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Published on July 31, 2022 - Page 23
When times are tough, credit card debt may be inevitable. Having a plan may help you avoid debt or keep it manageable. Consider alternatives before...
Published on June 30, 2022 - Page 10
As prices on goods and services rise because of inflation, scaling back expenses isn’t the only way to free up cash to cover essentials. Credit...
Published on February 6, 2022 - Page 23
Buy now, pay later can be a convenient payment method. But if you don’t factor the recurring payments into your budget, it can get messy. This is...
Published on January 9, 2022 - Page 23
Since the COVID-19 vaccine started becoming available, there have been more opportunities to impulse spend on items and experiences you didn’t get to...
Published on December 26, 2021 - Page 23
With $82,000 in debt, buying a house seemed far in the distance for Ehren Sixon and his wife. The Florida residents embarked on a debt-free journey...
Published on November 21, 2021 - Page 25
It’s not too late to come up with a last-minute plan to save money for the holidays. 1. Align holiday budget with financial goals Begin with your...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 5
Many people who stayed home during pandemic shutdowns are vacationing again. Rewards like points and miles earned from a travel credit card can...
Published on February 28, 2021 - Page 25
With the pandemic upending spending patterns, an audit of the benefits and costs of your credit cards can reveal which ones are getting the job done...
Published on December 6, 2020 - Page 21
After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change. “I totally...
Published on September 27, 2020 - Page 29
The Great Recession demolished jobs across the U.S. It came for mine, too. After graduating in 2009, I worked four months as an entry-level executive...