Traveling can be incredibly beneficial and memorable for you and your family. Disconnecting from regular routines, seeing new places and meeting new people can improve your relationships and emotional health. But before ... Continue Reading
A common financial dilemma is how to get out of debt the fastest, cheapest way possible. It comes down to three fundamental steps: Don't increase your debt. Reduce the interest rate you must pay. Reduce the ... Continue Reading
Planning for retirement can be confusing and a little scary. To do it right, it seems like we’re supposed to be clairvoyant and know exactly how long we’ll live and what our expenses will be after we stop working. We also ... Continue Reading
One of the best ways to get a fresh start in your financial life is to pay off credit card debt. Carrying credit card balances from month to month and racking up interest charges is a waste of your financial ... Continue Reading
A previous coworker and friend I’ll call Karen once asked me, “How will we ever pay off my father-in-law’s debt?” She confided that her in-law’s health was deteriorating and his growing debt balance was keeping her awake at ... Continue Reading
Habits lay the foundation for short- and long-term success with our health, wealth, and happiness; therefore, it’s critical to carefully examine our repetitive behaviors and thought patterns. They’re either moving you closer ... Continue Reading
While credit cards often get a bad rap, they’re powerful tools that can improve your financial life. Yes, mismanaging them can hurt you, but the upsides to using cards responsibly are terrific. They help you build credit, ... Continue Reading
Many people mistakenly believe that if they just had more money, all their financial anxiety would disappear and they could finally be happy. In some cases, earning more is the solution to stop money stress and improve your ... Continue Reading
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