Personal Finance 2016

11 Stories • Available January 2016
Stupid At Saving?

Stupid At Saving?

Hate balancing your checkbook? Do you struggle to keep up with your savings account or monitor your retirement accounts? Technology is making tracking personal finances easier than ever. Strea

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The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare

One of the most daunting fears taxpayers face is (SET ITAL) the IRS audit. (END ITAL) There is serious trepidation when tax returns are filed and a sigh of relief when either the money owed is ac

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Be Money-smart

Be Money-smart

My parents ingrained in me the value of earning my own money and being financially stable from an early age. By the age of 10, I knew how to budget, save and balance a checkbook -- thanks to my m

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It Takes Money To Make Money

It Takes Money To Make Money

It's counterintuitive that in order to borrow money you should already be in debt. Banks and lending institutions need to see the credit history of anyone asking to borrow money, the borrower's

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Read All About It

Read All About It

Need inspiration on how to be money-wise? Reading a book can help you make sense of your finances and figure out your next money moves. From getting out of debt to learning to save and how to i

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For Richer Or Poorer

For Richer Or Poorer

First comes love; then comes marriage. Then comes the crippling debt that your partner didn't tell you about. Wait. What? As it turns out, this is a more common occurrence than you might believe.

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Wanderlust And Your Wallet

Wanderlust And Your Wallet

You've packed your bags and have set your sights on a brand new place to call home. Before the moving truck can be packed and the plane tickets booked, there are several financial factors to cons

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Drinking Your Dollars

Drinking Your Dollars

Drinking is such a large part of American culture that it's often the focal point of many social gatherings, dinners and events. Certain career ladders are climbed at networking events or with a

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Shark Attack

Shark Attack

Unexpected expenses can sometimes hit us out of nowhere. When that happens, we often need to come up with some extra cash -- and fast. Many people turn to payday loans to help get them out of a b

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Ask Carrie

Ask Carrie

(SET ITAL) Dear Carrie: I'm in my late 30s, have a great job and about to get married. Unfortunately, though, I don't feel that I have a real handle on my finances, especially as I look ahead to

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Everyday Cheapskate

Everyday Cheapskate

Ignorance may be bliss in some areas of life, but your money is not one of them. You need to know where your money goes, and then develop a strong will and determination to take control of it.

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