Category: Debt

5 Simple Ways to Stop Worrying About Money and Enjoy Life 0

5 Simple Ways to Stop Worrying About Money and Enjoy Life

If you find yourself constantly worrying about money, you’re not alone. These statistics pretty much prove it: • Fewer than half of all Americans have an emergency fund of $500 or more to cover...

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Create a Winning Action Plan to Reduce Your Financial Stress 5

Create a Winning Action Plan to Reduce Your Financial Stress

If we were to conduct an informal poll on the street today and ask people what they are most stressed about, money would be one of the most common responses. It is easy to...

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Why College Isn’t For Everyone 5

Why College Isn’t For Everyone

These words are difficult for me to write. But in this season of graduation parties and commencement ceremonies, they need to be written: College isn’t for everyone. I am a public school teacher who holds...

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7 Critical Ways Dave Ramsey is Right About Money 5

7 Critical Ways Dave Ramsey is Right About Money

Dave Ramsey is one of the biggest household names when it comes to personal finance experts. His story and teachings have helped millions of people get out of debt and build a well-balanced financial...

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The Best Resources to Refinance Debt and Pay It Off Faster 2

The Best Resources to Refinance Debt and Pay It Off Faster

Millions of people feel stuck in debt. You might be one of them. The weight of payments could be crushing your motivation and hope. You might be wondering how you’ll ever pay off your...

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7 Unmistakable Habits of the Rich 6

7 Unmistakable Habits of the Rich

Our culture is intensely interested in wealth. We have a billionaire president, shows like “The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” are huge hits, and sometimes it can be tough to tell if you’re watching...

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Student Loan Debt – 3 Overlooked Factors to Consider Before Borrowing 1

Student Loan Debt – 3 Overlooked Factors to Consider Before Borrowing

Only a few generations ago, the average high school graduate dreamed of entering the work force and securing a long-term job following graduation. A high school diploma was a ticket to a good life. Over...

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How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund 6

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

Tax refund: Next to the words “pay day” and “debt free,” these are my two favorite finance-related words. Whether my annual tax refund is a modest sum or a mid-size windfall, I am always...

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Escape From Student Loans: How Two Educators Paid Off $17,831.65 in 54 Days 6

Escape From Student Loans: How Two Educators Paid Off $17,831.65 in 54 Days

Money has a funny way of making people emotional. We are elated when we earn a raise, achieve a promotion, or unexpectedly win the lottery. On the other hand, losing money lets the wind...

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Good Debt vs. Bad Debt – The Great Debt Debate 4

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt – The Great Debt Debate

What’s the quickest way to start a heated debate among a room full of personal finance experts? I’m not certain, but starting a debate on the concept of good debt vs. bed debt must...

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