What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean for Personal Loans? † Personal Finance

Jackie Veling In an effort to slow down inflation, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates beginning in March. Hikes to the federal funds rate tend to make borrowing more expensive for consumers, but not all types of financing are affected the same. While it’s possible personal loans may see an uptick in …

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The Faces of Personal Finance Are Changing

Last year, Aimy Steele discovered something she had never seen before in the world of personal finance advice: lessons that felt culturally relevant to her, and inclusive of her experiences. Steele is no stranger to that world, and she’s extremely familiar with the financial gurus who have become the faces of paying down debt, budgeting …

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5 doctor-specific personal finance book recommendations from The White Coat Investor

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes “Five years from now, you’re the same person except for the people you’ve met and the books you’ve read.”—John Wooden. dr. Jim Dahle, Utahn, author, blogger, and practicing board-certified emergency physician, started his blog, The White Coat Investor, to help doctors get “a fair shake on wall street.” He has …

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Penguin Random House publishing personal finance book by The Budget Mom

It was only a few years ago when Spokane Valley resident Kumiko Love overcame thousands of dollars in debt from student loans and credit card bills. As a divorced-single mom making $24,000 a year, Love’s defining moment to change her financial habits occurred after she paid for her son’s $1.09 ice cream cone with a …

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Checking accounts? Savings? Schools should educate every child on personal finance

A few years ago my husband and I hired a young man for a landscaping job. One day, the young man asked me if I remembered him. I didn’t recognize him at first, but eventually his story came back to me. He was the first in his family to graduate from high school, and he …

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Parthean cares about personal finance so you don’t have to – TechCrunch

The son of Iranian immigrants, Arman Hezarkhanic spent his senior year of high school brainstorming a three-part thesis on what he wanted to dedicate his career to. First, he said that education is the most high-leverage way to make an impact on an individual, community and world. Second, he thinks that technology is the most …

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finStream Launches New Weekly Personal Finance Streaming Program, “Level Up With Lee”

finStream.TV, a dynamic OTT/streaming channel targeted to the specific personal financial needs of different generations and their unique media consumption habits, announced today the launch of a new weekly program hosted by Lee Baker, CFP®, president of Apex Financial Services: Level Up With Lee† The channel, which is focused on increasing financial education and literacy, …

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Students and Professionals Share Personal Finance Life Lessons

At the end of our four-week WSJ Noted. Adviser cohort on the topic of personal finance, we asked our Advisers to reflect on the lessons they have learned that have shaped their financial lives. Whether that is creating a healthy relationship to spending, living within your means or having open conversations about money, our Advisers …

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