10 Money Habits That Are Robbing You Blind

How to Quit Ten Bad Money Habits That Rob You Blind Dropping bad money habits makes it easier to power up your financial life. Following are 10 bad habits, and tips for ending them. 1. Carrying a credit card balance High interest rates on credit cards make plastic one of the most expensive ways to borrow. Build a better…
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How A School Bus Can Drive You To Good Financial Decisions

By Alicia Kellebrew, NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center When people walk into my office, they may notice the little, bright yellow die cast school bus prominently displayed on my bookcase. It sits there right in my line of sight, and that of my clients, for a reason. Every now and again…
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Sharing Credit Card With A Parent Can Be Risky

Think twice before becoming an authorized user on your parents’ credit cards — even if you are handling their finances for them. If they have great credit, being an authorized user can help raise your score. On the other hand, if you have great credit but your parents don’t, being an authorized signer on their…
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Change Your Perspective On Money To Change Your Financial Life!

There’s an classic optical illusion that features a drawing of an elderly woman or a young woman depending on how you look at it. It’s purposefully ambiguous. The nose of the elder woman could be seen as the chin and jawline of the younger. The ear of the younger could be seen as the eye…
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How New Credit Reporting Agency Rules Impact You

Editor’s note: This article is reprinted with permission from our partner site www.Moneytalksnews.com. The country’s three major credit reporting agencies have announced plans to overhaul how they collect information about consumers and how they interact with consumers seeking to correct reporting errors, according to a press release. For example, medical debts won’t be reported until…
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