Anna Dierksheide, Author at HelloWallet

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Learn To Earn: Finding Financial Freedom

You made it to Day 7 of the Learn to Earn Series! Today’s post shares three ways you can make financial management stress-free and stick to your plan even when you’re faced with peer pressure, tempting deals, and other challenges of everyday life. Here are three keys to the success of your personal finances: Make…

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Learn To Earn: Investing For Your Goals

When it comes to making your money work for you, investing is one way to grow your hard-earned dollars. Here are three tips on investing to reach your goals: Investing in your retirement. Look into contributing to your company’s 401(k) plan to ensure you’re preparing for retirement. Your employer may even match your contributions. If… Read more

Learn To Earn: 34 Ways To Find Free Money

Whether you’re working to build your emergency fund, save for retirement, or stick to your budget, it’s always nice to find free money to put towards your goals. We certainly don’t expect that you’ll reach all of your financial goals with the change left in your winter coat, but these ideas can help you think… Read more

Learn To Earn: Extinguish Debt

Student loans, credit cards, car loans, and mortgages – debt comes in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to the benefits of being debt-free, HelloWallet member Mara B. says: “My financial epiphany occurred when I realized that debt was being marketed as a ‘tool’ and ’necessity’ in order to get ahead in our society…. Read more

Learn To Earn: Pay Yourself First

Did you read the title of this post? Seriously: Pay Yourself First. If you only learn one thing from this series, it should be to always pay yourself first. Before tucking extra cash away in a 401(k) or paying off debt, make sure you have enough cash on hand to handle anything that comes your… Read more