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Money Hacks Will NOT Get You Out Of Debt

Posted by Ben Paris on Mar 8, 2019 11:54:06 AM

The internet is full of advice about how to save $3 by taking lunch to work and $5 on toilet paper. That stuff is great, and I’ve written a lot of articles like that myself, and they are always popular.  Who doesn’t love saving $1 on coffee? The truth however for most people who call us, no amount of living on noodles and tuna and cancelling their Netflix is going to get them out of debt. If your income is $1000 a week and your mortgage is $750 a week, and your credit card repayments are $300 a week, no amount of making your own laundry detergent is ever going to get those ends to meet.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

Two Serious Budget Apps

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Mar 6, 2019 6:51:51 PM

Last week, we published an article listing the top five free budget apps for 2019. Today we are bringing you two more apps for serious budgeting. These two apps aren’t free, but are worth the investment for people who want more detail and more control over their budget.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

Top Five FREE Budgeting Apps for 2019

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Mar 2, 2019 6:55:49 PM

Apps are one of the best and easiest ways for most people to keep track of finances and stick to a budget. There are hundreds and thousands of budget apps available, so to make it easier, we have gathered a list of the top five free ones for you to try out in 2019.

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Tags: Affordable Living, Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 26, 2019 5:10:00 PM

Credit card fraud and identity theft are on the rise, so it is more important than ever to keep your credit cards safe from thieving hands. Here are four top tips you can put into play to make sure your credit cards aren't stolen.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

How to Choose a Credit Card

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 23, 2019 7:42:04 PM

If you have made the decision to sign up for a credit card, your next step is to determine which credit card is best for you. Credit cards are not one size fits all, so be sure to do your research before signing up.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

The 411 on Credit Card Rewards

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 19, 2019 6:13:11 PM

Rewards are one of the top reasons people will want to sign up for a credit card. But is it worth the hype? What can rewards get you? How do you choose the best credit card rewards program for you?

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

Pros and Cons of Travel Money Cards

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 16, 2019 10:14:00 AM

Planning a trip overseas? Have you considered what you will do for money yet? Travel money cards have become increasingly popular for overseas explorers. We have collated the top pros and cons to help you make a decision about travel money cards.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

Your Credit Card Guide

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM

If you have decided to take the plunge and sign up for a credit card, it’s time to start doing the research to find the best one for you. Credit cards are not one size fits all, so take your time to look into a few different options before you select one.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

Five Reasons not to get a Credit Card

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 9, 2019 5:05:00 PM

Contrary to popular belief, a credit card is not a necessity of life. For some people, credit cards will either be completely unnecessary, or will end up causing more problems than it solves. Here are five reasons you don’t need a credit card.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money, Eliminate Debt

Using a Credit Card to your Advantage

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Feb 5, 2019 5:32:00 PM

A credit card might seem like a scary thing, and many people will have no reason to need one, but if you do sign up, make sure you use your credit card to your full advantage.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

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