30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer
30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer
By: Cameron Huddleston
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July 24, 2016
Summer is a time to cut loose and have fun. But, if you’re not careful, that fun can lead to overspending, failing to keep tabs on your finances and making money mistakes due to distractions.
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Beware hidden fees on prepaid debit cards
Beware hidden fees on prepaid debit cards
By: Sheryl Nance-Nash
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July 10, 2016
“Ever heard of death by a thousand cuts? Some prepaid cards kill you with a long list of fees. Each by itself might be small, but add them up and they can kill you,” says Howard Dvorkin, founder of Debt.com. “Before you know it you’re out of $50.”
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9 Things Young Professionals Can Do Now to Have More Later
9 Things Young Professionals Can Do Now to Have More Later
By: Morgan Quinn
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May 19, 2016
If you are a millennial, you can learn crucial information that will help pad your savings. Even in today’s challenging economy, millennials have the power to take control of the present and create a bright financial future.
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Why You Are Unjustifiably Confident About Your Retirement
Why You Are Unjustifiably Confident About Your Retirement
By: Chris Metinko
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April 23, 2016
Workers who felt very confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement dropped just one percentage point from last year to 21% according to the Employee Benefit Research Institutes annual Retirement Confidence Survey.
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Are Americans Convenience Crazy?
Are Americans Convenience Crazy?
By: Chris Metinko
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April 21, 2016
New numbers from online advisor Personal Finance show U.S. adults — especially young adults — are willing to spend more for convenience, often increasing simple costs of day-to-day living. This is despite the fact that 60% say they haven’t taken any precautionary steps for a potential economic downturn.
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What is "Debt Detachment Disease"?
What is "Debt Detachment Disease"?
By: Steve Rhode
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April 13, 2016
The term was coined by Howard Dvorkin, a CPA and chairman of Debt.com. Dvorkin says he was looking for a way to explain a troubling statistic; 1 in 10 families earning $100,000 or more have no savings, according to a recent Pew Charitable Trusts study.
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