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When Family Hurts Your Credit

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

No one wants to become the victim of identity theft at the hands of a relative, or to have a family member hurt one’s credit… Read More

5 Budgeting Essentials for College Freshmen<br />

5 Budgeting Essentials for College Freshmen

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

The first year of college is an exciting time for most students, but the lifestyle change can cause some anxiety and stress. Living… Read More

1 Simple Trick to Keep Your Budget on Track<br />

1 Simple Trick to Keep Your Budget on Track

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

If you’re having a hard time sticking to your budget each month and just can’t cut any more expenses, take a step back… Read More

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Escape Plan

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Marcus Miller and Kaitlin Alegria, 24, of Topeka, Kan., always had their eyes on the prize. Both attended Washburn University; Miller now works as… Read More

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3 Tips to Counter the Rising Costs of Raising Kids

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

If it feels like the cost of raising your kids is getting more expensive all the time, it’s not your imagination. A new study… Read More

5 Reasons to Pay Your Kids for Good Grades

5 Reasons to Pay Your Kids for Good Grades

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Paying kids an allowance for getting good grades is a controversial subject in some circles. Those who advocate it—like I do—have… Read More

3 Ways to Get Help for Financially Aiding Your Parents<br />

3 Ways to Get Help for Financially Aiding Your Parents

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

If your parents are getting older, and you’re starting to handle some of their medical or personal bills, there are some smart… Read More

6 Money Myths That Are Holding You Back<br />

6 Money Myths That Are Holding You Back

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

If you’re not getting ahead financially, it may not be due to the economy, your boss or any other external factor. It could… Read More

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5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common

by Ignant Intellectual

To the untrained eye, the lives of the wealthy and those of the poor appear light years apart; almost antithetical. Social institutions… Read More

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5 College Scholarship Scams to Avoid

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

As the school year approaches, many high school seniors—as well as scores of current college students—will be looking… Read More

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