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How a DIY mentality adds up to savings

Erica Sandberg

A couple of weeks ago I was nearly $800 poorer. I had gone to the doctor to ask about getting a pesky little skin tag removed. However, since he deemed it a cosmetic procedure, insurance wouldn’t cover the bill. So…
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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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ADHD can make it tough to manage finances

Kelly Dilworth

Good financial hygiene requires a high tolerance for tedium, but many people with ADHD have trouble paying attention to things that don’t interest them. As a result, boring but important tasks — such as balancing a checkbook — often get left undone.
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Millennials lead the way in prepaid card use

Sienna Kossman

A new survey found that millennials are more inclined to use reloadable prepaid cards than other age groups, favoring the payment cards for their budgeting assistance and security perks.
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Spend your tax refund wisely or treat yourself?

Sienna Kossman

Are you one of the lucky ones getting a tax return this year? Here are four rules for using your extra income in ways you’ll enjoy without derailing good financial habits:
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