May 16, 2017
8 clever ways to save up for your summer vacation premium

Sadly, summer vacation excitement ≠ affordability. Value Penguin reported the average person pays $584 for a 4-day domestic vacation. Here's how to save up.

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Jackson Wise
4 ways you can recommit to your money goals this month premium

80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second week of February. Here's how you can get motivated, dust those money goals off, and get back on track.

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May 8, 2017
Financially illiterate man nods head, smiles, and eagerly signs 95% APR loan premium

“I don’t know what APY stands for, but I do know what YOLO means, and I want my man-cave finished before football season.”

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Jackson Wise
May 1, 2017
Negotiation tactics for everyday life: 6 principles that actually work premium

  When I reflect on early financial decisions, there’s one biggie that always irks me. It isn’t about debt or misusing credit cards or even taking out too much in student loans. I’m so annoyed with how I failed to negotiate early on in my career. Like so many people, I didn’t even think to […]

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Jackson Wise
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.

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

If you’ve never owned a dog before and you’re thinking of taking the plunge into puppy love, you should know a few things about pet ownership and puppies.

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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 is an epidemic. It's so bad that March 21st was named, Credit Card Reduction Day. Here's how you can get a head start:

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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