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Paying credit card debt

5 Tips To Get Out Of Credit Card Debt Quickly

By: Team
If you don’t know how to get rid of credit card debt, you’re not alone. The average American household carries $16,883 in credit card debt, with the national consumer debt totaling a staggering $784 billion. While the road to living... Read More...
Grow your savings

7 Ways to Make Money Off Your Savings

By: Team
If you have savings and aren’t willing to make a risky, or long-term investment, then you’re probably frustrated by how little you can make off of interest. Savings interest rates have endured almost a decade without offering anything... Read More...
Student loan debt

The Do's and Don'ts of Eliminating Your Student Loan Debt

By: Team
What’s difficult to avoid, almost everyone has it, and you struggle with it for years? It’s not the black plague. If you guessed student loan debt, then you are right on the money. Student loan debt afflicts 44 million Americans and 70%... Read More...
Man throwing money

Where Did It All Go? A Guide To Managing Your Spending

By: Team
 Managing how much you spend, and what you spend your money on, are difficult things to master. We can think of a number of reasons why you want to track your spending: you want to make cuts so you can save more, pay down debt or stop... Read More...
Rent v buy

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

By: Team
If you’re a millennial then you’ve given some thought about whether you want to rent or buy the next place you live in. With so much to consider it’s hard to break it all down. After all, questions like, when is a good time for me? Or, can I even... Read More...
Holiday debt

8 Ways to Combat Rising Holiday Credit Card Debt

By: Team
Giving and sharing is what the holiday season is all about. It feels good when you share a gift with loved ones and friends that bring joy, tears and happiness. Many folks don’t like to think about the price of these wonderful emotions... Read More...
Black friday

Your 2016 Guide To Shopping Black Friday

By: Team
Black Friday is nearly upon us, and if you plan on shopping on the busiest retail day of the year then do yourself a favor and come prepared. If you’ve shopped on Black Friday in the past then you know that having an idea of what you want is... Read More...
Millennials shopping

How To Shop Like A Millennial This Holiday Season

By: Team
Holiday shopping is here, and just like in years past we’re seeing old traditions fade away and new traditions come alive. The fact that fewer people, especially Millennials, are using retail stores is certainly not breaking news. But if... Read More...
Holiday travel

Holiday Travel Made Easier

By: Team
If you’re among the tens of millions of Americans travelling by air during the holiday season, then you’ve either bought a ticket or are sweating bullets because you’re waiting for whatever reason. There are many considerations... Read More...
London city guide

Hold the Phone! The Best Travel Apps For Your Smartphone

By: Team
Many of us love to travel, and nothing gets us more excited than the thrill of exploring exotic lands. When it goes right the memories we create are some of the most vivid and wonderful of our lives. When it goes wrong it can place us in sticky... Read More...
Trouble at airport

The Latest Hack: Your Air Miles

By: Team
Around the world people use their credit card’s rewards programs to accumulate not millions, but billions of dollars’ worth of air miles and points every year. Chances are you’ve accumulated some of these points yourself. Even though they’re... Read More...
Millenials investing

How Millennials Should Approach Investing

By: Team
You graduated from college, and you were just beginning your career when the bottom fell out and the Great Recession took everyone for a ride they didn’t want. It’s a fact, and it’s real, only 26% of millennials own stocks despite the fact that... Read More...

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