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May 9, 2019
A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding 401k premium

We all know we want to retire, but figuring out the right retirement plan to get there can seem pretty complicated. If you have questions about how a 401k works or how to make sure your retirement plan is solid enough, look no further.

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Kasasa
February 27, 2018
How Does A Bank Calculate My Interest Rate? premium

While you owe money on the cash you borrow, interest works in your favor when you have a savings account.

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Jackson Wise
February 20, 2018
The Ultimate Side Hustle Idea List 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
September 21, 2017
A Guide To Understanding And Applying For Federal Pell Grants premium

Despite rising higher education costs and student loan debt, there is a baffling amount of federal student aid that goes unclaimed each year. A NerdWallet analysis showed that high school graduates left $2.7 billion in free college funding on the table in 2014. One of the key components of financial aid for students comes in […]

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Jackson Wise
July 13, 2017
5 Things To Know About Car Loans Before Applying premium

Buying a car is one of the biggest investments you’ll make, second only to buying a home. While paying cash would be ideal, the reality is that most people need a loan to pay for their car, whether it’s new or used. As something that accrues interest as you pay back over time, it’s important […]

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Guest Author
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
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
July 6, 2016
Why do banks put a hold on checks? premium

While it may be frustrating to have a hold on a deposited check, banks need to make sure there’s money to back up all the lightning-speed transactions happening every minute.

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Jackson Wise
June 20, 2016
Personal finance experts address the elephant in the room. premium

Not everyone has the same definition of financial security, but we can all agree that the more financially prepared you are for one of life’s lovely curveballs the better.

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Jackson Wise
June 15, 2016
Paying a little can cost a lot: Why minimum credit card payments are not your friend premium

The cheapest thing to do is pay the balance in full every month. But what are the consequences if you just pay the minimum and use your cash elsewhere?

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Zac Garver