5 Ways to Maximize Credit Card Rewards Without Overspending

This article originally appeared on Credit.com and has been republished here with permission. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author only and are not endorsed by Credit.com. Shopping for “needs” is one thing, but we all know how huge sales can convince us to stock up on “wants.” You …

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Financial Tips and Tricks for One-Income Households

This article originally appeared on Credit.com and has been republished here with permission.  Some households operate off one income by choice, while for others that is merely their circumstance. Regardless of how you found yourself in this position, a one-income household is not uncommon, and it’s certainly not unmanageable. Think about how you need that …

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9 Tech Jobs You Can Get Without Knowing How To Code

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Tech is not for everyone but if you are interested in finding your first role in a tech company, but aren’t a coder, don’t worry as there are plenty of routes in. Whether you’re working looking to change jobs or are transitioning out of education, everybody has different reasons for wanting to get a job …

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Digging Out of Holiday Debt

Could Gen Z be on the precipice of mirroring Millennials’ financial woes during the Great Recession? Now that the post-holiday bills have started creeping in, many people are quaking in their boots at the thought of hefty bills eating away at their bank account. The pandemic has been a harsh reminder of how fleeting financial …

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Are You in a Financial Mess? These 7 Tips Will Get You Back on Track

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Are you in a financial mess and can’t figure out how to solve this difficult situation?  We all have problems with our personal finances, and it’s completely normal because no one ever taught us how to be an expert at it. Yes, it’s stressful and makes you anxious all the time, but you have to …

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The NFL and IOU: 10 Debt Lessons You Can Learn from Football Players

In the 1990s, football was my life. I was a placekicker for the New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills. My career highlight was leading the AFC in touchbacks in 1995. If you don’t know what any of that means, let me explain it another way: I played the nation’s most popular sport, and …

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9 Budgeting Tips for Lazy People

When it comes to budgeting, you may feel a bit lost. Saving is a good habit that enables you to create a good balance. Managing money can bring you certain benefits. Anyone can save money, even if you are lazy at budgeting. It would help if you had some saving goals to determine how to …

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What Should I Do After My Master’s Degree?

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Finishing a master’s degree is a big deal. Countless hours spent tackling reading lists, group projects, and thesis research have finally come to fruition. On one hand, an end to tuition payments and assignments can be a big relief. On the other, figuring what to do after grad school can be daunting. Compared to navigating life …

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7 Reasons Why Budgeting Is Important for Couples

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“Hey, I’ve got an exciting idea—let’s go work on our budget!” … Said absolutely no one ever. Setting up a budget isn’t exactly fun. It can feel more like a punishment—something you and your partner have to do because winging it every month isn’t working. Just hearing the word budget can conjure thoughts of complicated …

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What Is College Like? Common Myths & Realities

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Whether you’re leaving home for the first time or enrolling in your local community college, you might have a lot of misconceptions about the college experience. For students who are looking to prepare for college and asking that key question—what is college really like?—keep reading to learn about some of the myths and realities and …

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I Didn’t Get Enough Financial Aid: Now What?

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Tuition and fees for the 2020 to 2021 academic year averaged $11,171 at in-state public colleges, and a whopping $41,411 at private colleges. And the price tag for an undergraduate degree keeps going up every year. Any way you look at it, college is a huge expense for students and their family. Most schools offer …

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