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How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

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Get inspired to eliminate your debt with the story of one couple who stopped borrowing, retired $147,000 in debt, and started living life on their own terms.

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By your 50s, you should have a solid grasp on personal finance — and if not, it might be due to these all-too-common mistakes.

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What if you were able to automatically invest some money, every day, in small stress-free amounts? Could investing be that simple? Yep. Just sign up for Acorns.

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A penny saved is a penny earned. Do it over and over and over again and you're talking some serious saving!

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Bad money habits are hard to break — but you can do it. It's time to ditch the excuses and fix your finances.

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Hasn't tax day already come and gone? Yes, but it's never too early to start worrying about next year's taxes.

A New Rewards Card Partnered with tons of Retailers: The Plenti Credit Card from Amex

American Express has a new credit card that offers rewards from a variety of retailers that you do your everyday shopping with.

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Take it from the professionals — the sooner you start making the right choices with your money, the sooner you'll reach financial freedom.

4 Reasons Why You're Too Old — Or Too Young — For a Mortgage Loan

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