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What 9 hugely successful people would tell their younger selves about money

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What 9 hugely successful people would tell their younger selves about money

We sometimes forget that even the wealthiest, most successful people weren’t always on top of the world. “Every master was once a disaster,” T. Harv Eker writes in his bestseller, “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind.” “No one comes out of the womb a financial genius. Every rich person learned how to succeed at the money

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Does your savings goal seem like an uphill battle? Start small

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If you haven’t gotten in the habit of saving, the idea of it can seem overwhelming. For a lot of people, looking at spending habits—and identifying places to cut—can seem like a daunting task, especially when focusing on a specific savings goal. But, this process can be approached a lot of different ways, and it

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Use your credit to your advantage

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Sensible debt should be part of any financial strategy. Healthy debt enables you to enjoy things that might otherwise be beyond your reach, and it can also help your overall credit score. But, obviously, borrowing has an ugly side as well. Too much, too expensive, or the wrong kinds of debt can make life miserable. So,

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