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Choncé Maddox
Choncé is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI) and freelance writer who loves to talk about everything personal finance. Her work has been featured in Business Insider, LendingTree, FoxBusiness, and more.

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October 4, 2022

In This ArticleWhere can you get a mortgage? How to choose a mortgage lender: step-by-step […]

September 6, 2022

Do you find it hard to save money? If so, you’re not alone. Saving money […]

August 27, 2022

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August 25, 2022

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August 25, 2022

In This ArticleWhat is a mortgage? Types of mortgage loans: conventional loans Types of mortgage […]

August 18, 2022

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June 10, 2022

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May 18, 2022

The holidays are expensive. Big gifts, big meals, and big winter coats mean that there’s […]

December 10, 2021

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December 9, 2021

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December 2, 2021

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August 13, 2021

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May 26, 2021

In This ArticleWhat is a prepaid card? What is a debit card? What is a […]

January 9, 2021

Studies show that Americans’ grasp of financial literacy has decreased in the past 10 years. […]

August 15, 2020

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July 10, 2020

COVID-19 has affected our lives. For starters, staying home for months isn’t easy. Plus, you […]

May 12, 2020

For starters: A budget outlines your spending plan so you know exactly how much money […]

February 26, 2020

Eager to do some last-minute organizing and decluttering?  Whether you need money for the back-to-school […]

January 1, 2020

Gift-giving during the Christmas season can get expensive. Buying one gift for one person may […]

November 13, 2019

We all know that raising a child is expensive. Numerous sources estimate that parents will […]

October 7, 2019

Back to school season is right around the corner. That happened fast!  While kids are […]

July 30, 2019

When planning for your future, it’s important to determine when you think you’ll retire. More […]

July 1, 2019

Starting a family can be an exciting milestone. Yet, once you have your first child, […]

June 14, 2019

Summer is right around the corner. This means vacation may be on your mind. For […]

May 8, 2019

As you can probably imagine, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck. This means they spend […]

May 3, 2019

Some say that 30 is the magic age when it comes to getting serious about […]

May 2, 2019

It’s no secret that travel can be expensive even if you’re able to take advantage of […]

April 18, 2019

I know I can’t be the only one who thinks celebrities look absolutely flawless and […]

February 8, 2019

Your credit score is a huge indication of your financial health. In fact, your credit is […]

January 16, 2019

New year. New career moves. Think of this year as a new opportunity to take […]

January 8, 2019

January is a month of change for many people, especially when it comes to finances. […]

December 17, 2018

Saving more money is one of the best ways to ensure a lucrative financial future. […]

December 7, 2018

Family time is a given when celebrating Thanksgiving. Yet, while it can be great to […]

October 29, 2018

October is a festive month, especially as neighborhood houses are often decked out with cool […]

October 26, 2018

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘budget’? It’s […]

September 14, 2018

As if summer isn’t already expensive for parents given the cost of camp, childcare, activities, […]

August 17, 2018

If you have a car, you likely use it to get from one place to […]

July 9, 2018

Being a parent is a rewarding job. Yet, rewarding doesn’t mean easy, especially when you […]

April 30, 2018

It’s no secret that most Americans could use a little help in the savings department. […]

April 23, 2018

Want to become wealthy someday? The answer is probably “yes.” However, if a huge inheritance […]

April 7, 2018

If you’re like most Americans, you’re dealing with some type of debt. And, debt can […]

March 2, 2018

You may have cheated on your diet too many times this year or paid for […]

January 29, 2018

If your car breaks down or you lose your job tomorrow, do you have anything […]

December 18, 2017

Sex, religion, and politics are among some of the most commonly avoided topics at the […]

November 13, 2017

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