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Finance Trends Avoid These 5 Personal Finance Pitfalls

Avoid These 5 Personal Finance Pitfalls

According to Meriam-Webster, a pitfall is “a flimsily covered pit used to capture” or “a hidden or not easily recognized danger.” Therefore, pitfall can be both literal and figurative. It is this figurative sense that many people fall victim to when it comes to their personal finances. Let’s take a …

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Finance Trends An App a Day Keeps the Financial Stress Away

An App a Day Keeps the Financial Stress Away

You work hard for a living. Whether you have a lucrative 9-5 office job, a general labor job during third shift or you work several freelancing gigs that give you flexibility and freedom, your money is well earned. And you most certainly want to make sure you invest and use …

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Finance Trends When Did Credit Scores Become Such a Big Deal?

When Did Credit Scores Become Such a Big Deal?

If you’ve turned on your TV at all in the past decade you’ve doubtless seen tons of ads for Credit Karma. Or, if not them, one of their countless competitors. These sites are ubiquitous and offer a free look at your credit score. As you probably know, your credit score …

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Finance Trends America’s Approach to Retirement is Outdated

America’s Approach to Retirement is Outdated

Believe it or not, leaving retirement in the hands of individuals and the private sector is proving disastrous. Most middle-class Americans aren’t saving anywhere near enough for retirement. In fact, across the board, America’s approach to retirement is outdated. And it didn’t just get that way: it has been since …

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