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Strategies to Alleviate Student Loan Debt

“Get an education, and get a job.” It’s good advise and there’s no doubt that a college education can boost your income. However, with an education often comes student loan debt that you’ll need to manage and learn to balance as you climb the career ladder. To make that a …

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What you should teach your kids about finances

“Money grows in trees that mom and dad go out and harvest at night, right?” As adults, this kind of logic eludes us, yet for kids it makes perfect sense. While you can keep discussions about Santa, the Easter Bunny, even the birds and the bees off until they’re a little …

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Using Mint.com to Help With Budget Control

Learning how to budget your resources can be difficult for many people. If you are having trouble mastering your budget, remember, with practice will come skill, and with skill will come success. Of course, learning to budget can be made easier by using the right tools. Mint.com makes budgeting a breeze that …

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What’s an IRA and Why You Should Invest in One

There are plenty of ways you can stash and invest your money. In the old days, people used to stuff coffee cans with cash and stick ’em beneath the mattress. Fortunately, financial products and tools have evolved since then and there are a number of modern ways you can plan …