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Four Steps to Healthy Finances In 2017

Diet. Exercise. Money. If you’re making New Year’s Resolutions, chances are it’s involving one of those topics. In a way, the key to all three of those is essentially the same: planning and discipline. Of the three, your financial health is probably the topic where you can affect the most change through the smallest of things. Of course, you’ll...

Beware of These 5 Credit Card Traps

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 The average American household carries monthly credit card debt of $7,283. If we were to look solely at indebted American households, or households that carry debt over from one month to another for an extended period of time, this number would more than double, climbing upwards of $15,000.00 per month.  Beware of These 5 Credit Card Traps Credit card debt has...

How to Escape Student Debt

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A little over a week before Christmas I got really sick. It started with what I thought was a bad migraine. I’ve experienced severe migraines in the past, so I began taking the necessary steps to alleviate the pain and get rid of it. Nothing worked. The migraine actually began to get worse all the way to the point...

7 Options for Eliminating Auto Debt

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When I initially purchased my current vehicle, it was under extreme duress and bad advice from a car salesman. I was also told that persons in my profession “have an image to maintain” and that the Ford Focus I was considering did not support that image. Three years later and barely a dent in my principal, I fully understand...

Simple Steps for easy debt reduction

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For wealth to be made simple, debt reduction must be made simple. And it can be. Like any goal, having a plan is the place to start.Creating a debt-reduction plan may seem overwhelming; it’s like seeing your first Ironman training plan. Some trainers will only show you a week at a time so you don’t throw up your hands...

How I Broke Up with Debt and Fixed My Life

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My financial journey began when I was just 16 years old.I asked my mom if I could start working, but she had her reservations.I eventually landed my first job at a sandwich shop in downtown Denver, where I made $4.75 an hour. I felt RICH!As I set off to begin my new life as a young, working woman, my mom...

Starting Over: Ending the Cycle of Debt

 Starting Over: Ending the Cycle of Debt Becoming both financially stable and financially independent are two things many of us dream about but find difficult to put into action. There’s always something which we seem to be paying off and as a result we never seem to be escaping from the jungle of student debt, mortgage payments, credit and store...

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