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Take These Steps to Deal With Massive Student Loan Debt

Dealing with any student debt is challenging, but what about when the amount is simply overwhelming? Recommended Student Loan Refinancing Companies About one in five borrowers

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02.17.15

Why the Fed’s New ‘Rate Checker’ Doesn’t Check Out

By Peter Miller The government is out with a new mortgage rate site, a resource that’s been greeted with cries of outrage from many within

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The Best Deals We Tell Our Friends About

All deals are not created equal. As a frugal community, we know there are the “daily deals” and then there are the real deals –

02.05.15
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Thrifty Thursday: No Hot Water, No Problem

Last week, we introduced a new reader-inspired series called Thrifty Thursdays. We want to hear your most ingenious buck-stretching strategies, stories about your famously frugal family and friends, or embarrassing tales

Best Low Interest Credit Cards for 2016

Before searching for the best low interest credit card, you should first understand what “low interest” really means. Most credit cards offer interest rates that

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Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards for 2016

If you’re looking for a credit card you can keep for the long haul, the best credit cards with no annual fee should be at

TurboTax Refund for Deluxe Customers

Taxpayers and investors alike have expressed outrage this tax season over recent changes made by . The company’s “Deluxe” package, a popular choice in recent years,

12.16.14
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Why a Two-Year Degree May Be Your Best Investment

Most experts agree that the economic value of a bachelor’s degree far outweighs the average cost of earning one. However, recent research has made it painfully clear that

I’m Covered — No You’re Not! How to Dispute Insurance Claims

You’re sitting in your favorite chair when you hear the sound of screeching tires, followed by breaking glass and crunching metal. Before you even have

11.30.14

How to Make Money Driving for Uber

Thanks to the modern marvel of the Internet, a slew of disruptive technologies have completely reshaped entire industries over the last decade. Think about how Amazon.com reinvented shopping

The Accidental Landlord

When I say real estate tycoon, your thoughts probably jump straight to Donald Trump or somebody on a reality show. Then you probably smile a

Best Project Management Software for 2016

Part 3 of our Small Business Tools Series tackles the best project management software. Previously we covered Best Cloud Storage Providers and Best Email Marketing

Best Debt Consolidation Loans for 2016

When you’ve fallen behind on your payments, it can feel like there’s nowhere to turn. One potential option to get organized and streamline your bills

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The Emotional Effects of Debt

Whether it’s considered “good debt” or “bad debt,” the truth is, any debt can cause serious emotional effects. Studies show what many of us already know: Debt

11.11.14

Saving Money in Your Startup — Part 5

Have you ever written a check and paused for a moment to mentally check your bank account to make sure there were sufficient funds in

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Confronting Your Worst Money Fears

A tornado sweeps through your town and leaves nothing but death and destruction in its wake. An electrical fire burns your house and everything in it to the

What’s Your Money Mind Type?

Excerpted from “Creating Money, Creating Meaning” by Orna Ross A core understanding in “Creating Money, Creating Meaning” is that how you do money is how you

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