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(In part 1 of this article, we talked about three unhelpful myths about gaining control of your credit—it’s easier than you think. Read on for more…) Myth 4: Checking Your Credit Will... read more
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Having good credit is the key to living a good, comfortable, quality life and gaining the level of success you really want. It provides financial comfort, stability, and a means to the... read more
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Debt-Free for the Holidays By The Intelligent Optimist Good to Give — Research has proven that giving has benefits that go far beyond the recipient. We’ve all felt the high that comes... read more
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DEBT-FREE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Don’t beat yourself up. Don’t make yourself wrong. You may have gotten in over your head and you started using credit cards to pay your rent or your mortgage.... read more
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Debt-Free for the Holidays:  An Economic Reality Check We are all familiar with the term “reality check”. It’s what we ask from ourselves and others when we suspect a disconnection from... read more
Money & Life is an inspirational essay-style documentary that asks a provocative question: can we see the economic crisis not as a disaster, but as a tremendous opportunity? This cinematic... read more
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Debt-Free for the Holidays When you examine your financial health, it is important that you are clear about what financial freedom is for you.  It is a very personal goal and you want to be... read more
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Debt-Free for the Holidays Adam Baker is committed to causing a movement. A movement that breaks the cycle of collecting things and making our life about funding and financing those ... read more
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Ever feel like you keep saying the same thing to someone but they just don’t seem to ‘get it’?  How about saying something to someone and they respond with offense?  Do people tune you out... read more