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Resolved to pay off card debts? These four steps will help

Dawn Papandrea

Tackling credit card debt – and avoiding it in the future – are common themes of four of the six top financial goals for 2017 in a survey by Experian and Edelman Intelligence. While the top financial resolution is to…
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How telecommuting is padding my budget

Sienna Kossman

Working from home may mean less time spent in front of the mirror in the morning, but I’ve found it also means more savings and less financial stress. In early May I moved from Texas to Alabama, joining nearly 3.3…
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5 signs I’m financially maturing

Sienna Kossman

If you’re tackling a mound of debt like I am or just learning how to stick to a budget, it’s easy to get discouraged and feel as if you are paddling backward up a fast-moving stream. However, taking a moment…
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Get a call from a debt collector? Don’t panic

Sienna Kossman

I’ve always been super careful about paying all my bills on time. So last week when I answered a call from an unknown number only to learn it was a debt collector, my stomach dropped.
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My student loan repayment progress report: One year in

Sienna Kossman

I’ve successfully avoided adding ramen noodles to my diet while repaying my student loans, but I’m revisiting my initial plan to see how I can pay down even more debt this year.
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