One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

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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...

First Steps To Getting Out Of Credit Card Debt

First things first: Getting out of credit card debt is very possible. It is occasionally difficult, but getting out of credit card debt isn’t impossible. It just requires determination and planning. Determination Determination, when it comes to getting out of credit card debt, means having goal....

Money Lessons For College Graduates

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The Simple Dollar's Holly Johnson has a great list of six things every college graduate needs to know about money: Learn about debt and interest. Credit cards aren't free money. Learn what it means to live below your means. Learn to compare job offers...

Should You Use The Debt Snowball To Get Out Of Debt?

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It's irresistable: When you're freeing yourself from debt, make sure to earn some easy victories first. That's the idea behind the debt snowball--a technique, popularized by Dave Ramsey, to pay off your debts with the lowest balance first... and not to tackle the debts with...

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...

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...