Do You Have Too Much Credit Card Debt?

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Do You Have Too Much Credit Card Debt?

Do You Have Too Much Credit Card Debt?

How much credit card debt is too much? There are two ways to look at this question: in terms of your financial health or in terms of your credit scores. Th answer can be quite different depending on which question you are trying to answer. When it comes to your credit scores, the question of... Read More

How to Turn an Internship Into a Job Offer

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How to Turn an Internship Into a Job Offer

How to Turn an Internship Into a Job Offer

On the path to finding a job either straight out of school or during a career change, many of us take internships. These roles provide real-world experience that can be helpful in determining a future career. Internships aren’t just valuable, they can be mandatory for some professions. Here are some tips to make the most... Read More

4 Credit Mistakes New Homeowners Make

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4 Credit Mistakes New Homeowners Make

4 Credit Mistakes New Homeowners Make

Homebuyers often spend considerable effort padding and polishing their credit in the lead-up to the big purchase. Locking down a home loan today is no small feat, even as credit requirements continue to thaw. But the relief that comes with finalizing a home purchase can also spur a false sense of security. It’s easy for... Read More

3 Money Lessons My Mom Taught Me

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3 Money Lessons My Mom Taught Me

3 Money Lessons My Mom Taught Me

As we celebrate Mother’s Day, it’s time to come to terms with the fact that Mom may know best when it comes to money. For most of us, our introduction to finances comes from our parents. How we handle money often is a reflection of — or a direct rebellion against — their habits. Here... Read More

5 Jobs That Help You Pay Off Student Loans

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5 Jobs That Help You Pay Off Student Loans

5 Jobs That Help You Pay Off Student Loans

Attending college has become very expensive, and recent studies show that college graduates are entering the working world with an average of around $30,000 in student loan debt. This number can seem daunting, but there are ways to get rid of that debt without repaying all of it. 1. Volunteering Joining an organization like the... Read More

Biggest Regrets: What Homebuyers Would Do Differently

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Biggest Regrets: What Homebuyers Would Do Differently

Biggest Regrets: What Homebuyers Would Do Differently

You live and learn. The old saying sums up new homebuyers’ thoughts after they completed the process to buy a house. According to a new survey from Chase, recent homebuyers said they have some regrets and would make different choices if they had an opportunity for a real estate purchase do-over. Chase said that although most... Read More

How to Leave a Job You Hate

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How to Leave a Job You Hate

How to Leave a Job You Hate

Like so many Americans, Seth Rubin was a victim of the recession of 2009. He was laid off as a project manager for a construction company when the construction business plummeted near his home in Denver. An avid cyclist, he had always dreamed of opening up a coffee and biscuit shop, but the huge upfront... Read More

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