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The Importance of Your Credit Score and How to Improve It

Whether it is renting an apartment, purchasing a vehicle, applying for a credit card, or in some cases, applying for a job, your credit score is a factor. They say that this is a gold-based economy. But we don’t carry around strips of gold. We carry strips of plastic. As a plastic-based economy, we trade […]

Fashionably Sustainable: How to make your Wardrobe more Eco Friendly

As a consumer, you have a responsibility to make eco friendly decisions about what you wear and where you shop. Sustainability starts with you, because whatever you choose to do now will have an environmental impact in the future. Here’s how to make your closet fashionably eco-friendly: Buy domestic. Try to find brands that have […]

Cash Strapped Crazy: 7 Wacky Ways to earn extra Money

We’ve all been there before: all dressed up and ready to go, but nary a dime left to spend. Being broke sucks, but it’s not the end of the world! It’s just a temporary phase of being near moneyless, and it can easily be remedied by trying any one of these crazy ideas to earn […]

How to Know It’s Time to Work with a Credit Counselor

Everyone goes through hard times. Sometimes, that means just cutting back for awhile, like not going out to eat as much or buying clothes on sale. Other times, that means relying on credit cards to pay for basic expenses. You don’t have to be irresponsible with your money to get in over your head in […]

Translation is our Turf. No Machines allowed

Robots and computers are fixtures in many of today’s highly industrialized production facilities, taking over jobs that exclusively belonged to factory workers that have long since vacated their posts for metal employees that never go on break, never get sick and never form unions. For companies, it was an easy call – machines were faster, […]

How Women Can Strengthen Their Finances after a Divorce

If you’re at the early part of your divorce proceedings, you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. From betrayal and confusion to sadness and panic, divorce is an emotional ride you probably want to immediately get off of. However, your emotions will soon begin to stabilize and allow you to focus on a brighter […]