How to Avoid Getting Into Debt this Holiday Season

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Christmas will be here before you know it. We’ve shared ways to shop smart for the holidays and how to save, but you can still go into debt by mismanaging your money and overspending during this time of year. It can be tempting to splurge during the holiday season, especially after several months of budgeting well and keeping your finances under control. Holiday ads prompt consumers to spend more...

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4 Ways to Pay Off Debt Super Fast

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Want to know the secret to paying off debt extremely fast? Unfortunately, the ‘big secret’ is that there’s no easy fix. Unless you win the lottery or fall into a ton of money somehow that is. In most normal cases, it takes hard work and lots of dedication and motivation to pay off debt. Nevertheless, tons of people continue to pay off tens of thousands of dollars in debt in just a few months...

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4 Common Student Loan Myths Exposed

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Everything you read and hear about student loans is not true. Many students graduate with loans, only to encounter a rude awakening when they realize that they know very little about their lender and the student loan repayment process. As a somewhat recent college graduate, I learned about some myths the hard way but made sure I did my research and reached out to my lender with questions and concerns...

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How to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft

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Around 15 million people in the U.S. have their identities used fraudulently each year. In fact, every minute, about 19 people fall victim to identity theft and it takes the average victim an estimated $500 and at least 30 hours to resolve each theft crime. Identity theft can not only mess up your credit and reputation, but it’ is a serious issue that can have a huge impact on your finances. Having...

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