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7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Written by Guest Blogger · 24 February 2011

This post is by Silicon Valley Blogger, who writes for The Digerati Life, a personal finance site that covers a wide range of topics in the areas of money management, finance and business.

From getting a mortgage to securing a good job, your credit score matters. You want to boost your credit score to qualify for low interest loans and topnotch jobs, so consider these tips to help you raise your credit score.

Savings Mistakes You’ll Make in Your 20’s – and How to Avoid Them

Written by Guest Blogger · 23 February 2011

By Dave Clarke

Dave Clarke is the Communications Strategist at Churnless, a company that helps entrepreneurs. He originally wrote this article for EndangeredSavers.com. Follow Dave on Twitter: @thedaveclarke.

Be Prepared: Have a Graduation Emergency Fund

Written by Guest Blogger · 21 February 2011

This article is by guest blogger Ashley Jacobs, the author of the College Cents column on Wise Bread. Wise Bread is a community of bloggers that aims to help you live large on a small budget.

Why Women Need to Save More for Retirement

Written by Guest Blogger · 16 January 2011

This month's guest author is Cindy Hounsell, President of WISER, the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve opportunities for women to secure retirement income.

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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 24, 2013

    Avoid any nasty surprises this #holiday season by budgeting for the "extras." http://ow.ly/COVDP

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Taking Back Control Over Finances

Written by Virginia Saves | August 5, 2015

After becoming a Virginia Saver and getting help from BankOn classes and coaching, Nadine Bialo took back control over her financial affairs.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

Written by Guest Blogger | January 13, 2016

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

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