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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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6 Ways to Keep Your Credit Intact for 2019 (and Still Enjoy the Season)

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This post is sponsored by Lexington Law   Once again it’s the most wonderful, wonderfully expensive, time of the year. Gift giving is ingrained and expected at the holidays in our culture. Plus, it is uniquely satisfying to give a great gifts. What better way to show someone you really care than splurging on something […]

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Why the Excuses for Ignoring Your Credit are So Last Year

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*This blog is in partnership with TransUnion. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Over the last year, these big brand names have announced hacks to customer data: Facebook Uber Delta Sears Panera Bread Saks Fifth Avenue Lord & Taylor Equifax Most people use Facebook, right? And many utilize ride-share apps. At this point, the […]

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Managing Your Credit in Your 30’s + Why It’s Different Than Your 20’s

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In partnership with TransUnion. The opinions and text are all mine In many ways, I feel my life shifted dramatically when I turned 30. I have more self-confidence, I care less about what others think, and I’m making more concerted efforts to take better care of myself mentally, financially, and emotionally. Even though getting older can be a […]

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How to Get Rid of Student Loans: Your Fast Repayment Plan

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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 to get rid of student loan debt while still living your life?  It’s not as difficult as you might think. Just follow […]

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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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