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What You Need to Know About Payday Loans

Pulling yourself out of the short-term debt spiral

The fact is, however, that many people rely on payday loans to make ends meet,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Millennials Shying Away From Credit Cards

The pros and cons of credit cards

“A credit card shouldn’t be seen as taboo. Used correctly, a credit card can…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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5 Steps to Clean Up Your Credit

Improve your credit with these five easy steps

Want to make a significant impact to your financial health? Here are 5 steps to…

By Carrie Pink

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

Financial Literacy Month survey finds risks to long-term financial security

“Although slightly more than half of all Americans feel financially literate, there remains a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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[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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Being the Financial Role Model Your Child Needs You to Be

Financial Literacy Month Special- Parents not making the grade when it comes to teaching kids about money

“We know that many kids are talking about money with their friends often and even…

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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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 Attitude About Race Affects Your Wallet

What happens when we fit our own stereotypes

Here we discuss ‘inherit bias’ – and how your attitude about race affects your wallet.

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Lies We All Tell Ourselves About Money

3 ways to move beyond them

This mindset, and the never-ending treadmill it puts us on with regard to acquiring money,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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America Saves Week: Train Your Brain to Save Money

Part 2 - Move past your natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Habits That Will Inevitably Sabotage Your Finances

Seemingly small purchases can add up to big debt

Unfortunately, there are a number of bad habits that can sabotage our financial well-being and…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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