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Credit Score

The $2 Charge That Dropped My Credit Score 169 Points

So, my personal credit score dropped a whopping 169 points the other day. I’m almost…

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student loans

The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

Before taking out student loans of any kind, understand the basic terms and conditions you would be agreeing to, should you accept this commitment

Currently, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in this country. The nation’s student…

By Jessica Brown

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teach

3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Because financial education starts at home

Even if we do not have a lot of money, we are still equipped to…

By Ashley M Fox

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Spring Break

Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Before you use your college refund check to book a trip or go on a shopping spree, ask yourself, "Will spring break leave me spring broke?"

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

By Jessica Brown

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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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relationship

10 Ways to Help Establish a Strong Banking Relationship

If you aren't BFFs with you banker yet, you should be. Here are nine ways to effectively forge this relationship, and the long-term benefits of this partnership

Are you best friends with your banker? Having a solid relationship with your banker can…

By Cameka Smith

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Homeownership

To Buy or Not to Buy? Millennials and Homeownership

Learn why this may be the perfect time to invest in real estate

Lauren Allah, Realtor at Luxury Home Enterprises, talks about the process of buying a home…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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FAFSA

Don’t Get Suckered Into Paying an ‘Expert’ to Fill Out Your FAFSA Form

The first word in FAFSA is "free," therefore, you do not need to pay anyone to help you it fill out

Is your family paying someone to complete the FAFSA? The first word in FAFSA is…

By Jessica Brown

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Six simple steps that can help you get on the road to financial freedom

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

By Cameka Smith

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stressed

Dealing With Money Mistakes: Learn, Do Better, and Keep It Moving

Stay focused and get back on track

Everyone, including the wealthiest people, makes money mistakes. Don’t let that discourage you from continuing…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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mistakes

How to Avoid Money Mistakes That Almost Everyone Makes

What are some mistakes everyone makes with cash, and how can you use them to your advantage?

Check out these mistakes you’re making with money that are almost too small to notice…

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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.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Financial Aid

Importance of Building a Relationship With the Financial Aid Office

Be focused and open-minded when securing financial aid

During the college process, you must maintain the focus and remain open-minded. This is especially…

By Jessica Brown

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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Paycheck

Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Escape Now

Because exhibiting champagne taste while on a beer budget can be detrimental to achieving your financial goals

If you are tired of feeling like you don’t have enough to save or spend…

By Ashley M Fox

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October 1

This Financial Aid Resource for Students Opens This Weekend

Tips and info on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA available October 1! Early submission of the FAFSA will allow you to review your…

By Jessica Brown

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credit card

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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Workaholics

A Workaholics Wake-up Call: Why Skipping Vacation for Work is a Bad Idea

The benefits of taking time off go beyond your physical and mental well-being

Life Coach and Founder of Captain’s Chair Coaching provides insight for workaholics to consider for…

By Jason Dukes

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College

Is The College You Want to Attend Within Your Financial Means?

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the institution you want to attend is the right one

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the…

By Jessica Brown

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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