Tag: Financing

Keeping Up With the Jones’ are You? – FT008

Keeping up with Jones’… Are you sure that’s what you want? http://finance.yahoo.com/news/How-to-Avoid-Money-usnews-930915813.html?x=0 Listen Mobile: Why do we find the need to compare ourselves to our neighbors? · A big part of our culture is based on competition · We have an inherent need to further ourselves · If you are not careful it feeds the “rat race” and leads to a dissatisfied life We tend to overestimate other people’s financial positions · We exaggerate there income · We minimize their spending habits · We assume they are better than we are What is the secret to finding satisfaction within your

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How to Manage Your Credit Score and Win – FT002

Andrew Hunt and Jim Collison are together again in the next installment of the Financial Tech Podcast.  In this week’s Podcast we look exploding the myths that surround the credit score industry and what it mean to you to have a high or low credit score.  Can you have a 0 for a credit score?  What is a high score?  How is it figured out?  What affects your score?  How long does a late payment say on your report?  How do I find out what is on my report and what is the best way to get it?  Should I

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