Articles Tagged: debt

Owning a Beater Car

Owning a Beater Car

There is something to be said for a beater car. And these days, buying a new car is a luxury.

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The No Worries Way

The No Worries Way

I am in New York for the launch of No Worries. Let’s talk about all the personal finance decisions I made to get here.

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Points and Miles

Points and Miles

Here is the thing with miles and points: People spend a lot of mental energy trying to figure out how to get the miles and points, and then they get the miles and points but never use them.

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New Year’s Resolutions, Etc.

New Year’s Resolutions, Etc.

Some people get themselves in a big financial jam, like with six figures in credit card or other debt. Then they feel stuck—it will take a decade to pay this off. It is pretty close to checkmate.

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Buying a House in Today’s Interest Rate Environment

Buying a House in Today’s Interest Rate Environment

Even if you’re not up to your eyeballs in the financial world, you have probably heard that interest rates have come down a bit. Ten-year interest rates have dipped about 1%. Thirty-year fixed-rate mortgages are benchmarked off 10-year interest rates, so mortgage rates have come down about 1%.

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You Have to Get These 7 Big Money Decisions Right

A lot of people are stressed out about money.

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“Screw You!” Money Is Your Key to Freedom

No, I’m not being crass. This is serious stuff. If you want to experience true financial freedom, you need to make enough money to essentially say, “Screw you!”

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Master Your Personal Finances

Ritholtz Wealth Management's Ben Carlson talked about the "20 most important personal finance laws to live by" in Fortune recently.

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Your Credit Score Might Matter Less than You Think

You should never date anyone with a credit score below 650. But what if that person is you?

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