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4 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Back-to-School Shopping

Keep more cash in your pocket

Summer will soon draw to a close, and kids will be back on the school…

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#WealthforLife Wednesdays: The Real Cost of Payday Loans

Repeat borrowing often results in a cycle of debt

For a fast, dangerous payday loan, borrowers usually only need a checking account and proof…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Do You Need to Go on a Financial Diet?

Where can you trim?

It might be time to pare down for the sake of your financial fitness.

By Jennifer Streaks

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5 Practical Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow Right Now

It's always the right time to increase your income

Fill a temporary need. It’s just one way to increase your cash flow.

By Jennifer Streaks

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#WealthforLife Wednesdays: Boost Your Financial IQ!

Free financial literacy resources to help you and your teen get smarter about your money

On a better, more complete financial education.

By LaToya M. Smith

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How to Consider a Lean Launch For Your Business Idea

The tested way to fast track your business

Whether you are currently running a business or thinking about making the leap towards entrepreneurship,…

By James Walker

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5 Smart Ways to Recharge Your Budget

Taking action now for the sake of your goals

Here are a few ways to think about giving your savings goals a boost.

By Jennifer Streaks

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5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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5 Ways to Promote Financial Literacy in Your Teen This Summer

Could you use a little help with your teen?

It really is a perfect time to get your teenagers primed to get in financial…

By Darren Sands

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Are You One Step Away From Financial Ruin?

Is saving a lost art? Too difficult?

A recent survey released by Bankrate stated that 75 percent of Americans don’t have enough…

By Jennifer Streaks

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When It Comes To Your Money, Are You A Hot Mess?

An exercise to give yourself a reality check—and maybe a much needed wake-up call—when it comes to your financial habits.

Check yourself. Before your wreck yourself.

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Living Single? You Still Need to Plan Financially

Could the keys to your financial success be tied up in your relative freedom?

Watch how you spend!

By Jennifer Streaks

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#WealthforLife Wednesdays: Is it Time to Consult a Financial Planner?

After years of doing things on my own I knew it was time to get some professional advice

Before you dismiss the idea of working with a financial planner, find out how they…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Respect Your Money and Your Money Will Respect You

Know yourself and know your money

Not setting aside money for a rainy day leaves you financially vulnerable and emotionally stressed…

By Jennifer Streaks

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How to Stay Cool Without an Air Conditioner: A Beginner’s Guide

The recent heatwave in lots of states doesn't mean you should break the bank

Here are four ways you can keep costs down as the temperature increases so that…

By Darren Sands

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Keeping Up With Appearances Is Usually a Bad Idea for Your Finances

Why favoring style over substance doesn't pay off

It is better to be upfront and state that you are having financial problems and…

By Jennifer Streaks

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#WealthforLife Wednesdays: Apps to Manage Your Money

Simplify and organize your finances all in one place

These apps can get you on the right financial track

By LaToya M. Smith

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Plan, Save & Execute: Take Control of Your Money This Summer

Spend your summer months worry-free

We are heading into the busy summer season filled with travel, good food & time…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Several Factors Determine Best States to Retire in, Expert Says

Bankrate rated the best and worst states to retire in

Relatively cold states with high taxes and a high cost of living such as Oregon…

By Darren Sands

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How to Stay Within Your Budget During Travel Season

Follow these tips and stay on track with your finances

Taking the time to plan ahead for your summer travel can save you serious cash.

By Jennifer Streaks

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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