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To Get Out of Debt Faster, Fix Your Payments

Here’s one of the most important things to know about how credit card debt works. Let’s say you have a $1,000 balance and that you stop going any further into debt. And let’s say you pay the minimum amount that the credit card company requires each month. If you do that, your required monthly payment […]

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Profitable Ideas: Five-Word Financial Advice, Credit Score Essentials, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Simple financial advice for new grads (Motley Fool). See what advice various money experts came up with—using just five words. What goes into your credit score and how to raise it (CBS Money Watch). It’s one of the […]

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Profitable Ideas: Most Common Financial Regrets, Getting Better at the Game of Life, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Most Americans have financial regrets, particularly about saving (Bankrate.com). You can avoid this regret by getting in the game with saving and investing. Five pro tips to nail an interview and land your dream job (Fast Company). The […]

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Profitable Ideas: Avoiding Older People’s Greatest Fear, Next-Level Financial Stewardship, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Older people fear this more than death (MarketWatch). You can avoid this fate by starting to invest as young as possible. But read the next article. Cash investments for money you won’t need for 10 years? Ah, no. […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Raise Non-Materialistic Kids, LinkedIn’s Secrets to Getting Hired, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. ‘I make myself rich by making my wants few’ (The Simple Dollar). A “Prime” lesson from what has quickly become one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Just two out of five Americans spent less than […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Shopper’s Manifesto, When to Make Big Money Moves, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. A shopper’s manifesto: These three simple questions are the key to quitting fast fashion (Quartz). Really good article. If you’re interested in learning more about the downside to the mass fashion industry, I highly recommend watching the documentary […]

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