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Top Money Tips: How to Get out of Debt, Stay out of Debt and Avoid Debt Altogether

Welcome to Quizzle’s Top Money Tips Roundup, where you’ll find this week’s top five most interesting, helpful and unique personal finance articles from around the Web. This week’s edition covers debt – how to get out of debt, how to break the debt-cycle, how to avoid getting into debt in the first place and how to wrap up your year financially.

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Top Money Tips: How to Drop Bad Financial Habits and How Not to Use Your Credit Card

Welcome to Quizzle’s Top Money Tips Roundup, where you’ll find this week’s top five most interesting, helpful and unique personal finance articles from around the Web. This week’s edition covers how to keep up your smart financial habits (and get rid of the bad ones), things you should never do with your credit card, shameless debit card ploys, freebies for the holidays and fun, frugal activities to do at home.

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6 Effective Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score has never been so important. Lenders will check your credit score to determine whether or not you qualify for a new line of credit. Before lending you money, creditors want to know how risky you are as a borrower and how likely you are to pay back a loan on time. A tarnished credit score can be both stressful and costly. If you have already hurt your credit score with some wrong financial moves, then read on to learn about credit repair.

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Post-Buyer’s Remorse: Proven Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. You’ve enjoyed a fun and indulgent spending spree, and yes, you charged everything to your credit card. One month and many blissful purchases later, you find yourself facing a huge credit card bill. You don’t have the money to pay for it, so you pay the minimum balance due. This is dangerous, and in many cases, can cost you your credit score – and ultimately your financial future. Find out how to redeem yourself – and your credit score – after a spending spree.

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3 Steps to Remove Financial Stress from Your Life

When Jennifer and Rob came to my office, they were desperate and despondent. With three young children and a boatload of credit card debt, they felt they were helpless to improve their life. They had tried to change their free-spending ways, but felt like failures, adrift, fighting against the current of continual financial stress. If you’ve ever felt the weight of financial stress, try the GAT method before money ruins your life. Certified Financial Planner®, Tammy Kraig, explains how this works.

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Bad Credit? Check Your Mirrors

It may sound silly (or unfair, whichever way you look at it), but more often than not bad credit is having an impact well beyond high interest rates and unapproved credit and loan applications. Credit card debt and a poor credit score can make things like finding a job or a home extremely difficult. Your landlord and your employer were probably all up in your credit score and report at one time or another.

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How to Get a Home Loan Today: Make Yourself Creditworthy

Whether you’ve heard it on the news or tried to obtain a mortgage or other type of loan recently, you know that the landscape of the lending environment has changed drastically than it was even one year ago. Even borrowers with high credit scores have run up against obstacles preventing them from obtaining a mortgage to buy or refinance a home.

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