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Understanding how interest works can be a scary topic. It's not always clear what it means and how it will impact you. Don't be scared! Interest is essentially a fee for borrowing money. Simple … [Read more...] about 13 Scary Facts About How Interest Works [Infographic]
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In the U.S., credit card debt has recently topped $1 trillion, and of those American households that have credit card debt, the average household owes an astounding $16,048. If you consider that in … [Read more...] about How To Teach Children About Financial Responsibility
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