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5 Biggest Credit Risks for College Students – How to Avoid Them

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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5 Biggest Credit Risks for College Students – How to Avoid Them

There are five major risks you face as a college student that can affect your credit in a negative way.  And bad credit can keep you from getting the things that you want later on in life. Knowing what these credit risks are and how to avoid them will be very important to you now, […]

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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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Future Financial Success: Plan Your Yearly Cash Flow

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Future Financial Success: Plan Your Yearly Cash Flow

In business, the prediction of cash flow is an important aspect of budgeting and effective accounting practices; the management of any company’s finances is vital in ensuring that it remains in a good financial state. But the systems used by companies can be transferred to personal accounting practices as well. By managing your cash flow […]

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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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Making a Budget

Sunday, October 30, 2011

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Making a Budget

What is the best way to start a budget? The first thing that anyone who wants to make a budget must do is to compare their income versus their expenses. The good thing is that it is quite easy to do. It’s too bad most of us never learned this in school and had to […]

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Four Ways Couples Can Minimize Their Socializing Expenses

Sunday, March 13, 2011

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Four Ways Couples Can Minimize Their Socializing Expenses

A lot of reasons why many of us don’t socialize as often as we could is because we have a hard time doing so in a cost-effective way. Going out for dinner is really expensive, and so is buying drinks. Likewise, doing fun activities, like going to a sports event or watching a play, can […]

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Tips for Buying Your Next Car on Finance

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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Tips for Buying Your Next Car on Finance

There are so many finance options available to the modern consumer it can be confusing trying to work out which deal could best suit you. It is important if you are thinking about buying a car on finance to make sure you pick the right deal for your own individual circumstances. Any finance deal can […]

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How Small Treats Can Help You Save Money

Saturday, January 22, 2011

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How Small Treats Can Help You Save Money

Let’s face it. Saving money can be hard, especially if we have to sacrifice a lot of what we enjoy. In this respect, it’s sort of like dieting. We hope to give up many of the things we like that are also bad for us in order to become healthier. When we sacrifice in order […]

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Making your Budget

Monday, January 17, 2011

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Making your Budget

Making a budget may not be exciting, but it’s an important tool for keeping for finances in order. Before you even start, it’s important to know that in order to make a good budget you will have to use as much specific, detailed information as you can find. In the end, a good budget will […]

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21 Strategies for Building Up an Emergency Fund

Sunday, December 12, 2010

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21 Strategies for Building Up an Emergency Fund

Here’s a great article to follow up our earlier one on building an emergency fund, from Zen Habits. Building up an emergency fund, if you haven’t already, is one of the most important things you can do to help your finances. But you knew that. It’s common financial advice, actually, but what’s not so common […]

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Being Honest With Yourself About Money

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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Being Honest With Yourself About Money

The complex nature of today’s financial world can make it easy to get lost in fantasy and not understand the financial realities we face. Credit cards allow us to accumulate purchases and seemingly only have to pay a small portion at the end of the month. A lack of savings does not seem like a […]

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