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student loan servicers

Student Loan Servicers: The Best and The Worst

You’d better keep good records

Student loan servicers aren’t your friends. Assume the worst; scrutinize your statements for errors. Keep…

By Robin White Goode

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Eliminating Debt

Eliminating Debt? Don’t Get Carried Away

These are tips to help you approach eliminating your debt strategically and responsibly

For many of us, eliminating debt is a top priority. That’s not a bad thing,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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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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Should You Focus On Reducing Debt, Saving Or Investing?

It's a trick question: Everything you do with your money is an investment. But debt reduction is one of the best you can make, with guaranteed returns.

Should you focus on debt reduction, saving or investing? It’s a trick question. Everything you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Use These 3 SmartApps to Reduce Debt

Using technology to eliminate debt

There is no sense of having a smartphone just to pay a high bill and…

By davisq

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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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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected financial windfalls can be just as important as anticipating surprise expenses

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Eliminating Debt

Americans Expected to Rack Up $1 Trillion in Credit Card Debt This Year

Fewer Americans have ‘subprime’ credit scores, but debt levels are climbing

In some cases, all the budgeting and planning in the world won’t be enough to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Are You Carrying the Wrong Credit Card?

Use a card that's right for you, one that matches your spending and financial situation

At least one in five credit card customers are carrying the wrong card, according to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Is It Time To Put a Limit On Your Student Loan Stress?

You can be in denial, angry, depressed, confused, and even hurt when it comes to…

By Ashley M Fox

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Co-Signing a Loan

The financial perils of putting your name on the bottom-line for a loved one

“Co-signing a loan for a family member or friend can go wrong in many ways,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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student loans

Managing Student Loan Debt

Report reveals that students are carrying a heavy load to reduce debt burden

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

By Stacey Tisdale

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Dealing with Debt? Take These Steps

This takes patience and resolve, but you will feel great and motivated

Here are a few things you can do to start getting out of it and…

By Jennifer Streaks

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The Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards (Even If You Have Bad Credit)

Getting the most bang for your buck during summer travel

This story looks at the results of the study from CardHub.com that analyzes the best…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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credit cards

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…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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