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Is Your Credit Score Good? 3 Reasons Why It Should Be

Sunday, May 12, 2013

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Have you ever worried about your credit score? Probably. Between the many ads advising us to get a credit report and the numerous articles found online about the importance of good credit, you probably are aware of how crucial a good credit score is. Determined by five different factors (your credit payment history, the amount […]

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4 Creative Ways to Save Money

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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4 Creative Ways to Save Money

Money is easy to spend but a bit harder to earn. Employees spend all day at work to make ends meet and pay the bills. Parents carefully prepare monthly budgets to ensure that the needs of the family are sufficiently covered. Shoppers visit various providers in an effort to find the best possible deals. Every […]

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding (from a Recent Bride!)

Saturday, September 8, 2012

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding (from a Recent Bride!)

Unless you have been squirreling away money since birth, chances are you don’t have $30,000 to spend on a wedding. The average cost of a wedding these days is between $25,000 and $37,000, which is a huge amount of money that most brides would panic if they thought they had to come up with. You […]

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Funding an Emergency Fund In Three Simple Steps

Friday, July 13, 2012

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Funding an Emergency Fund In Three Simple Steps

While starting an emergency fund may be easy, saving money for an emergency fund is much more difficult. Over the past few months, I have been working hard to pay off some of my credit card debt while also contributing to my emergency fund as per Dave Ramsey and many other financial experts’ recommendations. At […]

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money at University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money at University

Managing finances is a hard enough task for middle aged adults, never mind students. As university life requires us to invest a lot of money into alcohol drenched parties, quirky clothing and various concerts, the importance of budgeting and planning is often forgotten about. For many people, university is the first time they have had […]

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What is an APR?

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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What is an APR?

The term APR is associated with any kind of financial loan be it a bank loan, car loan, overdraft, payday loan or any kind of loan from a third party.  Although most people at some point in their lives will take out a loan of some description, a surprising amount of people do not understand […]

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Teaching your Children to Budget

Sunday, April 22, 2012

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Teaching your Children to Budget

You have probably learned the importance of keeping track of your own finances, but if you have children, you can also help them become financially literate. Teaching your children to budget can be one of the most important parenting steps you take, protecting your child from future financial hardship, and also teaching them the value […]

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3 Ways to Make Big Savings That Matter

Saturday, April 14, 2012

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3 Ways to Make Big Savings That Matter

When it comes to saving money, we sometimes think too small. Instead of focusing on big savings that could vastly reduce our spending, we cut out our Saturday morning Starbucks and politely refuse friends when we get invited to dinner. The probably will cutting out the little things is that it makes you miserable and […]

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But “I Need Money”!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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But “I Need Money”!

It’s rare to go through life without saying “I need money”. If that’s where you are right now, read on for some ideas about how to get the money you need! Because the Internet is full of sketchy ideas and shady propositions, the NeedMoney.com crew have compiled some of the best legitimate solutions to the […]

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Budgeting Lessons for Back-to-schoolers

Monday, July 11, 2011

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Budgeting Lessons for Back-to-schoolers

Once high schoolers go to college, they’ll manage their own money. And without the help of their relatives, what are the chances they will be prepared to do so? Less than half of all US states have personal finance education requirements in high school. Only four states require a full semester. If your child or […]

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Protect Yourself With Put Options

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Hi NeedMoneyers, In previous posts, I’ve discussed protecting yourself against inflation, identity theft and against the ramifications of not having a sufficient emergency fund. Now, I’d like to discuss ways to protect your stock portfolio against market declines. For those of you who have long time horizons for your stock holdings, protecting your portfolio becomes […]

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