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[VIDEO] Women and Money: Simple Strategies for Financial Success

On International Women’s Day, Experian hosted a special Twitter Chat and Live Panel to discuss Woman and Money. The Tweetchat, called #CreditChat, featured Celebrity Financial Consultant, Economic Empowerment Educator, author, speaker and founder of, Tarra Jackson; and Writer for Student Loan Hero, Shannon McNay. During the live panel discussion, the guest experts

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Steps to Take If You Have Negative Equity on Your Car

A car does not grow in value like a house. As a result, it’s very possible to to have negative equity on your car. Specifically, this is when you owe more money on the car than its actual worth. A car depreciates in value by around 10% even after you

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Hate Your JOB? Here’s how to ReNew the Love of What You Do!

If you are working a 9 to 5 and you feel like you are in JAIL and still “Just Over Broke,” I completely understand. Check out my recent Facebook Live where are shared some simple and practical ways to “ReNew the Love of What You Do” to break free without quitting

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What is Your Financial Love Language?

Posted on September 17, 2014 Do you (or your mate) know your Financial Love Language? Photo: Happip/Flickr Financial disagreements are one of the leading causes of divorce. Many couples find it difficult to effectively communicate with each other about financial matters because they are actually speaking different financial languages. That’s right!
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How To Deal With A Mate Who Overspends

Love of money is not only the root of all evil, as the saying goes, it’s also the number one thing couples fight about. According to a 2014 Time magazine survey, 70 percent of couples argued about money more than household chores, togetherness, sex, snoring, or what’s for dinner. Delving deeper

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Stop Overspending in the Name of Love For Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is the official holiday for celebrating love. However, because it’s almost exclusively a commercial holiday, it is also about spending money. This combination often leads to bad money decisions, because it encourages emotional spending out of love, obligation, and even guilt. Before you get caught up, listen up:

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[Infographic] 10 Overlooked Tax Deductions and How to Claim Them

Check out this cool infographic by Wishes for Wishes about 10 Overlooked Tax Deductions and How to Claim Them. Make sure you consult with your tax accountant. by Wheels For Wishes

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Madam Money Movie Review: SING

$$$$$ (5 out of 5 Dollar Signs = Worth the Price of the Ticket) I don’t need an excuse to go see an animated movie without a child. The child in me is enough and we both enjoyed the plot and most of all the music! The fun of the

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Madam Money Movie Review: FENCES

$$$$$ (5 out of 5 Dollar Signs = Worth the price of the ticket and more) The emotional roller coaster of the story is complimented by the rhythmic script and the star studded cast that sung it so beautifully. It was beautifully honest and painfully real. Denzel Washington brought legend August

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3 Ways to Rethink Your Finances for the Holidays

It might be time for an attitude adjustment. In fact, with the pressure to overspend and take on debt to meet the demand and expectations of the holidays, an attitude adjustment may be just what you need for both your emotional and financial health. It’s not surprising that, during the

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