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16 Tips From Money Experts on Keeping Student Loans Under Control

16 Tips From Money Experts on Keeping Student Loans Under Control

Getting a college degree can be an excellent investment in your future, but if you aren’t careful, loans you take out to obtain that degree can act as a financial drag for years after graduation. A re ...

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Deals on Deals: How to Get Nice Things for Next to Nothing

Deals on Deals: How to Get Nice Things for Next to Nothing

When shopping for the holidays, you will likely encounter at least one checkout clerk who asks you to get a store credit card to save a sizable percentage on your purchase. If you diligently pay your ...

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Household Debt Nears Pre-Recession Levels, Study Shows

Household Debt Nears Pre-Recession Levels, Study Shows

Frugality and minimalism may be all the rage these days, but Americans’ household debt continues to creep up, a new NerdWallet study finds. In the past decade, U.S. household debt has increased by 11% ...

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The Federal Reserve and the Destruction of the American Dream

The Federal Reserve and the Destruction of the American Dream

“Government is a just execution of the laws, which were instituted by the people for their people’s preservation: but if the people’s implements, to whom they have trusted the execution of those laws, ...

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The Key To Saving May Be In Your Head

The Key To Saving May Be In Your Head

When it comes to saving, you may have tried everything to make it stick: the New Year’s resolution, eating out less or coupon clipping. If you’ve struggled, you’ve got company. One in three families s ...

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What a Fed Rate Hike in 2016 Means for Your Money

What a Fed Rate Hike in 2016 Means for Your Money

A Fed rate hike is coming — and there’s a strong chance it will happen in December. Since the Fed’s interest rate hike in December 2015 — the first since 2006 — all eyes have been on Chairman of the F ...

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How Are Prepaid Debit Cards Different From Checking Accounts?

How Are Prepaid Debit Cards Different From Checking Accounts?

In 2015, Americans loaded over $76 billion onto prepaid debit cards, using them to receive deposits, make purchases and pay bills.  Prepaid debit cards  —also called general purpose reloadable (GPR) c ...

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Why Alternative Lenders Don't Use APRs

Why Alternative Lenders Don't Use APRs

If you’ve ever shopped for a small business loan online, you probably haven’t seen annual percentage rates (APRs) used frequently. Instead, lenders will use factor rates, annualized interest rates, si ...

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10 Common Habits That Can Increase Wealth

10 Common Habits That Can Increase Wealth

By  Steven LaFleur Some may describe the following tips as secrets on how to get rich, but I like to call them habits that will help us become our best version of ourselves. We all want to do better i ...

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6 Ways to Make This Week's Paycheck Go Further

6 Ways to Make This Week's Paycheck Go Further

Whether you’re making seven figures or just starting out, one thing tends to be universal: how quickly your paycheck disappears. Here are some practical, doable and even fun ways to stretch your next ...

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