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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, University City, MO

7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Midyear Financial Tune Up, Tip 1: Do Away with Debt

The average U.S. household credit card debt is just over $7,000, according to a Federal Reserve analysis.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | KDWN

Discover Financiala s 2Q profit jumps 7 percent

Discover Financial Services' net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Discover Financial Services, Riverwoods, IL, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Dave Ramsey: Hands off the 529

My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each in student loan debt from when we each got our masters' degrees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Mutual Funds

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

It's fashionable to be frugal

SAVVY Australians are stashing cash in droves and the biggest motivation behind doing so is to pay for a holiday or save for a rainy day.

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The Arizona Republic

Candidate Rinesmith promotes volunteerism, managerial knowledge

Candidate Rinesmith promotes volunteerism, managerial knowledge Tim Rinesmith, a Gilbert Town Council hopeful, says a bankruptcy came with the recession.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Gilbert, AZ, Santan, AZ, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Crush your credit card debt

DON'T book flights for a Friday afternoon. And always get groceries on Monday. Save cash by shopping smarter, not shopping less.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

The Macon Telegraph

Anatomy of an oh-so-good splurge in fragile times

This winter 2010 photo provided by Jim Breitinger shows Breitinger and his dog Jake as they play in the snow after a day of skiing in East Canyon, near Park City, Utah.

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Related Topix: Park City, UT, Personal Finance, Big Box Retailers, Home, Mortgage

She Knows

4 Steps to neutralize budget rebellion

I hate to budget. Or, to be honest, I've never actually had a budget that I could stick to.

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WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Five valuable credit report lessons

Your credit report is a record of many your finance-related activities, including activity with credit card accounts and loans.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Motley Fool

6 Smart Things to Do With $1,000 Right Now

You just got an extra $1,000 from a bonus, tax refund, inheritance, or some other windfall.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, IRA, Retirement

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit News

Yes, you can: Five tips to beef up your savings

But financial freedom isn't always about great riches. For some, it can be as simple as getting a bit more breathing room from financial constraints like their rent, car payment and other living expenses.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

TwinCities

Tax refund is not a good thing

A friend of mine is the comptroller of a small corporation. As such, she is required to handle all aspects of that company's finances, including payroll.

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Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance

Los Angeles Times

Reduce lifestyle before tapping home equity to refinance debt

Many families have racked up more credit card debt after they've used home equity borrowing to pay off existing balances.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retirement, Social Security

The Motley Fool

5 Common Credit Gripes -- and How to Get Past Them

There's no doubt about it: The credit scoring system we use in the United States is complicated.

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The Motley Fool

2014 Could Be the Best Time to Buy Your First Home

The housing market has done extremely well over the past couple of years, with the average U.S. home price up about 27% since bottoming in early 2012.

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Related Topix: Housing, Personal Finance

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Don't Be Too Spend-Happy: 5 Signs You Have Too Much Debt

Most of us would love to have no debt, and many people make a conscious effort to get to that point.

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Hispanic Business

BestDebtConsolidationLoans.org Announces the 3 Top Online Debt Relief ...

Dealing with a huge amount of debt can be very stressful and getting out of debt even more traumatic.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Lending Startup Shills 'Super Chill' Loans On Facebook

Browsing Twitter, we came across the post below. It's a screenshot of an ad from Facebook, promoting loans up to $25,000: The company behind the ad, Upstart , expanded its focus earlier this year from income share agreements to more traditional, fixed-rate loans for everything from paying off credit card debt to starting a business.

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The Washington Post

jonnelle_marte

We all know them. The planners who know more about investing and interest rates than you ever will.

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