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Friday’s Credit Tip #2: Determining What is Affecting Your Credit Score

This week's credit tip focuses on your plan to fix your credit score. The first thing you have to do, once you have your credit report and your credit score, is to see where you stand and where many of your problems lie. If you have a poor score, try to see in your credit report what could be causing the problem.

It's never too early to start thinking about how you're going to pay for you or your child's education! Get tips for hacking your college tuition payments.

Hacking Your College Tuition Payments

Sure it’s true, the fall college semester may seem like it is a long way off. Yet, the reality is that upcoming semester is only a few short summer months away. Which makes this a perfect time to discuss paying for that looming college bill. Whether you or yours are already enrolled or are about to head for the college for the first time, you cannot escape the fact that college tuition and room and board and other assorted fees can add up to a big chunk of change.

Building wealth doesn't have to come at the expense of your ambitions--you can make money while helping others! Do well while you do good.

How to Make Money while Helping Others

If you are one of those people who absolutely want to give back to the community through their work, instead of just accumulating money, you might at first be disappointed with the business world. Thankfully there are plenty of opportunities all over the world and in your hometown or city where you can work and help others at the same time.

Follow Your Finances Simplified for weekly credit improvement tips from Dominique Brown.

Friday’s Credit Tip #1: Understand Where Credit Scores Come From

If you are going to improve your credit score, then logic has it that you must understand what your credit score is and how it works. Without this information, you won’t be able to very effectively improve your score because you won’t understand how the things you do in your daily life affect your score.  If you don’t understand how your credit score works, you will also be at the mercy of any company that tries to tell you how you can improve your score—on their terms and at their price.

Like with any important question, the answer to "to Roth or not to Roth?" is simple. IF you have the right information, that is!

To Roth Or Not To Roth, That Is The Question

Certainly if you have been any sort of attention at all to the financial press over the years you have seen or heard this pundit or that talking head spout off about ROTH IRAs. Actually, truth be told, if you look back you may notice that much of the media attention about the ROTH IRA has been about the so called ROTH conversion. Yet, if you have been paying at least partial attention and even occasionally taking notes from what you learn from this site, you have as you most likely figured out by now that as far as personal financial advice goes, there is no one size fits all solution.

How do you feel about inherited wealth? Is it in a child’s best interests to set them up for a life free of financial worries?

Why My Kids Will Inherit Squat!

Growing cadres of wealthy individuals have proudly declared their intention to leave little or nothing of their considerable wealth to their children. I am personally heartened by these disclosures because, by joining this illustrious group; I will never have to reveal the comparatively paltry sum I have managed to accumulate in my lifetime.

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Friday’s Credit Tip #41: Putting It All Together

If you follow all, or even some, of these tips, you will notice an improvement in your credit rating with time. The main thing is to keep showing lenders that you are a good credit risk and keeping your credit report safe from identity thieves and hackers. If you already suffer from bad credit, developing your own method of credit repair using the tips in this series can help you reestablish the credit score that can get you the best interest rates possible.

Looking for direction in your financial life? Ready to get organized? Change your life with these clever answers and solutions to your financial problems.

Clever Answers and Solutions to Your Financial Problems

Do you want to be able to leave your bad financial past behind and move on to a more prosperous future? You can make your money-related dreams come true with the right financial planning, a determined attitude and just a pinch of good advice from an expert financial advisor. That is me, by the way!

It's easy to let planning for your retirement slip from your mind, but the time for preparation is now! So what do you think--ditch the 401k for an IRA?

Ditch The 401K For An IRA?

Whether you are on the edge of retirement or just now getting started with your career, chances are you have heard something or the other about rolling over your 401(k) into an IRA. But times change and the traditional advice given just a few short years ago may not apply to you and your personal financial situation.

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