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30 Oct, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Write For Us / By Jennifer Hamilton

Lindgren Financial welcomes guest post from contributors who want to submit well written, thought provoking pieces that can help our readers by offering a new perspective on certain subjects. If that’s you, please read through the guidelines before submitting your request.   What your article should do:   Provide information Answer questions Be detailed and unique Be relevant and not already covered Be of good quality   Topics that are acceptable:   Bad Credit Insurance Loans Money Startups Tips Anything

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Tips on Teaching Kids to Save Money

18 Oct, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Tips on Teaching Kids to Save Money / By Jennifer Hamilton

It is really important that children learn how to handle money. If they can learn lessons as a child, then they will be able to use this good financial education when they have their own household to run. There are things that you can do to help them to understand about saving money. Give Them Pocket Money Some people may think that giving children pocket money will just encourage them to spend. However, if they never have money to spend, they will never start to understand about how much things

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How Car Dealers Take Advantage of People with Bad Credit

07 Oct, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on How Car Dealers Take Advantage of People with Bad Credit / By Jennifer Hamilton

Buying a car can be a stressful event for those with limited means. In particular, the fear of not qualifying for a loan, or it being too expensive, will drive people to look at questionable dealerships promising to work with anyone, regardless of credit history. The problems with these companies all lie in the fact that they profit off of interest, rather than the car themselves. High Interest Rates People with poorer credit do not qualify for lower interest rates. Car dealerships know this, and

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Tricks for Eating Healthy on a Budget

01 Oct, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Tricks for Eating Healthy on a Budget / By Jennifer Hamilton

Although eating healthy on a budget is indeed more difficult, it is not impossible, and so being low on money should not be an excuse to eat poorly. Luckily there are ways to eat a nutritious meal without breaking the bank. Here are five ways of cooking a delicious as well as healthy meal when you are on a tight budget. Make Food that’s Microwavable When on a budget it isn’t a savvy move to make things that won’t be edible when reheated or cold the next day. This means avoiding crispy food

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Items to Avoid Buying Before Your Child Heads Back to School

02 Sep, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Items to Avoid Buying Before Your Child Heads Back to School / By Jennifer Hamilton

Some school-related items won’t drop in price until after the back-to-school sales are over. Plus, if you rush to buy everything now, you might discover that many of those purchases weren’t necessary once classes start. So to avoid spending more than you have to, here are seven things you should avoid buying before your child heads back to school. Fall Clothes Although many retailers are offering small sales on clothes during their back-to-school sale, you most likely won’t get the best deals

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Options When Upside Down on Your Car Loan

18 Aug, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Options When Upside Down on Your Car Loan / By Jennifer Hamilton

It is quite common of new-car buyers who enter a dealer’s showroom to have a current vehicle to trade in, in which they owe more on it than what it is worth. If you owe more money on something than it is worth then it is known as “upside down.” This applies to about half of all people who purchase new cars. However, this issue did not used to be as common, in fact in the past buyers would buy a car and make payments on it until it was fully paid off. However, with an increase in incentives

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Payday Advance Vs Going to a Pawn Store

09 Aug, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Payday Advance Vs Going to a Pawn Store / By Jennifer Hamilton

Emergencies pop up from time-to-time and money isn’t always available to take care of those emergencies. It is important to know that you have options to help you get the funds you need. Payday loans and visiting a pawn store are two of the most commonly used options to help you deal with those emergencies. Each has benefits and drawbacks, which are discussed below. Advantages of Obtaining a Payday Advance Payday loans are quite convenient. The amount that you are qualified to borrow is based upon

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7 Sneaky Credit Card Fees

21 Jul, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on 7 Sneaky Credit Card Fees / By Jennifer Hamilton

The credit card companies are trying their best in order to regain the losses they are going to experience as a direct result of the Credit CARD Act that just came into play. Although this act will reduce and prevent various types of fees, the credit card companies are finding ways around the regulations in order to still charge their customers with excessive fees. Here are seven such fees that credit card companies are being sneaky about. Ensure that you look at these thoroughly if you are thinking

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Creative Ways for College Students to Make Money Fast

11 Jul, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Creative Ways for College Students to Make Money Fast / By Jennifer Hamilton

It’s almost time to get back to school, and you know what that means–you need money for food, books and other student fees that seem to increase every year. The good news is there are plenty of creative ways to make some money as a college student. These methods don’t require a huge amount of time or much long-term effort either. Do Microjobs Sites such as Fiverr and Fourerr allow you to sell your services in a creative way and make a few dollars along the way. These services can be such things

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Tips for Disputing Fraudulent Credit Card Charges

03 Jul, 2018 / Comments:Comments Off on Tips for Disputing Fraudulent Credit Card Charges / By Jennifer Hamilton

If you have recently noticed fraudulent credit card charges on your statement, you need to know the proper steps to get them removed. Some credit card companies require you to simply call them to have charges removed, but most of them require a few more steps to be taken. If you found that someone has been charging things to your credit card that you did not know about, follow these simple steps to have them disputed and removed. Call Your Credit Card Company The best way to start the disputing

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