All articles tagged: “Lessons” (Page: 2)

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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

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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

Blog

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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

Guide

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How to Use Bad Credit to Your Advantage

How to Use Bad Credit to Your Advantage

Having bad credit can hurt you in many different ways. It costs you more money in interest payments. It could mean... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/22/14

Blog

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5 Formulas for Hacking Your Personal Finances

5 Formulas for Hacking Your Personal Finances

The personal side of personal finance can be messy — emotions, justifications, excuses and temptations are all... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 9/11/14

Blog

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5 Summer Drinks That Secretly Reveal Your Financial Habits

5 Summer Drinks That Secretly Reveal Your Financial Habits

You’re lounging poolside, the setting sun beaming on your face. It’s officially happy hour and you’re in the mood... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 7/15/14

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9 Finance Journalists You Can Bank On

9 Finance Journalists You Can Bank On

You don’t have to go very far to find someone with an opinion on what’s going on in the world of business and... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 7/9/14

Blog

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4 Credit Lessons Shakespeare Hath Taught Us

4 Credit Lessons Shakespeare Hath Taught Us

Despite being written centuries ago, Shakespeare’s plays are filled with wisdom that still rings true today. Here... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/17/14

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8 Best Games for Teaching Finance

8 Best Games for Teaching Finance

Whether the money is purple, orange or green, games are valuable tools for teaching anyone about the basics of... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/5/14

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5 Films That Actually Offer Good Financial Advice

5 Films That Actually Offer Good Financial Advice

Most people watching movies become absorbed in another world for roughly two hours. We indulge in the fantasy of... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/4/14

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Announcing: America’s 11 Best Finance Coaches

Announcing: America’s 11 Best Finance Coaches

Being able to provide guidance on money matters requires a lot more than the ability to add and subtract. Not only... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 4/23/14

Guide

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5 Ways You’re Misusing Emergency Funds (And How to Stop Now)

5 Ways You’re Misusing Emergency Funds (And How to Stop Now)

If you’re among the minority of Americans with money set aside just for emergency situations, good for you. Having... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/22/14

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10 Vloggers to Help You Perfect Your Finances

10 Vloggers to Help You Perfect Your Finances

Video blogs offer the next best thing to one-on-one counseling with some of the greatest minds of our day. When it... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 4/9/14

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10 Best Finance Books

10 Best Finance Books

Although our financial system can seem complex, having a basic understanding of it is crucial to keeping more of... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 4/2/14

Blog

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Dealing with Financial Peer Pressure

Dealing with Financial Peer Pressure

Navigating social etiquette and expectations on a budget can be tricky. Friends, family, co-workers and peers... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 3/13/14

Guide

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How to Handle a Bait and Switch

How to Handle a Bait and Switch

Have you ever rushed to buy something because of an awesome sale price only to have it rung up higher than you... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 3/4/14

Blog

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What to Know About Online Financing Offers

What to Know About Online Financing Offers

If you have ever shopped online, you have probably seen the ads reading, “Easy online financing,” “Instant... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/22/14

Blog

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Pros and Cons of Using the Debt Snowball Method

Pros and Cons of Using the Debt Snowball Method

Repaying multiple loans, whether from irresponsible credit card use or a costly graduate education, can get... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/3/13

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4 Fast and Easy Credit Strategies for Fall

4 Fast and Easy Credit Strategies for Fall

The year has zoomed by! Winter gave way to spring, and it seems like the flowers were only just blooming when the... read more »

Jeanne Kelly

By: Jeanne Kelly • 11/20/13

Guide

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How to Freeze Your Credit

How to Freeze Your Credit

If you have been a victim of identity theft, or even if you suspect someone might have access to your personal... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 11/12/13

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How to Politely Give Your Friends Financial Advice

How to Politely Give Your Friends Financial Advice

Friendly advice, especially of the financial type, is a strange beast. It is almost always given with good... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 10/11/13

Blog

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The 7 Most Important Things You Need to Know About Credit

The 7 Most Important Things You Need to Know About Credit

No one can argue about the convenience of carrying a credit card in your wallet for those urgent times when you... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 10/5/13

Blog

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4 Credit Tips for Football Season

4 Credit Tips for Football Season

Much to the excitement of Americans across the country, football season is back. Whether you get your kicks... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/17/13