Savings

Save more online by shopping here!

I myself love to shop online. It’s convenient and I can do it from home in my pajamas! But can you save just as much shopping online as you can if you went into the store? Gathering coupons from the weekly Sunday newspaper to see what the best deal is this week can be too much sometimes. There is one…

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Savings

How to overcome holiday shopping stress

The moment you have been waiting for all year has arrived: Holiday Shopping! The holidays are the most expensive time of year. We tend to spend the most money and raise our stress meter a little higher than normal. With so many stores, promotions and discounts, it can be stressful just stepping into the store before you even start shopping.…

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Financial Fitness

Debt Reduction: Snowball vs. Avalanche

As the end of the year approaches, many are on the continued journey of paying down debt while others are getting ready for the new year so that they can start their journey  Paying off your debt takes time and requires planning, but which method do you use? I’ve used both, but it depends on your financial situation and what…

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Credit Series

What is MyFico.com?

When looking to find something that would help with credit repair and credit monitoring of your FICO, I found MyFico.com. I’ve previously seen about two commercials for it in the past and took a look as I’m all about keeping my credit in check! MyFico.com is an online credit monitoring site that allows you to obtain your credit report and…

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Credit Series

Equifax: Is a credit freeze right for you?

Recently, it was reported that Equifax had a data breach that affected over 143 million consumers, leaving people wondering just how much of their information was compromised. Equifax has since come out with Equifax Security 2017, a website for consumers to go and sign up for free identity theft and credit monitoring. The website also allows you to check and see…

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Financial Fitness

How to save money with limited income

Saving money with limited income may seem like something that is so far from your grasp. When it comes to saving money for an emergency fund, most suggest you have 6 to 12 months saved. But realistically, in today’s job market, you’ll need to save even more, especially for the millennial generation. So how do you save with limited income? Figure…

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Career Tips

5 Salary Negotiation tips for Millennials

You’re out of college and are trying to tie down your first job offer. Negotiating your salary early in your career can be a challenge as you probably don’t have any evidence showcasing your skills to perform the job. According to payscale, these are some top reasons why Millennials don’t ask for a raise: I’m worried about losing my job…

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Career Tips

How to tell you’re ready for a career change

The majority of your time in your life is spent working. Working to keep up your lifestyle, your home life, and all of the other responsibilities you are entitled to. But what happens when you go to work every day and don’t feel like being there? Every day becomes an “I should have called in” day or an “I’d rather…

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Financial Fitness

Debt Consolidation: Pros and Cons

You may be thinking that the easiest way to control your debt is to consolidate it. But what so do you really know about debt consolidation? Before you make a decision, make sure you are aware of the pros and cons of consolidating your debt. What you find out may change the way you decide to control your finances. How…

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