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

April 24, 2017

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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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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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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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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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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10 Financial Resolutions to Make This Year

January 20, 2017

The New Year is a time of renewal; the time where we reflect on what went right, but also a time to reflect on what we could have done differently. Fitness and finance are usually the top two categories where...

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5 Ways to Work Out Without Paying for a Gym Membership

January 5, 2017

Are you like me: concerned about my health, paying a monthly fee to a gym that I never go to (but mean to!)? Then this article is for you! Every year gyms make millions of dollars on dormant gym fees...

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4 Security Tips for Savvy Mobile App Users

December 28, 2016

Once upon a time and not so long ago, mobile phones were used to only make phone calls and send text messages. Somewhere along the line as technology grew, phones became the one-stop shop for anything and everything. Now millions...

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11 Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

December 14, 2016

The holiday season is upon us, which means significantly more spending—and more potential to encounter financial trouble. Because of the emotional play many retailers use to get you to buy from their stores, it’s important to be overly vigilant with...

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Fintech and Traditional Banks: An Unlikely Marriage?

December 10, 2016

Fintech and traditional banks have a strange relationship. On one hand, fintech is the future with the ability to innovate at lightning speed, providing financial solutions and convenience at a low-cost to its customers. On the other hand, fintech is...

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Become the Undisputed Champion of Black Friday

November 23, 2016

Black Friday can be a great day for your finances or it can set you back tremendously. The path you take and how well you control your emotions on this day, is entirely up to you. You can come out...

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12 Things You Don’t Have to Give Up to Save Money

November 18, 2016

Saving money is one of those things we know we have to do but is often associated with giving something up. The good news? These two don’t necessarily go hand in hand. You can budget, meet your financial goals, and still...

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