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5 free apps to help you control your finances

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •
Kiplinger

In a not-so-distant past, people tracked their personal finances by saving every single receipt and painstakingly balancing a checkbook. Technology has evolved over the decades, and now financial help is literally at our fingertips. Here are five apps I recommend to get your financial life in order: 1. Mint You can sign up and use

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How to refinance your student debt

Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and Kaitlin Pitsker •
Kiplinger

You’ve graduated from college, launched a career, and maybe gotten married or purchased a home. But one part of your past continues to give you headaches: your student loans. The rate of increase in the average amount students borrow has slowed in recent years, but borrowers are still racking up debt — about $25,000 to

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8 lies about money that could be keeping you in debt

Business Insider •
Business Insider

According to a 2015 report from Pew Charitable Trusts, 80% of Americans are in debt. Patrice C. Washington, author of “Real Money Answers for Every Woman: How to Win the Money Game With or Without a Man,” says the lies we tell ourselves about money might be contributing to those balances. Washington says that wealth “has

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