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Should I Save Money to Invest or Pay Off Debt First?

“Should I invest or pay off debts first?” It’s a question that challenges the masses. For most people, the answer is a mix of aggressively paying off high-interest debt, making minimum payments on other debts, then reallocating the funds to tap into the market. Find out how to do it here.
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6 Best Secured Credit Cards to Rebuild Credit – Reviews &...

How's your credit these days? If you'd prefer not to answer that question, you're not alone. Millions of Americans have imperfect credit due to bankruptcy,...
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6 Reasons to Buy a Car with Cash and Avoid Car...

Do Americans love their cars too much? Even as a car lover myself, I would argue yes. There is no other explanation for our...
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17 Reasons Why You Should Get Out of Debt – Benefits...

Debt is a common fact of life in America today. According to a 2015 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, roughly eight out of...
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The First (And Most Important) Step To Fixing Your Finances

I have had many conversations with many people in the past who have inquired about how to get out of debt. Most of these...
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How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast – 5-Step...

Of all the types of debt you can hold, credit card debt is one of the nastiest. NASDAQ reports that consumers pay an average of 15%...
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Should You Become a One Car Family?

One of the biggest expenses for any family is transportation. It seems that most families own as many cars as there are drivers, or...
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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Student Loans First?

Student loans and mortgage debt are often considered to be "good debt," as they are forms of debt you take on in order to...
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10 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break to Get Out...

We all have our creature comforts - those habits that, for better or worse, we indulge on a daily basis. However, while a regular...
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How to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early

Like most everyone, I hate debt, and the thought of paying off a car loan for a number of years has always left a bad...
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Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps: Is It the Best Way to...

Financial guru Dave Ramsey’s “Baby Steps” are the perfect formula for the average person who isn’t terribly interested in personal finance. But they’re not one-size-fits all. Here’s what they recommend, how to tell if they’re right for you, and some alternatives to consider.
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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit Score?

The main issue that discourages most people from filing bankruptcy is the detrimental effect is has on their credit. It's true that a bankruptcy...