Personal Finances

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Personal Finance 101: An Introduction

Basic Personal Finance: Overview

For many of us, the only way we know we are in rough financial shape is when we start having trouble paying the bills at the end of the month or when our debts just keep increasing instead of going down. For some, personal finance can seem like a complicated topic to grasp but it doesn't have to be. For others, personal finance seems simple but maybe you are overlooking some important concepts that could be helping you to escape the rat race sooner.

Over the next few weeks I'll be posting a series on personal finance concepts which should help demystify where your money is going and help you to regain control. This first article is an introduction to the key concepts of personal finance.  ... read more of this story»

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Don't be a Slave to your Debt: Give Yourself a Raise!

Do you ever get the feeling that you are trapped in your current job? Maybe you don't enjoy what you do and you feel you aren't getting paid enough to do it. I bet a little raise would help your spirits, but likely your boss doesn't see it that way. So what can you do? Well, you could start by giving yourself a raise.  ... read more of this story»

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