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Tisha TolarTisha Tolar is a co-owner of Trifecta Strategies, LLC and the author of Gen X. When she is not busy being a fiction writer, she writes personal finance articles for several web sites.

Articles by Tisha Tolar

4 Job Benefits to Consider When Comparing Jobs

4 Job Benefits to Consider When Comparing Jobs

When people go through a job search, the salary figures and job duties are often the information applicants pay attention to the most. While both factors are definitely important and should be part of the equation, […]

4 Things You Can Pay Less for with Comparison Shopping

4 Things You Can Pay Less for with Comparison Shopping

Whenever you are shopping for services that do not have fixed pricing it’s always a good idea to do some comparison before choosing your service provider. Be careful to compare similar services to get an accurate […]

Tips for Finding Estate Sale Bargains

Tips for Finding Estate Sale Bargains

Estate sales are a step-up from yard sales or garage sales. Instead of selling items people no longer want, they are trying to sell a house full of possessions people actually owned and used. They are […]

How to Raise Your Credit Score with a Credit Card

How to Raise Your Credit Score with a Credit Card

You are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Your last debts have been paid off a few months back and your bank account is steadily growing for a change. You aren’t stressing […]

What is a Second Mortgage? Advantages and Disadvantages

What is a Second Mortgage? Advantages and Disadvantages

A second mortgage is an additional loan on your home subordinate to the primary mortgage on the property. Homeowners take out a second mortgage for a number of reasons, such as to improve their home, to […]

Tips for Lending Money to Family and Friends

Tips for Lending Money to Family and Friends

Mixing money and family typically is not an advisable financial move. All too often personal feelings get tangled up in a web of financial burdens and it can be a very unpleasant and potentially long-term bad […]

How to Protect Yourself from Debit Card Overdrafts

How to Protect Yourself from Debit Card Overdrafts

Overdrafts are a common result of individuals who are either unorganized or simply too busy to keep track of their debit card use and other debits from their checking accounts. When this happens, too many debits […]

The Pros and Cons of Credit Union Credit Cards

If you are looking for a credit card with better terms and conditions than the big banks, your local credit union may hold the perfect solution.  Credit unions are smaller local financial institutions that have been […]

4 Things to Watch Out For When You Go Shopping

4 Things to Watch Out For When You Go Shopping

As a society, we tend to overlook a lot of things that are not right in front of our faces. The same is especially true when we go holiday shopping. All we want to know is […]

Pay Down Your Credit Card Debt Faster with a Balance Transfer

Pay Down Your Credit Card Debt Faster with a Balance Transfer

Getting out of credit card debt can be a long and fraustrating process. Every day, interest accumulates on the money owed and every month the bills do not seem to get much smaller. This is particularly […]



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