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Financial Literacy Month: 4 Must Know Credit Numbers

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law. All opinions and content are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible.   There’s a misconception about financial literacy month. Many think this month is about (finally) learning those complex investing terms or paying off all your debt.   Really, it’s about […]

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0% Balance Transfer Offers + Other Options to Help You Slay Debt Faster

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So, I know I’ve made a big deal about not recommending credit cards or balance transfer offers as part of any affiliate strategy in the past. I take my affiliates very seriously. But lately (especially after publishing the Debt Master Plan…) I’ve gotten emails from folks who would like to learn more about debt consolidation and […]

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28 Financial Resolutions & Ideas for 2019

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There’s lots of research out there on why resolutions fail year after year.  The short of this -very long and over told- story is that setting a huge goal like “I’m going to lose weight” is both unattainable (because you’re not setting an action plan along with your resolution) and unspecific (how much weight?) For example, […]

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Repaying Student Loans on Autopilot in 3 Steps

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With the price of college increasing, it seems unavoidable that students will have to borrow money to complete their education. Federal student loan repayment is something millions of graduates are dreading. So how do you actually go about repaying student loans after you’ve received your diplomas? It’s not as difficult as you might think. Just […]

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Student Loan Debt Delays Home Ownership 7 Years – Heres How to Deal

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LB Note: This week’s post is a syndication of a piece I wrote for HouseLogic and The National Association of Realtors.  This article has been lovingly republished with permission.  There’s finally proof to what we’ve all long suspected — that student loan debt is delaying first-time homeownership. In fact, a recent study from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and […]

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Drowning in Student Loan Debt? 5 Goals You Can Still Achieve

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LB Note: Tired of excuses from readers about how they can’t do certain things because of they are drowning in student loan debt, I’m excited to feature this post from Rebecca at Student Loan Hero. Enjoy!   The average Class of 2017 graduate left school owing $39,400 in student loans. That’s a huge burden, especially […]

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