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Ways to Recklessly Drive Your Credit Score Down

It should go without saying that a high credit score is an attractive quality to have when visiting mortgage companies such as City Creek Mortgage. However, many people do not put enough effort to handle their finances well and in turn negatively affect their credit inadvertently. To keep your credit score as high as possible before visiting your lender’s office, …

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Aim High: Careers that Promise High Salaries

Everyone wants to become wealthy, or at least have the luxury of not having to worry about paying rent on time, sending the children to a good school, and having enough funds for retirement. Everyone needs to understand, though — teenagers, most especially — that nothing “just happens,” unless you win the lottery for 10 million dollars or some other …

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personal investment

Investment Facts I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

As a child, I had a vague notion that to be wealthy, I should become an investor. I’d hear this word, along with others like stocks, bonds, and funds, in television, movies, and overheard conversations between adults. I knew early on that investments are important for financial security. What I didn’t know was when, where, and how to start. Among …

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Saving Money

Saving in Modern Time: Ways to Enjoy a Modern Lifestyle While Staying Frugal

Every year, we promise to become smarter spenders and better savers for the months to come. Most of us do a good job in budgeting and holding back on leisure expenses in January, with many of us telling ourselves “I want to save money!” and holding off on major purchases for the month. After that initial burst of optimism, however, …

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