A Little Nagging Can Help Reduce Credit Card Debt

September 14, 2016
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Via NYTimes While no one likes to be nagged, a bit of prodding — with periodic emails or online messages — can help consumers reduce their credit card debt, a new study has found. The […]

Stop using credit cards to support your lifestyle

June 10, 2014
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If you must use a credit card to uphold an image then you’re living beyond your means. Don’t allow material possessions to define who you are. Knowing who you are defines what and who surrounds you. […]

Fix Your Money: Ask the expert

February 7, 2014
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If you have money management questions or seek advice toward your path to financial freedom send questions to contact@BahiyahShabazz.com and we will feature it on the blog. […]

Target is facing a pile of lawsuits

December 23, 2013
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Just days after the announcement of massive hacking of customers’ credit data, Target is under fire. Consumer who patronized the large chain from November 29- December 15, 2013 are running to view their financial statements to see if accounts were hacked into. […]

Closing a credit card account

October 29, 2012
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Even when you receive a credit card with a higher limit you shouldn’t close out your previous cards. The “new” limit is a result of your positive payment history and financial behavior. […]

Don’t dip into your 401K

October 3, 2012
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It may be tempting to take money out of your 401(k) to pay off a debt, but be prepared to pay penalty fees and have less money for retirement. […]

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