June 7th, 2013
Link Roundup: 5 Things College Grads Need to Know About Credit
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5 Things College Grads Need to Know About Credit “With many students graduating from college, there are thousands of individuals venturing out into the “real” world for the first time. Graduation often marks the first time that young adults begin to make their own money decisions, and begin to understand the consequences of their financial choices. As graduates begin the next phase of their lives, here are 5 things they need to know about credit:” Financial Highway
5 Ways to Save $50-plus Per Month “Show me a bunch of ways to save $10 per month, and I won’t be too interested. Explain to me how to save $25 a month, and my eyebrows might rise a tad. But if you mention shaving off $50 per month from what I spend, now that gets some attention. Think about it: An extra $50 in your pocket each month comes out to $600 at the end of the year. If you can find five ways to save an extra $50 per month, and your savings rise to a whopping $3,000 per year” Saving Money Today
Stop Asking for Money!: 4 Questions for Managing Charity Exhaustion “… Realizing that I can only control my actions and not the actions of others, here’s a few I ask to make sure that I don’t respond affirmatively to every request for money:” Daily Money Shot
How to Kick Your Bad Money Habits “Although each solution provides positive outcomes, you need to build a better relationship with your finances not just bandage the crack in your piggy bank.” How to Kick Your Bad Money Habits
Staying Afloat Financially in Times of Crisis “While it is easy to keep a budget and save when things go according to plan, injury and illness quickly wreak havoc on even the most well-maintained finances. Medical bills balloon out of control easily. And, if injury or illness is severe enough, time off work may be necessary. If you cannot work to maintain a paycheck as you recover, medical bills and day to day living expenses may grow to an unmanageable amount rapidly.” I’ve Paid for This Twice Already…
7 Tips To Help You Save Energy At Home “As the weather gets hotter and hotter many of us will begin to turn on our fans, air conditioners, and central cooling systems in an attempt to be comfortable. However, this can get extremely expensive and the need to save energy at home will become even more important.” Faithful with a Few
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