makes more money than he does? Sure it can. Here's how

Husbands, we said we’d love her for richer or poorer. But for many of us,…

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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