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Author of “Thrive…Affordably” Helps You Live On A Budget

Jennifer Streaks opens up and offers financial advice

I wrote it because it is the little guy or as I call it “the…

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Americans Rack Up Nearly $3B in Vacation Debt

Tips on taking a break with busting your budget

“It’s so easy to get into vacation debt — especially during the summer months when…

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Money-Musts for Female Breadwinners

What to do with the 'bacon' once you bring it home

“The demands on female breadwinners are intense: buying homes, paying college expenses, caring for aging…

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Fewer Americans Taking On Vacation Debt

Study finds more people using savings for travel

While the urge to move is often accompanied by the urge to splurge, a new…

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(Mental Health Month) Listening to What Your Money Is Telling You

Making the 'you’ money is reflecting, align with who you really are

We can fail to see the powerful teacher that money really is, and the ways…

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Graduation Season: Befriend the Budget  

Here are some tips and tricks recent college grads can use to design and maintain a quality budget.

Before you touch your first direct deposit you’ll want to start ahead of the game…

By Carrie Pink

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3 Questions That Will Put Money in Your Pocket

Looking Inside for the answers you need about spending

Our choices about how we spend and save money are as important as the amount…

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How Much Rent is Too Much Rent?

Study finds rent causing many Americans financial stress

Overspending on housing takes away our ability to fund retirement, education, and takes resources away…

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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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Supremes, Mary Wilson Talks Diana Ross, Flo Ballard, and Money

Series: The 3 Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned About Money

I have learned that having money can make life easier, but if you don’t invest…

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The Supremes’ Mary Wilson Talks Diana Ross, Flo Ballard, and Money

Series: the 3 most important lessons I’ve learned about money

Wilson’s experiences of wealth and loss have also changed her perspective on what it means…

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[Financial Literacy Month] Domestic Violence Victims Struggle to Get Financially Literate

Survey finds shortage of funds hurting victim’s ability to become financially independent

“Financial abuse is debilitating for many survivors of domestic violence. Financial education and credit building…

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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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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…

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[Financial Literacy Month] Which State’s Residents Have Most Money Smarts?

New study measures financial literacy and behavior of state and D.C. residents

“The best way to improve financial literacy is to include personal finance in the curriculum…

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What the Wage Gap Does to Women As They Grow Old

Women 80% more likely to be impoverished in retirement than men

Financial experts say the financial realities facing women mean they have to take extra care…

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3 Simple Steps To Scrubbing Your Budget

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set a budget and make it much more realistic.

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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