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Why You Shouldn’t Shy Away from Credit Cards
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Anywhere you look, you’ll find financial horror stories about people who found themselves deep in credit card debt. They tend to highlight factors that contributed to their plight like the relative ease of making charges with a credit card and how paying the monthly minimums didn’t help. The truth is that credit cards are a […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund
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Nadine writes in: Does it make sense to use a Roth IRA as an emergency fund? It seems like I could contribute money to it, have it build tax free for a while, then I take out the contributions in an emergency and just keep those earnings for retirement. Why not do this? Well, as […]

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I don’t check my stocks every day — and you shouldn’t either
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It frustrates me to no end when I see new investors constantly checking their stocks like it’s their Twitter feed. It seems like even the slightest dip in the market causes them to freak out and start selling everything. I have one piece of advice for all you investment n00bz out there: STOP CHECKING YOUR […]

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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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Jewels of Financial Wisdom From Ancient Religious Texts
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There are a few basic tenets to follow if you want to grow your wealth without compromising your integrity: Save more than you earn. Watch out for debt. Live simply. Don’t be greedy. Give back if you can. Remarkably, these foundations were being discussed by the ancient thinkers who wrote our most famous religious texts. […]

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How to Become a Tutor with Studypool
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Tutoring has always been a great side hustle and probably always will be. As long as there are education systems around there will always be a need for tutors. However, over the past few years the tutoring landscape has changed quite drastically. While there are still traditional in-person tutors (which work great for some people) […]

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How we create effective meeting agendas at IWT
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When you look at someone who’s a master at their craft, you’ll notice that they’ve always built routines for the ordinary parts of life, so they can focus on what they’re best at. This is why President Obama wears the same suit every day and Gary Vaynerchuk calls his family in the car on the way […]

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10 Friends Who Will Ruin Your Finances If You Let Them
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We’ve always heard a good friend is “worth their weight in gold.” But is that always true? With some friends, absolutely. A good friend can be there for you when times are tough, help you celebrate when times are good, and make your day-to-day life a lot more fun. Unfortunately, not all “good friends” are good with money. […]

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Salary Negotiation: How to negotiate better than 99% of people
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Intro: The Power of Negotiation Video: “What to say during salary negotiations” Salary Negotiation Case Studies Six Negotiation Principles Framework Common Negotiation Myths My Favorite Negotiating Tool: The Briefcase Technique   In college, I had the opportunity to teach a “Student-Initiated Course,” or basically a course on whatever I wanted. So I got together with two of […]

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Six Times You Should Hire a Financial Planner (and Three Times You Shouldn’t)
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Financial planners get a bad rap, and to a large extent that’s deserved. Far too many “planners” are really just salesmen in disguise, tasked with leading their clients into high-cost products sold by the companies they work for. But there are good financial planners out there if you know where to look, and in the right […]

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for $50 or Less
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TSD’s Holly Johnson and Jon Gorey have, well, different perspectives on some things. Here, they share some ideas for a frugal Valentine’s Day date night. Valentine’s Day may be nothing more than a Hallmark holiday, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. Whether or not you choose to acknowledge it, your sweetie may be […]

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