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Deb Hipp is a full-time freelance writer based in Kansas City, Mo. Deb went from being unable to get approved for a credit card or loan 20 years ago to having excellent credit today and becoming a homeowner. Deb learned her lessons about money the hard way. Now she wants to share them to help you pay down debt, fix your credit and quit being broke all the time. Deb’s personal finance and credit articles have been published at Credit Karma and The Huffington Post.
You don’t need to max out a credit card or tap into your emergency savings.
Hint: Only the last one involves books.
Tired of making your credit card company rich while you stay broke? Turn it around.
There are plenty of good deals out there if you just take time to sniff them out.
The last thing you want after your big sale is to drag half of all that stuff back inside.
Thinking about booking a low-rate rental car? You could be cruising toward trouble.
Want to save money and pay off debt? Try living like your grandparents.
Is your state holding unclaimed money that never made it to your mailbox? Here’s how to find out.
Opening a new credit card to get a good deal could cost you more in the long run.
Got the blues from being in the red? Here’s how to take control of your finances and feel better.
Save money on going out to eat by preparing a week’s worth of easy, inexpensive foods in advance.
If you blow off the tip to save money when dining out, karma is cooking up a special dish just for you.
From checking your credit report to comparison shopping, go the extra mile to keep your cash.
You may be tempted to buy the bigger house — but don’t forget all the extra costs that come with it.
You don’t have to spend that much money to wish someone well.
If you paid off your debt once, only to run up twice as much later, don’t be too hard on yourself. You can still learn from your mistakes.
How to create a hard-hitting plan to get rid of those student loans for good.
You don’t always have to cut your losses when you get a raw deal.
Not everything that comes with a good credit score is obvious.
Don’t spoil your fresh start by racking up credit card debt due to higher cost of living.
Customizing a summer side hustle is almost as easy as sipping a big glass of lemonade.
Get feverish about saving money or paying off debt with a savings thermometer.
It’s all about priorities when deciding what to cut or keep while getting rid of debt.
You don’t have to max out your credit card to enjoy that hard-earned vacation.
Don’t allow financial surprises to stall your freelancing momentum.
Last-minute shopping for appliances and installation can cost you in more ways than one.
You don’t have to suffer for years at that soul-killing job just because you’re paying down debt.
If you’re convinced that all thrift store clothes are shabby, it’s time to fine-tune your shopping style.
Here’s how to stop throwing money down the garbage disposal.
If you’re serious about staying out of debt, step away from the chocolate-covered walnuts.
You’ll be surprised how many people will strike a deal that saves you money.
Learn to be loyal while avoiding the betrayal – because not all loyalty programs are loyal to YOU.
Just because everyone else is in debt doesn’t mean you have to spend your life paying creditors.
If you dig a little deeper into your fixed expenses, you may find they’re not so fixed after all.
Did you spend 2017 awake at midnight, worrying about bills? Create a budget and sleep debt-free.
Tired of being haunted by the specter of purchases past? Get rid of debt in 2018 and ditch living paycheck to paycheck.
With a little ingenuity and hustle, you can pay cash for unexpected expenses instead of racking up credit card debt.
You don’t have to splurge like the three wise men to show you care during the holidays.
It seems the more money parents have, the more their children demand.
I fought and saved money. But I also paid some money just to move on with my life.
If you’re not comparing retail prices online when you shop, you’re missing out on savings.
Lesson No. 1: Less stuff equals less stress.
There’s easy money to be made if you’re willing to wade through the junk to find it.
Brush off that wilted spinach and climb out of the grocery store dumpster.
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