How Good Is Financial Advice From a 3×5 Card?

Saving money and investing for your future are a part of what we’ve all learned through the years. What’s interesting is that this seems to be a lot harder than you’d think. If you have at least $5K in a savings account, you’re probably doing better than most of your friends, but why is that?  Maybe a little financial advice from a 3×5 card can help.

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Posted in: Credit and Debt, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money

Need Credit? Try the Shopping Cart Trick

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If you have a less than stellar credit history, getting additional credit can be hard, if not downright impossible. Luckily, there is a technique, known as the Shopping Cart Trick, that can help you obtain credit. The approach avoids a hard pull against your credit report, increasing the odds of approval. Plus, it works with a lot of retailers, allowing you to get a store card at places you usually...

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Posted in: Life Hacks, Saving Money

Prepaid Cell Phone Service: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

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When prepaid cell phone service first came onto the market, many people weren’t excited. Sure, they may offer savings on your monthly plan costs, but the phone selection was limited. Plus, the devices that were available weren’t the trendiest ones available. Now, prepaid cell phone service is different, though that doesn’t necessarily guarantee that it’s right for you. If you are wondering...

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Can You Really Retire Early With a Lower Income?

Last night I was reading an early retirement article on MSN. These types of articles always interest me because I find early retirement pretty fascinating and a long-term goal for myself. In this particular article, the woman featured was able to retire at the age of 32 after paying off $100,000 of student loan debt and amassing a $690,000 net worth in just 5 years. This is probably thanks in large...

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