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How to avoid a credit card late payment

First, it dawns on you. You forgot to make a credit card payment. Second, you panic. You’re an adult, you know this stuff is important, how are you messing up at life so much?! Third, the shame comes. You feel that shame deep in your gut, you don’t want to call the company and your […] Read more…

Have an opinionated family? Three things to do before taking their financial advice

Would you rather have a big house or a luxury car? Have a big wedding or pay off your student loans? The way you answer these questions, and countless others, is a glimpse into your money mindset. Your money mindset is your belief system about money that you have developed, consciously and unconsciously, throughout your […] Read more…

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The most important investment most people overlook

What’s your most valuable asset? I’ll wait right here while you think about it. Did you think of a 401K account? Your house’s value? These are important, sure. But I would argue that the most valuable asset you have is YOU. You generate income. You decided how to spend and invest that income. You write […] Read more…

Is being too nice breaking your budget?

What if your friend knew that the baby gift had to go on the ever growing credit card balance? That you couldn’t sleep last night, stressed about how you are going to replace your laptop that is on the fritz? What if your friends and family (or even the cable sales man) knew your TRUE […] Read more…

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How to budget with a variable income

When you really break down a budget it consists of two two main components: Expenses and income. If you are on a variable income it can feel impossible to budget because one of the main components of your budget is a big-ol’ guess. Managing your money with a variable income is harder than a fixed […] Read more…

4 secrets to mastering the art of shopping your closet

Do you ever get invited to an event and automatically think… I have nothing to wear? Maybe you know exactly what kind of dress would be perfect for the event, or you just feel like getting something new to feel your best. I get it. But I also know how you can end up with […] Read more…

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