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Financial Literacy Month: What are your rights when debt collectors call?

  Even if you are fortunate enough to not be dealing with debt collectors right now, it’s good to know what your rights are in the event that debt collectors are hunting you down. If you want, you can read the detailed version of the <a href=”https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/plain-language/fair-debt-collection-practices-act.pdf”<Fair Debt Collection Practices Act</a>. I’ll summarize the key …

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Financial Literacy Month: 6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Bank

  When the day comes for you to branch out and get a bank account of your own, there are many things to consider. Your goal should be to find a financial institution that you are comfortable using and ¬†supports your personal goals. Let’s get started! What are your options for financial institutions? Generally, there …

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Financial Literacy Month: 3 Ways to Protect Yourself with Auto Insurance

The other day, we talked about car insurance and how to understand the minimum insurance requirements you need to have while you’re out on the road. But those requirements are to protect other people on the road. What about you and your car? There’s a few options you can choose from, here’s some information about …

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Financial Literacy Month: Forgiveness is Your Greatest Weapon

What does forgiveness have to do with personal finance, you ask? I argue that it’s rather significant! When we live in a society where we’re inundated daily with subliminal messages that can trick us into believing that things are easy, and therefore should be done extremely well the first time, we can often find ourselves …

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Financial Literacy Month: The Importance of Setting Motivational Goals

  Let’s be real, personal finance can be very boring. I really enjoy reading and thinking about it, but how did I get to that point? The impending feelings of debt fatigue were setting in and I knew I needed to do something. What’s debt fatigue, you ask? It’s that discouragement and burnout you feel …

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