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My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Ashley Abramson •
Business Insider
My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Accumulating credit card debt has a snowball effect: It’s easy to keep swiping and not realize how much you’re charging on credit cards, and how quickly little purchases can result in major interest charges. In my family’s case, mindless purchases and frequent minor emergencies resulted in $30,000 in debt over the course of three years.


How to maximize your FDIC insurance coverage

Happy African American insurance agent and couple going through savings plans.

This story and image was originally published in the September 2019 issue of Highland Park Neighbors. It has been republished with permission. If you’ve ever heard a TV or radio commercial promoting a bank, chances are it ended with a phrase about the bank being FDIC insured. Since this message comes at the end of


What do adults see as their parents’ money mistakes?

Daniel B. Kline •
The Motley Fool

At a certain age, many children have to deal with the financial mistakes their parents make. That could mean having to help them out with money, or even having mom and/or dad move in with you. Some families actually plan for that to happen. In other cases, there are limited options given the high cost


A step-by-step guide to help you get the dream home you always wanted

Sabado Domingo •
Len Penzo dot Com
Beautiful luxury home exterior at twilight

Maybe you’ve owned a home for years, or you’ve just left your parent’s home and are looking to get onto the property ladder. Either way, getting the deposit ready for purchasing your dream home is no easy task. For most people, buying a home is the largest purchase they will ever make in their lives,