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Why Teens Fail at Finances

A lot of people are guilty of making financial mistakes, but teenagers are often guilty of making mistakes with money because they don’t know any better. While many adults are guilty of making similar financial mistakes, most adults quickly learn … Continue reading

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10 Celebrity Money Mistakes to Avoid

Most celebrities have more money in their bank accounts than many of us will ever see in one lifetime. The thing to remember is that having a lot of money doesn’t mean that you are necessarily financially savvy. In fact, … Continue reading

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10 Common Financial Blunders

There are plenty of steps that you can take to help you become financially successful, but all your hard work will end up being for nothing if you’re undermining the financial success you’re seeking to attain. The financial steps to … Continue reading

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What to Do When a Big Expense Doesn’t Work Out

I went to graduate school with another woman who, let’s just say, didn’t end up with the same happy experience that I did. Very early on in the program, it became clear that the program wasn’t a good fit for … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Celebration Spending Mistakes

No matter how well we budget for the coming year, holidays always seem to sneak up on us. Think about how many special occasions require extra spending in just one year: birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, the winter holidays including New … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important to Know How to Manage Your Money

In today’s electronically-oriented society, a surprising number of people never learn to create a budget, balance a checkbook or handle other everyday tasks to keep track of finances. Many of us are simply too busy with our fast-paced lives and … Continue reading

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Money Mistakes: Perfection Isn’t Possible

I get kind of irritated when I see people on financial forums tearing another poster apart because they’ve done something stupid with money. Well, so have we all at one time or another. Perfection with money isn’t possible. Even if … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Get Over the Fear of Screwing Up

Many of us are afraid to make financial decisions. There is so much we don’t know and so much that (we think) can go wrong. What if we invest in the wrong mutual fund and we lose everything? What if … Continue reading

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