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I make a 6-figure salary but I'm still always broke

Do you earn a 6-figure salary but have no savings to show for it? Learn different ways to control your spending so you can start saving for your future.

3 things you should never have in your wallet (plus 3 things you should)

A professional's valuable opinion on the 3 things you should never have in your wallet—plus the 3 things you should. Here's how to cleanse and lighten your wallet.

What is a perfect credit score, and how can you get one?

What is the perfect credit score, and how can you get one? Having a good credit score can increase your chances when buying a home or taking out a loan. Read on to learn more about achieving your perfect score.

How to raise your credit card limit

Use this guide on when and how to ask for a higher credit limit. Learn how to raise your credit card limit and when not to.

Why you shouldn't shy away from credit cards

Credit cards are a necessary aspect to a well rounded and healthy personal financial life. Learn more about why credit cards are a necessity.

What is a credit card's grace period?

A credit card's grace period can be defined as a period of time during which the cardholder is not charged interest on a balance, typically lasting at least 21 days.

How to protect your credit in a divorce

Your credit can take a negative hit during divorce procedures. Learn how to protect your credit while going through divorce.

What is the 'right' number of credit cards?

Is there such a thing as too many credit cards?

Does canceling a credit card hurt your credit?

Will canceling credit cards impact your credit score? Learn about the financial implications of canceling your credit card.

How to get the best deal on your new car loan (based on your credit)

Looking to get the best deal on your car loan? Your credit may be able to help you get a reasonable automobile loan without breaking your bank.

How you could be using your credit cards all wrong

How do you utilize your credit cards? This article outlines ways that may show you how you could be using your credit cards incorrectly.

5 mistakes keeping you in credit card debt

Are you struggling to get out of credit card debt? These five financial mistakes may be keeping you in credit card debt. Learn how you can start to get out of credit card debt.

What to do when your bills exceed your income

Paying bills is never fun, but when your income is lower than what your bills charge, you may be in hot water. Find out how you can protect your personal finances while still paying your bills on time.

What you need to know about credit card limits

Credit card limits are determined by your lender, based on your credit score, FICO score, and more. Learn the basics of credit card limits to help you better understand how credit cards work.

Digging out of debt: different "shovels" for different people

Paying off debt can be a crucial part of establishing your financial independence. Learn how you can customize your strategy to pay off your debt.

How to offset the effect of a car loan on your credit

Your car loan can effect your credit score. Learn how you can offset the effect of your car loan on your credit score to maintain good credit.

10 credit tips from someone with a perfect credit score

Looking to raise your credit score? Here are some credit tips from someone who has a perfect credit score and can help you boost your credit.

What to consider before you get a loan

Are you thinking of taking out a loan? Read this article for tips on what to consider before getting a loan.

Applying for a credit limit increase: what you should know

Are you applying for a credit limit increase? Here is what you need to know.

Money basics: How to prioritize debt

Between credit cards, student loans, and mortgages, there are many types of debt out there. Watch this video for three tips that can help you tackle it all. (1:55)
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