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The Secrets to Crowdfunding Your Student Loan Debt

Do you remember the story from last year about the guy with a crowdfunding campaign that was raising money to make potato salad? It sounds crazy, almost 7,000 people participated in his Kickstarter project, raising more than $55,000. While crowdfunding sites still have their fair share of (ahem) unique fundraising requests, some twentysomethings are using

How to Teach Your Kids Financial Responsibility

Giving your kids some training in financial literacy is an important part of helping them mature and grow. One day they won’t have you to take care of their expenses for them. To help them prepare for that day, here are some ways to teach your kids financial responsibility today.

Tips for Improving Your Credit: Controlling Your Debt

Credit Sesame Credit Expert, John Ulzhiemer goes back to the basics, offering solid tips for improving your credit in the debt category by focusing on credit card debt and a simple math equation.

The First Question of Home Ownership: How Much House Can I Afford?

If the housing bubble bust taught the average American anything, it taught us to only take on debt we can realistically afford. Living beyond your means can mean a nice house and no time to spend enjoying it because you need three jobs to afford it. So, the first question you ask yourself is how much house can I afford?

8 Smart Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

If you’re looking for ways to pay off your mortgage early, these strategies, combined with advice from your CPA or other financial advisor, can help you reduce your debt and make your home-ownership dream come true faster.

Links We Love: Cheap Ways to Beat Stress

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting 13 cheap ways to beat stress, how to kill debt fatigue once and for all, how to cancel a credit card without hurting your credit score — and more!

5 Things You Don’t Know About Credit Scores

When it comes to the world of consumer credit, not all things are as obvious and intuitive as you may believe. This is even more evident when it comes to the world of credit scoring. Here are five things you may not know about credit scores.