Personal finance

Deciphering Credit Card Billing Statements
Personal finance

Deciphering Credit Card Billing Statements

It’s a safe bet your credit card statement doesn’t even register in the pantheon of your great reads. But when it comes to maintaining your financial health, it’s a document with which you should be well acquainted. In addition to keeping a running tally of your monthly expenditures, the information […]

5 Spending Mistakes Every College Student Makes
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5 Spending Mistakes Every College Student Makes

College is an important time for young people to establish financial literacy skills and learn to make smart spending decisions, but many enter into this newfound independence unprepared – and vulnerable. Targeted by predatory credit card companies and tempted by consumer goods, many college students rack up extreme debt before […]

A Few Bright Ideas for Saving Money
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A Few Bright Ideas for Saving Money

People are quite good at making money but most people have a problem making that money stick with them. Like most, one moment it’s there and then suddenly, it’s gone. The saddest thing is that most people can’t even explain where it went. I mean, how can an accountant not […]

How to Grow Your Extra Cash
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How to Grow Your Extra Cash

Frugal living and smart money management are the keys to setting aside some extra cash. Now that you have some money put away, you may wonder whether you can grow that extra cash through a careful investment: The answer is yes. You can invest a small amount of money into something […]