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10 Ways to Improve Your Finances
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10 Ways to Improve Your Finances

If you’re one of those people who embrace New Year’s resolutions, improving your financial status might be one of the biggies.  Getting your financial health in order is one resolution that you will reap benefits from from years to come. Here 10 ways that you can start today and get on track to a better—and more financially savvy— version of you.

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4 Simple Ways to Save on Medical Expenses
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4 Simple Ways to Save on Medical Expenses

With Americans spending more each year on medical expenses than residents of any other industrialized nation – an annual average of more than $7,000 per person – it’s no wonder everyone’s looking for ways to save. And although much of this cost is covered by employer-provided health insurance, government programs such as Medicare or Medicaid or through tax-funded state healthcare…

4 Alternatives to Payday Loans
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4 Alternatives to Payday Loans

Despite the predatory nature of most payday lenders, the short-term convenience and quick access to funds that payday loans provide has kept their business strong. Most consumers are either unaware of the incredibly high fees and risk of incurring more debt, or are in such desperate need of cash that they don’t take time to consider the alternatives. But there are other…

Buying Your First Car: 8 Important Questions
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Laura Edgar is a senior writer for NerdWallet.com, an unbiased personal finance website dedicated to helping you make smart financial decisions.

Shopping for your first car is stressful, but very exciting! Without the proper planning, it can also be a disaster. Be sure to do your homework to make your buying experience a positive one, overall. Here are 8…

Budgeting for Couples
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Budgeting for Couples

When a couple first moves in together, one of the first questions that should be addressed is how to tackle daily living expenses. Although it can be a difficult conversation to have, it's important to talk about your individual salaries and how you spend your money in order to develop a fair way to handle day-to-day living expenses and savings.