High Credit Card Bills Aren’t The End Of The World

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High credit card bills aren’t the end of the world. They might seem stressful, but there are steps you can take. Remember: You aren’t fighting the credit card debt problem alone. Lots of people, believe it or not, have worse credit card debt problems compared...

One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

Getting personal finances in order is harder for the freelance journalist than for certain other fields. Journalists and researchers usually spend a lot of (tax-deductible) money researching and covering stories. Adding to the mix, many publications do not pay writers or videographers on a...

Carrying Balance On Your Cards Doesn’t Help Your Credit

  On-time payments only account for 35 percent of your FICO score, and those payments are the same regardless of whether you pay your credit card in full each month or carry debt on your credit card. When you leave a balance on your credit card...

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....

Consumer Debt Counseling: Is It For Me?

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If you feel like your credit card debt is overwhelming, it might be useful to seek consumer debt counseling. Services offered through certified groups like American Consumer Credit Counseling and other providers can be very helpful. They offer both debt counseling and credit consolidation...

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...

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