Author: Riley Adams

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How to fatten up your ‘thin’ credit file

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  A thin credit file can be a challenge for young adults new to the world of credit. Your credit file represents the number and type …

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How many bank accounts do you really need? The answer may surprise you

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  How many bank accounts should you have? This is a question that often brings up a lot of debate. Some people are adamant that you …

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Here’s how to take control of your money in 2022

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  Once you start hemorrhaging money, it can be challenging to get your finances back in order. What once seemed like a controllable problem starts to …

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10 investments that could earn you a great return

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  The goal of investing is to have your assets appreciate at a higher rate than your money would sitting in a savings account. Many consider a “good” …

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21 life & money goals for teens

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  There are significant benefits for teenagers who set goals. Goals can teach the difference between wants and needs, motivate teens to challenge themselves, and teach …

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7 ways you can build credit without a credit card

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A credit card is how many people build their credit. Unfortunately, not everyone can get approved for one due to poor or no credit history. If …

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Here’s why investing in stocks isn’t the same as gambling

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What is the difference between investing in stocks and gambling? In one word, everything. The stock market is not a game of chance like at a casino …

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Yes, you can retire at 60 with just $500K. Here’s how

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Maybe you’re a 60-year old man who’s spent his whole life-saving money diligently little by little. You worked hard to earn a living and knew that …

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Money can’t buy happiness (but it sure can help)

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“Money can’t buy happiness.” That is a common phrase, but it’s not exactly true. I say that, because- Yes, money cannot make you happy on its …

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Want to start investing in stocks? Learn how to do this first

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Nobody comes born with the innate ability to know what will happen to stock prices. To be successful at buying and selling stocks, you need to …

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Here’s what happens if you don’t file your taxes

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Tax season rarely represents a fun time of year unless you know you’ve got a refund coming to you in the mail. And if you owe …

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7 wealth building habits to secure your financial future

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While landing a high-paying job is a good step, many more factors are involved if you want to have a financially secure future. It’s essential to …

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How to properly use the oldest rule of investing

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The concept of “buy low, sell high” is popular across a variety of industries. People who buy cheap houses, renovate them, and sell them for more are …

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16 times you might need a tax pro

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Taxes create a considerable amount of stress, regardless of whether your tax situation proves simple or complex. Oftentimes, simply having to set aside time for preparing …

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How to build wealth you can pass on to your kids

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By definition, generational wealth, also referred to as family wealth or legacy wealth, represents wealth passed down from one generation to the next. If you can leave …

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11 great accounts for first-time investors

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When choosing from the best types of investment accounts for young investors to open, you should consider when and how you plan to use the money …

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What to do when the stock market is crashing

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I have been careless in some of my decision-making. Careless is being generous. My decisions were naïve and arrogant. When I was learning how to start investing …