How To Budget For the Year With COVID-19 Uncertainty
By: Gabrielle Olya
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January 7, 2021
|GoBankingRates
With so much up in the air, it can be daunting to get your budget and financial plans in order for the year. Here’s what financial experts say you should do to be ready for whatever comes your way in 2021.
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11 Steps for Paying Off Credit Card Debt in 2021
By: Nicole Spector
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January 4, 2021
|Yahoo Finance
Debt was already a significant hurdle for Americans in the years leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic; back in 2018, a study by Northwestern Mutual found that average personal debt (exclusive of home mortgages and among those with some debt) surpassed $38,000. And things continued to worsen.
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2020 and your money: 5 surprising trends in a tumultuous year for Americans and their finances
By: Russ Wiles
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December 31, 2020
|USA Today
The past year has been unusual not just from a public-health standpoint, but in terms of personal money behaviors and economics. Many of the typical financial patterns that you’d expect to see in a recession year just didn’t pan out.
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Do’s and don’ts of earning an intro bonus on your holiday shopping
By: Holly Johnson
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December 16, 2020
|CreditCards.com
ou can earn something for yourself as you go about checking off your holiday shopping list – that is, if you pay with a rewards credit card that offers an introductory bonus. Here’s what to keep in mind if you want to earn a sign-up bonus while buying gifts.
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How to get a debt consolidation loan with bad credit
By: Aly Yale
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December 14, 2020
|Fox Business
Debt consolidation loans are one way that consumers with multiple debts can start to pay off their balances. With these loans, all debts are rolled into one account, allowing borrowers to make just a single monthly payment until the balance is paid off.
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Will Getting Furloughed Hurt Your Credit Score?
It may not have a direct impact, but being furloughed can hurt your score.
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