April 19, 2017
How to recover from a late student loan payment premium

While a history of late payments is bound to adversely affect your credit rating and cost you late fees, the consequences for a first-time miss aren’t all that dire.

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Amanda Reed
April 1, 2017
Megabank CEO proposes to rename monthly checking account fee to “Yacht Tax” premium

Described in a recent high-level meeting between executives, a megabank CEO proposed a “refresh” to monthly checking account fees, renaming them to a “yacht tax.” “This is a perfect time. Consumers are tired of hearing the word fee, and my yacht is beginning to feel a little cramped. I think it’s time we upgrade the […]

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Jackson Wise
March 23, 2017
Four things you should know before getting your new best friend premium

Let’s face it: in the U.S. we have a lot of questionable “official celebration” days. Do we really need a National Cream Puff Day? Or a National Repeat Day? However, National Puppy Day... that makes total sense! March 23 is the day that’s been set aside to promote the adoption of puppies, which is a […]

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Jackson Wise
March 13, 2017
Say sayonara to credit card debt: 5 tips from personal finance experts premium

Credit card debt has become one of the great financial hurdles for American's. It's such a problem that March 21st (the day after Spring) was named, Credit Card Reduction Day. It seems appropriate when you think about it — as the days get longer and the grass shoots turn green, it’s time for you to give […]

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Jackson Wise
March 6, 2017
The question we’re all asking: Why do banks charge fees? premium

A recent CNN Money article showed that in 2016 alone, the top 3 big banks charged consumers over $6.4 billion in bank fees. So what gives?

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Jackson Wise
March 1, 2017
The top 5 money misunderstandings and how to avoid them premium

Adulting can be tough, and the source of many grown-up problems is money. To steer clear of these mishaps, learn how to navigate the following situations.

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Jackson Wise
February 22, 2017
Boost your bottom line with these 10 side hustle ideas premium

If progress on your 2017 financial goals is not exactly blasting off, it's time to pump some rocket fuel into the tank with these side hustle ideas.

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Amanda Reed
February 15, 2017
6 cheap one-hour furniture upgrades premium

DIY home and furniture upgrade tutorials can seem so helpful, yet sometimes they just come up short. Cheap, one-hour furniture upgrades to the rescue!

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Jackson Wise
February 7, 2017
Craft your love: 6 DIY ways to show your love for someone premium

Love is priceless, but expressing it... that can cost you a pretty penny, especially on Valentine’s Day. Digging yourself into debt to buy your significant other flowers, jewelry, sports tickets or some other pricey gift doesn’t do either of you any good in the long run. Good news: You don’t have to spend a fortune […]

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Jackson Wise
February 1, 2017
14 ways you can show your money some love in your late 20s premium

As you approach the big 3-0, you might be frustrated financially. In honor of Valentine's Day, we bring you 14 ways to show your money some love

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Jackson Wise