7 Tips For Taking Road Trips On a Budget

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  Taking road trips on a budget is one of the best ways to explore the United States.  With that being said,  a road trip vacation can be expensive if you don’t plan your trip ahead of time. The good news is that even people who are trying to save money and repair their credit can enjoy an adventur...

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

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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 working a s...

6 Essential Tips To Improve Your Personal Financial Planning

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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 you a...

Personal Finance Topics: 5 Trends to Avoid

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When it comes to personal finance topics, there are always trends happening at any given time.  As you may know,  just because something’s a trend doesn’t mean it’s positive or good for you. Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot about trends in personal finance that can actually sabotage all you...

How To Make Extra Income and Boost Your Savings

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Could you use some extra income to help boost your savings?  If you’re in the process of repairing your credit, you’re probably looking for ways to pay down your debt more quickly. We understand that cutting back on expenses can start to feel very restrictive after a while.  For this reason, earning...

7 Ways To Stay On Track After You Repair Your Credit

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Whether you’re just beginning the process to repair your credit or you're a few months in, this post is for you.  As you move along the journey of credit repair, you may be wondering, “Will I be able to maintain my good financial standing once I repair my credit?” The answer is yes.  As long as you...

How to Effectively Make Credit Score Changes When You Notice an Error on Your Report

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If you are looking for ways to make credit score changes, chances are you have found an error(s) on your credit report.  Checking your credit report regularly will help clue you in on what is and isn’t normal for your personal credit history. If you haven’t been checking your credit report regularly, you...

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 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,  it cost...

How Google Can Help You Find The Best Personal Finance Tips

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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.  Howeve...

When Is a Credit Score a "Bad" Credit Score?

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  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...

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