Smart Money Travel Tips To Keep Your Finances Safe

    Having the right money travel tips will help you not only protect your finances but allow you to rest and enjoy your trip.  When you are traveling with money, especially abroad, you need to be aware of how to protect your finances.   When you’re traveling to a new place, you are vul...

Four Ways to Better Commit to Your Personal Finance Resolutions in the New Year

    Personal finance resolutions are great in theory but you need to stay committed to them in order to make them a real thing.  We are full force into the New Year and you are hopefully sticking to your personal finance goals thus far.  With that being said, we all know studies have shown ho...

5 Ways To Pay Less in Taxes For 2020

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  If you are looking to pay less in taxes this season, this post is for you.  Don't worry, we are not suggesting you finagle your way around paying taxes if you owe them.  What we are saying is that there are some perfectly acceptable ways to keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your pocket. &...

4 Ways to Keep Cabin Fever From Sabotaging Your Personal Finance Goals

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    Your personal finance goals can take a hit during the cold and dreary winter months.  This is because you may end up spending a lot of time indoors to avoid the ice and snow. Even for the most die hard homebody, life can get a little boring. There's only so much Netflix a person can watch!...

How Unemployment Can Affect Your Credit Score

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  Unemployment and your credit score are tied together in ways you may not have thought of.  Even though we are seeing an uptick in employment levels, job loss is still a fact of life for many Americans. The loss of a job can really wreak havoc on your finances and in some ways your credit. In this po...

Should You Bring Up Your Credit Score on a First Date?

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  Dating and finances are a hot topic whether you are currently single or hoping to be in a serious relationship.  According to Marriage.com, the second top reason that couples divorce is because they can’t stop fighting over money. So, it is vital you become comfortable talking about personal finan...

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your Credit Score

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  If you are looking to improve your credit score, you may not think social media would be helpful. Social media is more than memes, celebrity gossip, fitness tips, and pictures of your friends’ babies.  Did you know that you can find many personal finance resources on social media platforms like...

How to Protect Your Credit Score and Financial Information

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  One way to protect your credit score is to guard your financial information. Before e-commerce and online banking, we didn’t have to work so hard to protect our financial identity. However, a determined enough hacker can access whatever information he or she would like to gain.    Lucki...

Five Signs Your Finances Need The Benefits of a Budget

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  The benefits of a budget are well documented yet few people get excited by the word. In fact, according to a debt.com poll, only 25% of people think they need a budget.  Most people associate the word with maintaining stringent self-discipline, cutting back on their favorite things, clipping coupons...

Your Personal Finance To-Do List for the First Quarter of 2020

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    Do you feel excited about this New Year and taking the appropriate steps toward finally achieving your personal finance goals? You are not alone, according to a Wallethub survey, upwards of 99 million Americans are making finances their top resolution for this coming year.  With that being...

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