Author: Emma Diehl

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How do you change your major?

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Declaring a major in college isn’t a minor decision, but that doesn’t mean students can’t change their minds further along in a college career. How to …

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What is the hardest year of high school?

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Ask four recent graduates which year of high school was hardest for them, and chances are you’ll get four different answers. Each year of high school …

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How this woman paid off $200k in student loans in less than 2 years

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In the interest of full transparency, please note that Erika Kullberg is a paid spokesperson for SoFi as well as a SoFi member. Also, her experience …

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How to get merit aid for college

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Money for college doesn’t grow on trees. Or does it? Every year, billions of dollars wait to be plucked from the branches by college students seeking …

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Should I downsize my home?

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For many, downsizing is more accurately described as “right-sizing.” Popularized by author Sheri Koones, the idea of a smaller home is that it helps people live …

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How to move investments from one account to another

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In the age of P2P transfers and tap to pay, transferring funds has become as simple as a few small gestures. Money jumps between accounts in …

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5 strategies for overcoming your money fears

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Forget things that go bump in the night. Many of us are losing sleep over our fear of money — more than half of Americans rank “not having …

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Investing in food stocks

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You may not know what the future holds, but you know there’ll be a meal involved. A good meal or grocery trip is not only a …

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5 smart spending strategies

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When it comes to budgeting, some of us live by the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind.” If you can’t see those charges coming through …

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What are considered Blue-Chip stocks?

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To an investing newbie, the term blue chip might just sound like a fancy vehicle for your salsa. But blue chips, more specifically blue-chip stocks, are …

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5 types of savings you should consider having

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40% of US adults say they don’t have enough funds on hand to cover a $400 emergency. From unexpected car expenses, to the ever discussed “rainy day …

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How to buy stocks without a broker

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Think of investing like moving to a new house. In a move, people need to get all of their belongings from one place to the next — …

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7 tips for improving your financial health

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Poor financial health can linger like a stubborn cold that just won’t go away. Plenty of fluids and rest might get someone back in fighting shape, …

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How much does it cost to remodel a house?

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In the world of HGTV renovation shows, remodeling a home might look like a breeze. Interior design pros tackle a home in 30 minutes (including commercial …