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Can You Hear Me Now? How a Late Mobile Phone Bill Payment Can Affect Your Credit

Do you know the difference between a need and a want? There’s a pretty short list of things that are essential to our survival, headlined by food, shelter and clothing....

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Master Your Credit: The First-Timer’s Guide

July 12, 2017

In today’s world, if you want to achieve the American dream, chances are you’ll need good credit. In fact many of life’s big purchases, like buying a home or car, require good credit. To take it a step further, even...

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Money Mondays Ep62 – Financial Inspiration Learned From Jay-Z’s 4:44 Album

July 10, 2017

Did you miss the financial jewels in Jay-Z’s 4:44 album? Do you need a crash course on some of the financial principles that he laid out? On this episode of #MoneyMondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you the money lessons...

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Money Mondays Ep61 – Nothing Can Stop You But You: 10 Steps to Getting Out of Your Own Way

June 26, 2017

Are you feeling stuck? Do you need some motivation? On this episode of #MoneyMondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives 10 steps to getting out of your own way. Listen in as Ash discusses: Why you should always do more than...

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Money Mondays Ep60 – Top Money Lessons Learned From the 2017 NBA Season

June 12, 2017

The NBA finals are underway! Will the Golden State Warriors close it out or will the Cleveland Cavaliers live to see another day? No matter who wins, there are financial tips you can take out of this 2017 NBA basketball season....

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Family Financial Flexing: How to Make Your Household Income Stretch

June 8, 2017

Growing up, anytime I inquired about the family finances my mom would utter four words—none of your business! I had no choice but to accept this. However, as the resident financial fanatic it would have been good to understand the...

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Money Mondays Ep59 – Changing the Game: The New Rules of Credit

June 5, 2017

Does your credit score need a boost? Well your prayers may have been answered! On this episode of Money Mondays with Ash Cash, Ash gives you the new rules of credit and how your score can be affected after July...

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Have Your Financial Cake… AND Eat It Too!!

May 23, 2017

I’ve always been confused by the term “Have your cake and eat it too.” What’s so wrong about that? Isn’t that why cakes are made… for you to eat? So why does it seem as if this term is implying...

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Money Mondays Ep58 – The Investors Starter Kit: How to Start Investing with $200 or Less

May 22, 2017

Investing is a great tool to help you achieve financial freedom but is it expensive to start? On this episode of #MoneyMondays w/ Ash Cash Ash gives you seven ways to start investing with $200 or less. Listen in as...

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Disconnecting the Money Dots: How to Keep Your Money Honest

May 16, 2017

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 infamous acceptance speech, he uttered six simple but powerful words....

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Money Mondays Ep57 – Money Lessons I Learned From My Mom!

May 15, 2017

Mother’s Day is a day that is reserved to celebrate the most important people on this earth… Mothers! Without their wisdom, guidance, and nurturing, who knows where we would be. On this episode of Money Mondays w/ Ash Cash, Ash...

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Getting Your (Business) Feet Wet: How to Jump-start Your Side-hustle!

May 9, 2017

As you go through life, part of your journey should be striving to be better than you were yesterday. That’s why we encourage you to be the best you yet! The goal should be to maximize YOUR full potential and...

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Money Mondays Ep56 -The Credit Overhaul: 7 Ways to Pay Down Your Debt

May 8, 2017

According to a 2016 survey the average household has $134,643 in debt! What the FICO!? On this episode of #MoneyMondays w/ Ash Cash we give you seven ways to pay down debt. Listen in as Ash discusses: • Why putting...

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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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