12 Easy Ways for Teens to Make Money

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With the high cost of keeping up with all the latest gadgets and trends we love, it’s nice to have a little income to supplement the cash flow that allows us to have the must-have extras we want. If you are a teenager (or are a parent or guardian of a teenager), this probably means you are …

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How to Get Out of Debt: 13 Expert-Backed Steps for Success

How to Get Out of Debt: 13 Expert-Backed Steps for Success

Dealing with debt can feel like a hopeless situation. You try your best to make your payments, but interest charges eat up all your progress. The next month, you’re back to square one. Sound familiar? Don’t worry: You don’t have to be stuck with debt forever. We reached out to several experts and got their …

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Financial Consultant: What They Do and Why You Need One

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Overwhelmed with your finances but don’t even know where to start with getting them in order? You have a few options: bury your head in the sand, subscribe to personal finance blogs and podcasts to learn from others, or hire a financial professional. If you’ve found your way to this article, you might be leaning towards …

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How to Make and Save Money at a Flea Market

How to Make and Save Money at a Flea Market

You’ve probably heard the term “Flea Market” before. You may have even visited a flea market. But, unless you’re a garage-saling, thrift-storing, antiquing pro, you probably have questions about flea markets, what they are, and how they can help you save and make money. While the name is a bit suspect on the surface, visiting …

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Your 6-Step Plan for Managing Student Loans—and the Tools to Help You Do It

Your 6-Step Plan for Managing Student Loans—and the Tools to Help You Do It

When you’re struggling to pay student loans, it helps to know you’re not alone. Forty-five million Americans have student loan debt. It may not be easy to deal with, but there is good news: You live in the digital age! Want to redecorate your home? There’s an app for that. Manage your bucket list? There’s …

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How Much is Six Figures When it Comes to Your Finances and Career?

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Six figures!  You often hear that term.  What does it mean?  How much is six figures? It means different things in different contexts.  In this post, I’ll help you understand “six figures” as it relates to your finances.  I’ll provide some interesting stats about what careers allow you to earn six figures and the percentage …

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Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Living Above Your Means (Find Out How!)

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Are you living above your means? It’s probably not something you intended to do. It’s stressful to realize your spending habits aren’t allowing you to save up any extra money, or worse, slowly burying you in debt. Awareness is the first step towards meeting your financial goals, so let’s talk more about living above your …

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How Do Banks Make Money in 2021?

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We all know that nothing in this world is free, so how do some traditional banks offer free checking accounts and free savings accounts? Banks continually spend money by sending us our debit cards, periodic statements and supporting the digital infrastructure needed to process online payments and transactions.  With so many free and discounted services, how …

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If Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, How Can You Be Happy?

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Money doesn’t buy happiness. This is a saying that we’ve all heard on numerous occasions from a variety of sources. Sometimes, it feels like people claim that money can’t buy happiness as an empty platitude to make others feel better about not having money. The folks who have it are the ones telling the folks …

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Do You Dream About Money? The Meaning Behind 5 Common Money Dreams

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Do you dream about money? Somewhat surprisingly, most people don’t often dream about money, or at least, it doesn’t often show up in a literal way. In fact, money dreams don’t even show up in the top 50 most common dreams, according to dream analysts. So, what does it mean when we do dream about …

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