All articles tagged: “Lessons”

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Blog

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The Institute for Financial Literacy Provides Services that Inspire Lifelong Fiscal Learning in 500K Consumers & Counting

The Institute for Financial Literacy Inspires Lifelong Fiscal Learning

In a Nutshell: In the midst of increasing debt, the rising costs of living and education, and the necessity of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/15/16

Blog

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How to Use TuneIn’s 4M+ Podcasts and 100K+ Live Radio Stations to Boost Your Financial Know-How

Boost Your Financial Know-How with Free Resources from TuneIn

In a Nutshell: When it comes to learning, we’re all different; everyone has his or her own style of learning and... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/7/16

Blog

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10 Grains of Rice Donated for Every Correct Answer — Play, Learn, and Fight World Hunger with Freerice.com & the World Food Program

Play, Learn, and Fight World Hunger with Freerice.com

In a Nutshell: For many, making a difference by helping those in need is not only something we should do, but... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/26/16

Blog

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4 Experiments That Contributed to the Success of J. Money’s “Budgets Are Sexy” Finance Blog

4 Experiments That Made J. Money's Blog Successful

In a Nutshell: J Money (J$), the mohawk-rocking financial blogger of Budgets are Sexy,  started his first... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 5/27/16

Blog

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Payoff Applies Psychology to Finances — How a Team of Scientists are Revolutionizing FinTech

Payoff Applies Psychology to Finances

In a Nutshell: Payoff is a lender that adds a personal element to helping its customers out of credit card debt.... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 4/14/16

Blog

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Creditnet.com Forums Offer Answers to Your Difficult Financial Questions

Creditnet.com Forums Answer Your Difficult Financial Questions

Talking with friends and family about a sinking credit score or an increasing amount of debt can be difficult, and... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 4/8/16

Blog

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Credit Repair Summit: Over 100 On-Demand Training Sessions for Credit Repair Businesses of Any Size

Credit Repair Summit: Over 100 On-Demand Training Sessions

In a Nutshell: A month-long training seminar starting October 4, Credit Repair Summit offers industry insights and... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 4/7/16

Blog

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What Is a Charge-Off? (4 Things to Know)

What Is a Charge-Off?

Your credit card company or other creditor may charge-off your debt if you are seriously behind on your payments. A... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 3/7/16

Guide

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Penny Hoarder Founder Kyle Taylor Shares 5 Novel Ways to Earn Extra Income on the Side

Kyle Taylor Shares 5 Novel Ways to Earn Extra Income on the Side

In a Nutshell: The Penny Hoarder is a personal finance website with 10M monthly visitors that serves up fresh ideas... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 3/2/16

Blog

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How to Overdraft Your Debit Card (4 Ways + How to Fix It)

How to Overdraft Your Debit Card

Debit cards are a responsible solution for people who want an easy way to make and track everyday purchases without... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 9/17/15

Guide

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#1 Secret: How to Close “Bank of America” Account (Online?)

How to Close Your Bank of America Account Online

Here’s the deal — there’s no surefire way to close a Bank of America account online, sorry. However, there’s always... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/26/15

Guide

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A Simple Guide to 5 Popular Types of Loans

A Simple Guide to 5 Popular Types of Loans

About one in 10 Americans are considered “credit invisible” because they don’t have a credit record, according to... read more »

Aaron Crowe

By: Aaron Crowe • 5/19/15

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What “Game of Thrones” Can Teach Us About Debt

What “Game of Thrones” Can Teach Us About Debt

As anyone who has read “Game of Thrones” or watched its popular HBO adaptation can tell you, this is a story that... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/8/15

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9 Things You Should (And Shouldn’t) Say to a Debt Collector

9 Things You Should (And Shouldn’t) Say to a Debt Collector

The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act helps protect you from predatory debt collectors when you’ve missed a bill... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/5/15

Guide

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How to Write a Letter of Explanation for Credit Problems

How to Write a Letter of Explanation for Credit Problems

Folks can experience financial problems at any time that muck up their credit reports and hamper their access to... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 4/14/15

Blog

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FamZoo Makes Parents Bankers, Not Just a Bank

FamZoo Makes Parents Bankers, Not Just a Bank

In a nutshell: Virtual family bank FamZoo is designed to foster healthy money management habits in a “hands-on”... read more »

Alexandra Leslie

By: Alexandra Leslie • 4/10/15

Guide

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How Do I Get My Annual Credit Report?

How Do I Get My Annual Credit Report?

If you’ve made a resolution to improve your credit in 2015, one of the best places to start is by requesting your... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/12/15

Blog

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MoneyIsland: The Best Game for Teaching Kids Finance

MoneyIsland: The Best Game for Teaching Kids Finance

In a nutshell — MoneyIsland is a creative and fun program for children that teaches basic financial literacy skills... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/5/15

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6 Ways to Overcome Bad Credit Stress

6 Ways to Overcome Bad Credit Stress

Managing your finances can be terribly stressful for anyone, but it is especially challenging if you are dealing... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/24/14

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The Top 7 Funniest Bad Credit Cartoons

The Top 7 Funniest Bad Credit Cartoons

No one enjoys living with bad credit and poor finances, but sometimes it helps to laugh at ourselves every once in... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/22/14

Study

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Study Explores the Ottoman Empire’s Upside Down Lending System

Study Explores the Ottoman Empire’s Upside Down Lending System

A pair of researchers from Duke and Chapman Universities wondered: Why did Western Europe become an economic... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/9/14

Guide

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How to Live with Bad Credit

How to Live with Bad Credit

Having a bad credit score isn’t a joy for anyone. It makes so many things more expensive and more difficult to do.... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/8/14

Best Of

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5 Best Personal Finance Podcasts of 2014

5 Best Personal Finance Podcasts of 2014

Reading behind the wheel or on the treadmill is pretty difficult, and doing so means you risk life and limb. When... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/22/14

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SALT Program Helps Students Master Their Finances

SALT Program Helps Students Master Their Finances

In a nutshell: Developed by nonprofit American Student Assistance, SALT™ is a free online resource that helps... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/13/14

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Personal Finance @Duke Helps Students See Devil in the Details

Personal Finance @Duke Helps Students See Devil in the Details

In a nutshell: The Personal Finance @Duke program offers a comprehensive collection of articles, tools and advice... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/7/14

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