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5 Strategies to Score the Best Credit Card

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  A New Year might mean a new credit card for some consumers. So don’t just sign-up for any credit card you happen to stumble upon – put some strategy behind this process. We’ve done the work for you, so just read: 1. Don’t Pay Attention to the Fancy Offers Credit card companies typically send...
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Join Us for a Money Saving Google+ Hangout

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Do you have a question about money? Take a moment to join myself and Mary Johnson of Higher One, as we’re teaming up to put your financial doubts to rest! We’ll be hosting a live Google+ Hangout, on June 27th at 7pm Eastern – you’ll get a chance to ask your question or just...
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How to Achieve Your 2012 Financial Resolutions

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One month into 2012, are you making progress achieving your financial resolutions?  If not, we rounded up a few tips to make your goals a reality when it comes to money.  Keep reading! 1.  Set Short Term Goals: If you’re goal is to pay off about $2,000 of credit card debt by the end...
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Top 3 Financial Tasks to Achieve in 2012

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As we head into the third week of January, hopefully you’re still sticking to the New Year’s resolutions you so eagerly made as the ball in Times Square dropped at midnight a few weeks ago.  Just in case you need some help tweaking your financial resolutions for 2012, we put together this simple list...
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Fix Your Finances for 2011

It’s the New Year! If it isn’t already, make it one of your resolutions to save money and get your finances in order. Below are 10 ways to do just that. Stay tuned for more tips later this week about setting goals and actually turning these resolutions into realities. 1. Lower Credit Card Interest...
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Jobs for College Graduates

It’s the time of year for college graduations!  Graduating college is a huge accomplishment and those who are graduating this year should feel very proud!  However, as the class of 2010 receives their diplomas, they can’t help but worry about the troubling unemployment situation.  The jobless rate now stands at 9.9% with 15.3 million...
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Clean Up Your Finances in One Week!

It’s May and the weather is about to become warm and beautiful.  This is the perfect time to take the proper steps to ensure that your finances are beautiful!  During this time of year, most of us start spring cleaning by organizing the closets and kitchen cabinets to prepare for the upcoming warm months. ...
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How to Emerge Strong After a Job Loss

For the past year and a half, the term “lay-offs” has dominated economic verbatim.  In other words, the unemployment rate is at 10% (a 26 year high) and a staggering 15,300,000 Americans are out of work.  With unemployment so widespread, how do you survive a job loss? Read on! 1.  Don’t Be Embarrassed -...
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Don’t Be Discouraged, Don’t Increase Your Debt

Any amount of debt will seem insurmountable! It may seem as if it’s impossible to pay off that debt or save money.  This may cause you to continue to spend money.  If you have $10,000 in credit card debt, you may say to yourself, “Oh, what’s another $1,000 in debt?”  That’s the problem – first...
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