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3 Hidden Dangers of Credit Cards

Building your credit is important but using a credit card can almost be compared to playing with fire. Sure, fire can come in handy, but burn too much and that bonfire can get out of control. Did you know that the average US household credit card debt is at $15,863 (counting only the households that have credit card debt)? If …

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How Far Does Your Paycheck Actually Go?

Your paycheck is just like real estate; there is one important thing that you must consider before, during, and after the big events in your life. No, it’s not the size of your paycheck – it’s all about location. Recent statistics and data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis have revealed that since every …

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Tips for Shopping Online Stores (and Staying on a Budget)

If you have access to the internet at your house, you’ve probably done your fair share of online shopping. It is fast, convenient, and the selections and options are amazing. #1) When Is It Cheaper To Shop In-Store? Take into account the shipping charges. You may find a product cheaper online but if the shipping cost is outrageous, you may …

Financial Health Linked to Physical Health

We have long been touted the benefits of being physically fit, but what about the benefits of financial health? The two may seem unrelated, but financial health does, in fact, have a link to physical health. Financial fitness can impact our productivity in the workplace and in our personal and family lives just as much as physical fitness. A study …