Is Your Car Keeping You from Achieving Your Financial Goals?

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  Having financial goals is key to leading a financially healthy life.  Anyone who’s owned a car knows that cars empty your pockets and can really set your financial journey back a step. Car insurance, gas, car payments, repairs, parking fees and car washing/detailing all add up.  According to AAA,...

5 Reasons Why Summer Is a Great Time to Make Credit Score Changes

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  Summer and credit score changes may seem worlds apart, but if you’ve been thinking about repairing your credit, summer is a great time to begin the process. Do you know why? In this article, we share five reasons why this season is ideal for credit repair.   Summer Is Relaxing   F...

How To Search For The Best Personal Finance Tips On Google

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If you are looking for the best personal finance tips in an effort to improve your financial situation, you are not alone.  According to the Federal Reserve, Americans have accumulated over a trillion dollars in credit card debt.  This is up from the approximate $854 billion we saw five years ago.  Howe...

Why “Winging It” Won’t Work for Managing Your Personal Finances

Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash Some people simply don’t like tackling their money issues head-on. They’d rather live in denial than face the truth about managing personal finances. “Winging it” may work for a short time, but it’s not a sound long-term plan for paying down debt or put together a...

3 Tips for Dating While Repairing Your Credit Score

Photo by Morgan Sessions on Unsplash If you’re currently in the process of repairing your credit score and also dating, you may be wondering how to stick to your budget and goals while being transparent with your prospective partners without scaring them off. In this article, we share some tips for gettin...

5 Ways Sports Can Help Build Foundations in Personal Finance

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  When building foundations in personal finance, sports probably doesn't come to mind.   You may be surprised to discover that you can learn many personal finance lessons and principles from sports. If you’ve been struggling to repair your credit or reach your personal financial goals, you are not ...

Should You Discuss Personal Financial Decisions on a First Date?

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels If you’re looking to build a serious relationship, then you’ll need to start feeling comfortable talking about personal financial decisions. According to Marriage.com, one of the top reasons that Americans divorce is because they can’t stop fighting over money. If you...

When Is a Credit Score a “Bad” Credit Score?

  A bad credit score is something no one wants to suffer from.  According to Lexington Law, about 12% of Americans are suffering from one.  You probably already know that you're entitled to one free copy of your credit report every 12 months.  But do you know how to interpret it, and do you know wha...

6 Essential Tips To Improve Your Personal Financial Planning

  Personal financial planning should be at the top of everyone's list.  According to a report by Marketwatch, approximately 49% of Americans are “concerned about their current financial well-being”.  Having a strong handle on your personal finances is an essential part of financial wellness.  If...

5 Ways to Stay Balanced While Crafting A New Personal Financial Plan

  If you’re in the process of repairing your credit, you definitely need a personal financial plan for yourself.  This in many cases, should involve pursuing a side hustle to make and save extra money.  Don't worry, you are not alone in this.  According to Bankrate.com, 37% of Americans are workin...

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