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When Does It Make Sense to File for Bankruptcy?
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Bankruptcy should be avoided whenever possible, but there are times when people who are overwhelmed with debt have no viable alternative but to seek bankruptcy relief. Bankruptcy laws are designed to ease the financial pressure on people who can’t pay their bills. While filing for bankruptcy can erase unsecured debts, prevent foreclosures, and stop debt […]

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Five Times It Makes Sense to Pay College Tuition With a Credit Card
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Many people view college as an investment of time and energy that can help them get ahead. By earning a college degree in an in-demand field, they can position themselves for a profitable career that will stand the test of time. Unfortunately, college requires more than time and energy; it requires a considerable financial investment, […]

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When It Makes Sense to Scale Back Retirement Savings
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A lot of financial advice is laser-focused on retirement. You hear it in commercials. You hear it on the news. You read about it on blogs and in books. You need to be saving for retirement. Actually, you need to be saving more. What you’re doing now isn’t enough. You need to save more money […]

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Why airlines sell too many seats and why it might make sense – Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles Times Why airlines sell too many seats and why it might make senseLos Angeles TimesTravelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter in O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The carrier is reviewing its policy for overbooking. (Nam Y. Huh /Associated Press). The now infamous incident in which a passenger was yanked from […]

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Questions About Inheritance, Old Money Books, Fidgeting, Pickles, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Inheritance question 2. Converting attic into extra bedroom 3. Tempted by individual stock investment 4. Staying motivated at work 5. Fidget “spinners” or […]

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Best Travel Credit Card for 2017
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Airline cards, hotel cards, travel rewards cards… frequent travelers have many options when choosing a new card. While some travel cards offer redemption options like gift cards, merchandise, etc., you’ll usually get the most favorable redemption rate when redeeming points for travel. Some travel cards also offer a higher rewards rate on travel-related purchases. The […]

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Here’s How Much Your Insurance Goes Up After an Accident
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Planning to file a claim with your auto insurance? If so, you should brace yourself for higher premiums. This warning comes courtesy of a joint study between InsuranceQuotes and Quadrant Information Services. According to the data, drivers who made claims in 2016 saw their policy premiums increase by an average of 44.1%. The study looked at the […]

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12 Non-Financial Books That Will Help You Cultivate a Mindset of Financial Independence
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Over the years, I’ve written about many personal finance books that have been incredibly valuable to me and to many others in terms of helping them figure out their finances and build a path to a strong retirement or even to financial independence / early retirement. Perhaps the most in-depth list was this one, where […]

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Some Thoughts on the Battle Between Minimalism and Preparedness
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One of the biggest struggles I have in my life is this constant battle between two guiding values: minimalism and preparedness. I see great value in both of these things. In minimalism, I see the value of having fewer things to worry about and take care of, leaving me more time to actually do things […]

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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2017
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If you want to earn rewards quickly (who doesn’t?), it’s important to choose a card that aligns with your spending habits and goals. With the number of cards out there, it can be difficult to narrow down the options — but don’t worry. We’ve done the research to make finding your ideal rewards card quick […]

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What do you no longer believe?
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Here’s an interesting question — a great icebreaker, provocative interview question, and overall great thought piece. “What do you no longer believe?” I’m curious to know what you think. My responses: I don’t believe intelligence is the most important value. I used to think intelligence was king. Not anymore. Now I believe social skills, kindness, […]

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