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Disconnecting the Money Dots: How to Keep Your Money Honest

During the 2009 American Music Awards, Jay Z won Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Male Artist for his song “Empire State of Mind” with Alicia Keys. During the end of his now...

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Mind Your Own Business: How to Start a Business While Juggling Other Priorities

May 2, 2017

The late, great Muhammad Ali once said, “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” One way you can effectively serve others (and be the best you yet) is to start your own business....

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Money Mondays Ep55 -Why Where You Put Your Money Matters

May 1, 2017

Who says Financial Literacy Month is only in April!? On this special episode of Money Mondays w/ Ash Cash, we extend Financial Literacy Month into May and talk to Sabrina Lamb, CEO of WorldofMoney.org. Listen in as Ash and Sabrina...

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#Bank4Good: It Matters Where You Put Your Money!

They say, “Money makes the world go round,” and while we don’t know exactly who they are, that statement has validity to a great degree. It is not necessarily that money makes the world spin, but it does give us...

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Money Mondays Ep54 – 5 Tips to Activate Your Financial Freedom Fund

April 24, 2017

They say, “April showers bring May flowers,” but as we work through the last week of the month we want to talk about savings: “April Savings Curb May Cravings.” On this episode of Money Mondays w/ Ash Cash, Ash gives...

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Sticking to Your Financial Goals: A Four-Step Process!

They say, “To persist with a goal, you must treasure the dream more than the costs of sacrifice to attain it.” Before you start on any journey, it is imperative to ask yourself: “How bad do I want it? How...

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Creating True Financial Freedom

April 14, 2017

What does financial freedom mean to you? Is it having a big house? A luxury car? All of the money in the world? Or is it something else? I remember hearing a story about a young man and his wealthy...

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Don’t Let FICO Make You Psycho!

April 10, 2017

Let’s face it. There are several daunting and even scary financial words (student loans, recession, depression, etc). But here’s one you might not know: FICO. Before you panic, let me explain. For those who are not familiar, FICO is a...

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Money Mondays Ep53 – How to Spring Break Your Wardrobe Without Spring Breaking Your Pockets

With spring in full swing, some of us may want to spruce up our style so it can match the newness of the weather. On this episode of Money Mondays w/ Ash Cash, Ash gives you seven ways to spring...

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My Biggest Financial Mistake

April 4, 2017

Happy Financial Literacy Month…the month where we shine a spotlight on financial education and the importance it plays in our lives. I talked last month about my financial bounceback and received a few messages from readers about how that story...

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The Art of the Smooth Move: How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Any Bridges

March 31, 2017

Saying goodbye is one of the most difficult things to do. Even in those cases where we know goodbye is in our best interest, many people still dread making it happen. When it comes to leaving a job, you want...

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My Financial Bounceback!

March 28, 2017

They say that experience is the best teacher. When it comes to credit, that’s been true for me. Today, I’m an established banking professional and personal finance expert who understands credit and how it works. And while my business experience...

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Money Mondays Ep52 – How to Properly Spend (or Not Spend) Your Tax Refund

March 27, 2017

With tax season in full swing, billions of dollars will be returned to many Americans by the IRS to do whatever they wish with. On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives his top seven tips on...

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15 Creative Ways to Make Money

March 24, 2017

Getting a handle on your finances is an important aspect of living a financially free life. Most often, the emphasis is usually on cutting back expenses in order to make ends meet, but what if I told you there was...

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Let Your Light Shine! [Contest]

March 23, 2017

I accept myself for who I truly am, and give myself permission to grow beyond this. I acknowledge all I have accomplished and am proud of my achievements. I add value to other people lives. No, this isn’t me being...

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Money Mondays Ep51 – March Madness Your Money: The Sweet 16 of Side Hustles

March 20, 2017

Since March Madness is now upon us, it’s a great time to discuss how you can increase your personal financial bracket. On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you the “sweet 16” of side hustles! Listen...

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The New Year Do Over

March 14, 2017

The New Year is a time of renewal; the time when we reflect on what went right, but also a time to reflect on what we could have done differently. But if we take a minute to be truly honest...

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Money Mondays Ep50 – Creating the Best YOU Yet (Financially and Beyond)

March 13, 2017

Now that we are almost past the first quarter of 2017, some of us could use a boost to re-energize our goals and pump some life back into our momentum. On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash...

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The Power of a Pledge

March 7, 2017

Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication. It can be seen through mannerisms or understood through codes. You can use sign language, or other forms, but the most powerful form of communication is verbal....

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Money Mondays Ep49 – How to Spring Clean Your Finances Before Spring

March 6, 2017

Spring is vastly approaching and during this time we begin to spring clean to get rid of old items from the previous seasons. On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives five ways to spring clean your...

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Ready for the Best You Yet?

March 1, 2017

The one thing we all have in common is that we all have dreams and aspirations. However, the truth is that life is never easy for those who dream! Those who want to live their best life will have many...

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Money Mondays Ep48 – How to Not Pull an Oscars on Your Finances

February 27, 2017

By now you should have seen or heard about the big Oscars flub, which might be the biggest mistake ever made on live television. On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives five ways to not pull an...

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Money Mondays Ep47 – Financial Monogamy: Signs to Tell If Your Spouse Is Financially Loyal

February 13, 2017

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you seven signs to tell if your spouse is financially loyal. Listen in as Ash discusses: Why unexplained withdrawals and transfers are big...

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Money Mondays Ep46 – Money Lessons Learned From the Patriots’ Super Bowl Win

February 6, 2017

On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you four money lessons learned from the Patriots’ Super Bowl win! Listen in as Ash discusses: Why how you finish is more important than how your start How you should...

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Money Mondays Ep45 – Understanding Your Financial Rights as a Traveler

January 30, 2017

On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash explains your financial rights as a traveler. Listen in as Ash discusses: How you can be reimbursed for lost luggage Why the U.S. Department of Transportation is your ally How...

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Money Monday Ep44 – How to Save on Health Insurance During This Time of Uncertainty

January 23, 2017

On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you 12 ways to save on health insurance during these times of uncertainty. Listen in as Ash discusses: Why shopping around for the right policy is important How spending...

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