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7 Easy Money Saving Tips for Brides

> Budgeting, Financial Tips and Tricks, Getting Married, Life > 26-06-2014

The average American wedding costs $27,000! That’s a huge chunk of change to spend – especially if you’re paying for your wedding yourself. If you’re getting married soon – and haven’t been living under a rock – you’ve probably seen [...]

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5 Things New Grads Should Consider

> Budgeting, Financial Tips and Tricks, Life, Making Money > 23-06-2014

You’ve graduated from college. Yay! No more all-nighters, finals, dorm life, or campus food. Sure, it’s exciting, but crossing that stage to receive your degree most likely was your first step into the (very) real world. You’ve likely figured out [...]

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9 Smart Money Moves for 20-somethings

> Financial Tips and Tricks, Life > 18-06-2014

Your 20’s are a particularly awesome, if not occasionally overwhelming, decade of your life. In your 20’s you might: graduate from college / start your career / learn the difference between wine and good wine / make your first payment [...]

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What you need to know BEFORE you take out student loans

> Debt, Life, Loans, Student Loans > 27-05-2014

Student loans suck. Unfortunately, for many of us student debt is unavoidable. We know that college graduates significantly out earn those with high school diplomas, and so we go to college… and if we can’t afford to go to college [...]

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Quiz: How Financially Savvy Are You??

> Financial Tips and Tricks, Life > 02-04-2014

Money. We all want it. We all need it. But the key to being financially savvy is learning how to make your money work for you. How much do you really need to save for a rainy day? How do [...]

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How Your Credit Score is Calculated. And Why it Really Matters.

> Credit Help, Debt, Financial Tips and Tricks > 07-02-2014

Credit scores. Sigh. The recession hasn’t been kind to those of us in the 30 and under crowd and that includes the realm of credit scores. Many millennial’s with – we’ll call it “non-ideal” – credit scores, fall into 1 [...]

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How to Ask For A Raise (Because You Need One, For Real)

> Life, Making Money, Work > 07-02-2014

It’s no secret that the financial situation for the 35 and under crowd isn’t exactly rainbows and puppies. The average college student graduates 27K in debt, the average income for adults aged 25-34 has fallen 8% since 2007, and the [...]

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7 Money Things You MUST Discuss Before Getting Hitched

> Financial Tips and Tricks, Getting Married, Life > 07-02-2014

In a recent study, 57% of divorced couples cited finances as the leading contributor to their divorce, and 65% of married couples admitted to arguing about money regularly. It’s not surprising that finances be the source of such significant friction [...]

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Do You Know How to Calculate Your Debt to Income Ratio?

> Credit Help, Debt, Financial Tips and Tricks > 07-02-2014

Knowing your debt to income ratio is a good way to help you determine if you can afford to take on new debt – like a new home or new car – or if you’re teetering on the edge of [...]

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5 Career Resolutions for 2014 to Get You Noticed

> Life, Making Money, Work > 07-02-2014

1. Challenge Yourself Regularly Make it your mission to learn something new every day. And don’t just learn something – apply it, utilize it, benefit from it, use it to make yourself more productive. Some days you might challenge yourself [...]

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