• Fixing your relationship with money

    Sometimes families or marriages need and seek counseling. Have you considered that you might need FINANCIAL counseling?  Do you need to fix your relationship with money? Your financial relationship is so hard-wired that, whether you experience a major setback or a huge windfall, ultimately you will find yourself back where […]

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  • Credit Cards | Soft and Hard Inquiries

    I already know you’re going to go to the mall and when you make your transactions, you’ll be asked whether you want to apply for a store credit card. Store credit cards are essentially useless. Stick with the major cards like MasterCard, American Express and Discover which allow you to […]

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  • Budget Like A Pro

    Consider an all-cash diet. If you’re consistently overspending, this may break you out of that rut. This simple approach will allow you to see fully how much money you’re passing out. Try it for a couple of pay periods and you may be surprised and inspired to slow down. Take […]

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  • Tax Refunds on Prepaid Card or Bank Account?

    Getting your tax refund back on a prepaid card may sound convenient, but does it make financial sense? For those without bank accounts, a prepaid debit card may be the fastest way to get an income tax refund. It’s an option offered by all the major tax preparers. But for […]

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  • Stock Market Tips for Beginners

    • Diversify. Invest in stocks from a variety of industries so that when one industry is having trouble, another one will be healthy. • Watch valuations. If you overpay, even the best stock is no winner. • Tune out the noise. Avoid checking prices and news on your stock every […]

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  • Let Your Refund Work For You

    It’s tax time again. Here’s a reminder on a way to hold onto your lump sum and put it to work for you. Consider rolling your tax refund or a portion of into a CD (certificate of deposit). You can then use your CD as collateral to borrow money short […]

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  • Financial Irresponsibility

    There is an integrity and character demonstrated in how you deal with your debts. Some people freely incur debts with no thought on how they’ll be paid. Your money habits (aka credit worthiness) are an indicator of how you deal with debt. Strive to do what’s right in everything you […]

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  • Financial Portfolios

    What is a financial portfolio? In simple terms, the word portfolio is used to describe a collection of things. It can be art, stocks, bonds, real estate properties, or precious metals. Our job is to build an investment portfolio that meets our needs, fits our situations and consists of assets […]

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  • The Poverty Mindset

    Debt is a form of the grave. Metaphors often refer to debt as being in a hole. Fellow Copts, let’s apply our anthem to this condition and proclaim that no grave will hold us down. As we draw closer to this season of consumption, please make sure your house is […]

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  • Credit Scores

    The author James Baldwin said it’s very expensive to be poor. We often pay more for everyday goods and services depending on where we live. In this age of predatory short term pay day loans and high interest credit cards we must be mindful of our credit. A few late […]

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