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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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The Best Personal Finance Books to Enhance Your Summer Reading List

The Best Personal Finance Books to Enhance Your Summer Reading List This summer, why not dedicate yourself to learning more about what you can do to better your financial future through the use of successful personal finance skills. There are a variety of ways to boost your financial literacy: online courses; classes offered at local community colleges; classes offered my …

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5 Financial Lessons You Should Learn Before You Leave Your Parents’ House

5 Financial Lessons You Should Learn Before You Leave Your Parents’ House For most of the high schools, the class of 2015 has just graduated. The hallways of these learning institutions are now quiet and will soon be ready to take on the next graduating class. But was that graduating class ready to take on the responsibilities of adulthood? They …

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Top At-Home Jobs That Actually Pay Bills

Just like traditional education isn’t for every child, traditional work isn’t for every adult. There are different options for schooling (alternative, Montessori, charter, vocational, community college, university, GED, etc.) and even more options for work. One of the options that has recently become more mainstream are at-home jobs. In a time where every household must have two incomes in order …