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7 Ways to Know You’ve Got Too Much Debt

7 Ways to Know You’ve Got Too Much Debt

When it comes to debt, many people dare not add up the amount they owe, or the total amount of their debt-related monthly payments. To do so would make it all too obvious that they have too much debt. Instead they focus on their ability to afford the monthly payments and skip on their merry…

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Five Benefits of Separate Checking Accounts

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Many couples combine their finances when they marry, including merging their respective checking accounts into a single joint account. This combination works well for many couples. Or it can be a recipe for disaster. You can combine all kinds of financial accounts into joint status, but for at least five reasons, separate checking accounts could…

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How to be a Millionaire in the Making

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If you hope one day to be rich – or even a millionaire – what you do in the early stages of your life will be incredibly important. Few people are striking oil in their backyards these days, so the way to get rich is a matter of establishing the right habits early in life.…

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How to Get Promoted at Work

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Do you want to get promoted on your job? Understand that if you do it may not be something that happens automatically. You may have to change strategy and tactics at work, and even go so far so let it be known that you want to be promoted. How do you get the process going?…

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Paying Off Debt: The New Year’s Resolution You Need to Keep

Making New Year’s resolutions is a time honored January tradition. The problem is that by February most of those resolutions have been broken and completely abandoned. But there’s one New Year’s resolution that you need to keep, that you cannot afford to give up on – and that’s paying off debt. January is the perfect…

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7 Well Paying Jobs that Don’t Require a University Degree

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If you are thinking about making a career change, or spooked by the cost of a university education for yourself or your child, there are well-paying jobs that don’t require university degree. All offer above average pay and solid job security. Some require only the completion of a certificate program while others require an associate…

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Five Ways to Save Money on Christmas Shopping

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Christmas gift giving can turn into a real expense, and one that you’ll carry into the new year if you pay a lot by credit card. There are ways you can save money on Christmas shopping that can whittle your holiday bill down to size. Using more than one could save you several hundred dollars.…

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Never Burn Your Bridges When Quitting a Job

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It’s probably true that nearly everyone has had a job that pushed them to the breaking point. When you’ve finally had enough, you quit and move on. It might have tempted you to behave in ways that you normally don’t. Maybe you’re in a situation like that right now. If you are it’s important that…

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