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    The Best Choices for Online Brokers to Start Investing

    Investing and trading are among the largest and most difficult financial tasks humans undertake. To succeed at investing, you need to make a profit, but you also need to understand what you’re getting into and stay away from pitfalls. With this in mind, we discuss the different types of online brokers and what you can expect from each of them. When it comes to investing, there are several options available. The most common way is to open an account with a bank or broker. But what are the best choices for online brokers to start investing? The following are the most common choices, listed in order of most to least…

  • Financial Support

    Emergency Fund 101: How to Get Started

    It’s one thing to plan to save every month and another to start doing it. Whether it’s because you aren’t sure how much you’ll need or you just don’t know how to begin, the first step to getting an emergency fund is to start one. This post will go over the steps you need to take to build a pre-determined emergency fund from start to finish. Everyone knows the importance of an emergency fund, but most people don’t understand how to get started. In general, an emergency fund is a pool of money that you can draw from when you have an unexpected expense, whether that be a car breaking…

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    Why Women Need to Invest

    Women need to invest. Not just for their future, but also for their present. Women who do not invest for their future and their present could severely hamper their economic future. Many women think they simply need to be more educated on the financial aspects of investing. While this is a great idea, it’s also something that most guys already know. You see, most women aren’t as familiar with the financial world due to the fact they’re not as interested in it as men are.  Here are some reasons why women need to invest. • Know your strength Investing for women is often a lot tougher than it is for…

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    3 Tips for Negotiating with Debt Collectors

    It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of dealing with debt collectors. They show up at your door, call your boss, or email you when you’re at work. Whether you owe $10 or $10,000, it’s hard to ignore the fact that you owe somebody. The good news is that most debt collectors are only after the money you owe them- not your sanity, your privacy, or your dignity. As the economy improved, the amount of debt rapidly increased across the board. People were borrowing money to pay for big-ticket items like cars, homes, and college educations. Unfortunately, the economy took a downturn, and people were left with few…