The Shrinking U.S. Economy And You

US Economy Shrinks
If you are interested in investing, you might be wondering what the July 30, 2020 headlines about the U.S. economy shrinking a whopping 33% (more accurately, 32.9% according to the Associated Press) between April and June really means. I love how conspiracy-theory that line above sounds; there is no conspiracy, just a combination of economic factors that have brewed up a nasty economic storm that...
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Five Money Lessons from Joejuan Williams

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There are five lessons to be learned from Joejuan Williams’ money mastery. He lives off 10% of his multimillion-dollar income, and I’m not sure I’ve ever been more proud of a stranger. Learn good habits early Joejuan Williams credits a finance course he took in high school that helped him form his good practices as a millionaire. He learned about 401(k) plans, certificates of deposits,...
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Using a Prepaid Card: 5 Reasons You Should

using a prepaid card
Using a prepaid card has changed the way I handle money. They are safe alternatives to your bank-provided debit card, and you can use them virtually anywhere. In the past, most of the people using prepaid cards were those who didn’t have traditional bank accounts, due to lack of access or funds for fees, or because they couldn’t qualify for a credit card due to low credit scores. This...
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Bad Money Habits You Need To Stop

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There are so many bad money habits out there. I’d imagine you could probably name a few of your worst without really putting a lot of thought into it. I have some particularly crappy ones, and while I’ve made a lot of progress on them in the past year or two I still definitely have a ways to go. Since the year is ending and everyone, for the first few weeks anyway, acts like a new year brings...
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