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Pros and cons of debt consolidation

September 16, 2022 – By Mia Taylor American consumer debt — including mortgages, car loans, credit cards and student loans — reached $16.5 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, according to the New York Federal Reserve. Some Americans cannot manage their thousands of dollars of debt, forcing them ... Read More »

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What Is a Secured Loan?

August 17, 2022 – By Kat Tretina If you have less-than-stellar credit, you may find that qualifying for a loan is tricky. Opting for a secured loan—where some form of your assets or property act as collateral—may make it easier to get a loan. Lenders are more ... Read More »

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10 Simple and Free Budgeting Tools

May 19, 2022 – By Maryalene LaPonsie Not everyone relishes the idea of proactively managing money and maintaining a budget. However, creating a budget – and sticking to it – are key first steps toward reaching financial goals large and small. It’s also something that is increasingly important given ... Read More »

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10 Practical Tips To Get Ahead of Your Debt

May 9, 2022 – By Jordan Rosenfeld People don’t set out in life with the intention to accumulate debt, but it’s pretty likely that most people will to some degree. From student loan debt to credit card debt, it’s sometimes a necessity for just getting by. Financial advisor ... Read More »

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8 Financial Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

May 6, 2022 – By Heather Taylor When we think about wealth, we often think of individuals who have high incomes, successful businesses and smart investment returns. What we don’t often consider, however, are the everyday financial habits that allow us to build wealth. Savvy financial behavior not ... Read More »

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Here’s How To Build a 6-Month Emergency Fund

April 16, 2022 – By Nicole Spector We may be a country sorely lacking in financial literacy, but we all have one core principle ingrained in us: We must have an emergency savings fund. In theory, it sounds pretty simple: You make a certain amount of income, and ... Read More »

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15 Mistakes that Deplete Your Wealth

April 8, 2022 – By Cynthia Measom Proper planning is crucial when it comes to your finances — not only for the decisions that can affect your wealth now but also for those that will influence your bottom line long term. But knowing how to make the best ... Read More »

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Get on top of planned expenses with sinking funds

March 10, 2022 – By Amanda Barroso In a given year, you likely have expenses that you know are coming — holiday gifts, the family vacation you take every summer, annual homeowners association fees or maybe membership renewals. But just because these costs are predictable doesn’t mean ... Read More »

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10 Mistakes That Deplete Your Wealth

February 18, 2022 – By Cynthia Measom Proper planning is crucial when it comes to your finances — not only for the decisions that can affect your wealth now but also for those that will influence your bottom line long term. But knowing how to make the ... Read More »

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