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Avoid Taking Money Advice From These People

 
Just like you, I jump on Facebook to see what’s going on in the world of my friends and family. You’ll see pictures of pets, kids dancing and singing, a meme that it’s Monday, and Mondays suck! You’ll see funny videos, arguments about political views, ads for a blow up...
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Four Excuses That Are Keeping You Broke!

 
I'm going to ask you straight up. Why haven't you reached out and asked for help? Your debt isn't going to pay itself off. Your savings account isn't going to fill up magically. The stress and/or anxiety you feel because of your situation isn't just going to go away! Let’s be real, the way...
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Are You Ready to Have the Money Conversation?

Relationships are hard work. Anyone who's ever been in a relationship knows this. When things get serious, other factors start coming into play that may complicate things. One factor in particular is money. More likely than not, both people enter into the relationship with bad money...

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6 Things You Should Know Before Taking a Collections Call

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts, then you know that I live a debt-free lifestyle. But, that wasn’t always the case. There was a time when I was broke, living paycheck-to-paycheck. I had a lot of debt and very little savings, and I, like many people experienced debt...

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11 Things I Learned After 5 Years of Debt Freedom

The month of March is an exciting month for me. It’s the anniversary month when I became completely debt free! After about four or five years of hard work, I made my last and final payment. I owed my grandma $5,000 plus interest for a loan she gave me years ago to rehab a fixer-upper...

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Seven Tips To Spring Cleaning Your Financial Worries Away

Spring is almost upon us! We can look forward to warmer weather, flowers blooming and the fact that summer is that much closer. You might be getting the urge to start cleaning. Your closets will need to be cleared of your winter garb. You can get to all the outdoor chores that...

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Destroy Your Student Loans Once and For All!

Student loans are a significant challenge for many of our Roots of Personal Finance members and many people in general. Currently, there is $1.48 trillion owed among 44 million borrowers. The amount of debt that's carried for student loans has surpassed auto loans and credit cards and comes...

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Four Ways Cabin Fever Can Make You Money!

If you’re like me and many others, as winter drags on you may be experiencing a little cabin fever. It’s easy to want to go into hibernation mode when it’s cold and dreary outside. You get lazy and want to binge-watch This Is Us. Hey, I’m not throwing stones, I have my...

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Five Ways Your Tax Return Could Be Hurting You

Did you get, or are you expecting a tax return this year? If so, you may not want to throw your hands up in celebration just yet. Your tax return could be hurting your financial life.

I’ve had the privilege of helping many people get on a plan with their finances. In our membership site,...

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Showing Love Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

Valentine's Day spending reached more than $18 billion last year, according to the National Retail Federation. The average consumer spends approximately $140 on gifts for their loved ones. The day originally touted as a celebration of one or more early saints named Valentinus is now a...

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