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When you think of financial empowerment, what comes to mind? No matter what your financial situation is, there are 3 key areas to focus on. Full Story The post The ABCs of Financial Empowerment appeared first on MintLife Blog.

The post How to Stop Using Credit Cards appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. The reason most people are in debt is due to credit cards. These little pieces of plastic tempt you with high limits and low payments.  They…

Vinegar isn’t the only super performer in your kitchen. Windex — that simple $3 spray you keep under your sink — can be used to clean the interior of your car, to detail jewelry and even to unstick zippers. Your…

Credit card balances are crippling households across the United States, giving them insurmountable debts that just keep on growing and never seem to go away. But there is some good news, as this problem has spawned a multitude of debt…

Cash back is a rewards benefit that many credit cards offer to cardholders. By taking advantage of it, you’ll receive back a prespecified percentage of certain purchases you make. Many credit card companies will provide higher cash back rates on…

In a recession it’s common for many people to rely on credit cards and loans to balance their finances. It’s the ultimate catch-22 since, during a recession, these financial products can be even harder to qualify for. This holds true,…

Spouse Has Bad Credit? How It Affects You It wasn’t until a few months after my husband and I got married that I decided to check both our credit scores. While my husband’s credit score wasn’t horrible, it certainly didn’t...…

The post How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse or Partner appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. If you are in a relationship, you talk.  You communicate about the kids, what to have for dinner, your in-laws, where to…

When you create a budget that works for you, you gain a sense of peace and freedom that comes with taking ownership of your finances. Although there are many approaches to budgeting, certain systems prove to be more effective than...…