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America gets a ‘C’ in financial literacy

Kelly Dilworth

U.S. adults know surprisingly little about basic financial issues, such as compound interest, credit risk, investments and inflation, a new study from Champlain College finds. Many also routinely make avoidable financial mistakes, the December 2016 National Report Card on Adult Financial…
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6 ways hockey can help you erase debt

Erica Sandberg

What do overdue bills and hockey pucks have in common? Turns out a lot. As an avid hockey fan and (very) amateur player, I’ve found that this most beautiful game can teach us a lot about how best to deal with…
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Tough times? Put credit card bills in perspective

Erica Sandberg

We are constantly making choices when it comes to our money. What should we spend on items and services, where can we cut back, when is it OK to splurge … it can get confusing! As for credit card bills,…
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How a dating budget can save your love life

Kimberley Carmona

When I started my first full-time job, I kept a strict budget to make sure I could pay my bills, student loans, rent and transportation costs. What many people didn’t know was that I also had a separate budget for…
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4 apps to track, manage kids’ allowances

Kimberley Carmona

My dad, who worked odd hours, would sometimes forget to give me my allowance. I would have to bother him by phone to remind him why I deserved my $5. Parents don’t have to worry about forgetting to pay an allowance now…
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