How to Maintain Good Credit

Maintaining good credit is important to your overall financial health. Here are some great tips on credit from USA.gov
This post is a contributed post from USA.gov.  See their Financial Self-Defense Kit for advice on how to build financial confidence as well as safeguard your finances. “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” — Benjamin Franklin Your credit history is your financial reputation. And just like your professional and personal reputations, your credit...
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How to Save Money as a Digital Nomad

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Saving money as a digital nomad isn’t as easy as it may sound. The issue is, your environments are constantly changing. As you find the best place to shop for groceries in Bali, your location changes. Then you have to find another place to shop. I could go on and on. This post is an instruction guide for showing you how to quickly determine the cheapest ways to live – no matter what country...
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How to Attack Your Student Loans upon Graduating

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If you’re anything like me, you chose not to think much about your student loans while in college. They seem like a nonissue. Sure, you have them but they don’t exactly impact your day-to-day life. It’s not a big deal. You’re living in the present. After all, debt isn’t a fun thing to think about. But here you are. You’ve graduated. The debt is real and relevant....
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How to Create a Bare Bones Budget

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What is a ‘bare bones budget’? A bare bones budget is the ‘no frills’ budget. Ask yourself, “How much money do I need to survive each month?” Your bare bones budget will help you determine that answer. When people talk about building up an emergency fund, they always wonder if emergency fund should cover their normal expenses or just what they need to spend. I recommend you base...
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Little Ways to Make Your Car Last A LOT Longer

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If you’re on a tight budget or you just really like your car, you’ll want it to last as long as possible. This post will show you how that can be done. The neat thing about cars is they can last forever. Think about it. It’s just a bunch of man-made materials bolted together. If a car is taken care of and gets properly repaired when it does break, it can last forever. Follow the Recommended...
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