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

Business Insider •
Business Insider

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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The ATM is riskier than you may realize

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And, it’s not because the person who used it before you left germs. (Although, it doesn’t hurt to have some hand sanitizer handy.) Did you know taking money out at the ATM could put your finances at risk? ATM debit card skimming is a real threat, and being informed about the risk could save you

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10 financial decisions you will regret forever

Kiplinger.com, Online Editor, and Bob Niedt •
Kiplinger

Financial regrets. We’ve all had a few. But there’s a big difference between making an impulse purchase that you second-guess the morning after and making a major decision about your money that could haunt you for a lifetime. We reached out to dozens of financial planners and personal-finance experts for their views on some of

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