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Financial Commitment: Talking About Money in Your Relationship

Talking about finances can be a bit challenging. Adding a relationship into that conversation can make the conversation feel even more stressful. However, with some open and honest conversations, finances and relationships can blend together much more easily. From spending

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Debt, Debt Counseling, Divorce, DOs and DON'Ts, Financial Wellness, Relationships

Minimize Your Debt This Year

With the financial strain of the holidays, many find this time of year to be a stressful time. If credit card debt is haunting you in this new year, we have some advice to help minimize your debt going forward.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Debt, Debt Counseling, Debt Management Plan, DOs and DON'Ts, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling, Overspending

Buying vs. Leasing a Vehicle: The Eternal Battle

New Vehicle

I’m going to break down leasing a car versus buying a new vehicle. Let’s use, for example, a $300/month lease at 12,000 miles/year for 36 months – over the life of three cars. (That is 108 total months or 9

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Posted in Debt, Shopping

How to Get Out of Debt

Debt can be a vicious cycle for many people. Paying month after month, year after year and not making much progress. Not to mention you end up paying much more than the original price of whatever you charged because of

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan

3 Reasons To Pay Attention To Your Credit Card APR

Are you clueless about your credit card interest rate? I read an article on Creditcards.com about a poll showing half of all balance-carrying credit card users are clueless about their APRs. I wish I could say I was surprised by this;

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Posted in Credit, Debt
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