Finance

Financial Literacy: My Favorite Books About Money

April is Financial Literacy Month. Many people ask me about my favorite resources, including books. Check out my favorite books about money. They’ll help you learn more about finances and help you take your money to the next level. As a personal finance writer, I’d be remiss if I didn’t have something related to financial …

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Small Business Credit Reality: Your Personal Credit Matters

Even though it’s nice to think that your small business credit is completely separate from your personal credit, the reality is that your personal credit does matter. One of the essential pieces of advice given to just about anyone who starts a home business — or any type of business — is that you need …

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Oops? I Did It Again! Buying NEW Cars with Financing. Kiss My PF Cred Goodbye

Oh hey. Not every personal finance expert will tell you to buy a used car with cash. I’m here to tell you why I love buying new cars with the dreaded dealer financing. Let’s do this and I’ll turn in my personal finance expert card later. So, 10 years ago I bought a new car. …

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How to Setup Your Finances to Create Your Dream Lifestyle

The following post is contributed by Martin of Studenomics, where he tries to make personal finance fun since you have enough to stress about. You can click here to check out the wide range of content on everything from student loans to getting paid to drink coffee. “You’re living the dream.” — friends who don’t …

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The Truth About Credit Scores — The Post You Asked For

Here’s the truth about credit scores, how they work, and why they don’t seem to actually reflect your level of financial capability. Since writing about the way I accidentally destroyed my credit, I’ve had a lot of questions about credit scores and how they work. Let’s take a look at the truth about credit scores …

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