Tackling Your Credit Card Debt

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Here’s the good news: Tackling your credit card debt can improve your life immeasurably. Paying off your credit cards leads to a better future and some rather awesome personal and professional opportunities. It’s hard, but tackling credit card debt pays off in the long...

The Best Reddit Personal Finance Tips

Social networking site Reddit can be massive and daunting to navigate--but it has some of the best financial advice on the internet. Reddit’s /personalfinance subsite (or sub-Reddit, as they call it) is a massive forum with tons of traffic devoted to all things personal finance....

Paying Off Credit Cards – A Beginner’s Guide

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Your goal: Paying off credit card debt and making sure you remain credit card debt-free. If you’re trying to make that goal, there are two different options you have. Both depend on your personal preference and what works best for your approach: Controlling The Urge...

Avoiding Lifestyle Inflation

Some great advice from the Society of Grownups' Karen Carr via Credit Karma: Keep track of your personal finances. Have a vision and a goal for your personal lifestyle. Look at the bottom line - think about your income post-taxes/commitments. These three tips are simple...

Remember…. Credit Cards Are Loans

There’s something weird about the way we use credit cards. Most of the time, when we pay for items with credit cards, we don’t realize we’re that credit cards are loans. Credit cards aren’t free money. Every time you use a credit card at a...

Sip And Click: Drunk Online Shopping Is Now A Thing, Apparently

The Today Show knows it: Buying things online when you're drunk, and spending too much money on impulse purchases after a few glasses of wine is an actual problem. In the video above, Today's Dylan Dreyer talks to financial editor Jean Chatzky about ways to...