Steps to Take After Being Laid Off

Getting laid off hurts. Sometimes it’s expected but other times it can come out of nowhere. You might feel betrayed or angry, and it’s likely that if anything else, you feel scared about what lies ahead. It can be even scarier when you’re not financially sound. You...

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What to Do When Your Business is in the Red

Debt: it’s one of the most common challenges small businesses face, and how you approach it can play a major role in their short and long term success. While our society tends to approach debt as a necessary evil, something that needs to be dealt with as quickly as...

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5 Tips for Talking About Debt with Your Partner

Few things can sow discord quite like debt. And though debt is bad enough to deal with on your own, living with heavy debt while in a serious relationship can be even more excruciating. After all, no one wants to talk about their money problems with their partner ––...

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Easy Ways to Save Money Each Week

Saving money is hard work. Unless you've got endless cash in your bank account, if you want to achieve your long-term financial goals, you're going to need to compromise. That means sometimes, you have to say, "No thanks", when what you really want to say is "yes...

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4 Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 20s

Are you finding it tough to manage your finances in your 20s? You are not alone! The 20s is the time to experiment with your career, lifestyle and belief systems. It's not a surprise that you don't have a clear understanding of how finances work. During this phase of...

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Tips for Negotiating With a Car Dealer

Why pay full price for a car when you can negotiate with the dealer to bring the price down? Negotiating with a car dealer is not everyone's cup of tea. People working at car dealerships do it for a living. An average car salesperson in America meets more than 50...

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3 Signs a Home Equity Line is Right for You

You can use the equity you’ve built up in your home to meet your larger financial goals. Home equity refers to the portion of your home that you actually own. You can calculate your equity by subtracting the mortgage amount you still owe from the current value of your...

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Avoid Retiring in these Money-Grubbing States

Are you finally ready to make the big move of shifting to a new city to spend your retirement years? Moving to a new place to live a frugal life is a great idea. You want to live in a place which has low taxes, low expenses, warm weather, and friendly people. But...

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How to Stay Motivated to Pay Off Debt

Are you drowning in a sea of debt? Don't know when you will be able to pay it off and get this weight off of your shoulder? In this post, I have given a few tips that will help you stay motivated to pay off your debt. Motivation is closely linked to success and you...

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