Posts by Sarah

How FICO Scores Work and What They Mean

FICO Score What and How

FICO credit score is a confusing thing. With so much riding on this number, you need to know some things: what the heck is going on here? Who decided this was the number and what does the number even mean? Here we demystify it by breaking it down into its base components to understand how it’s calculated and how we can use that to our advantage.

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The Best Way to De-Stress in Less than 20 Seconds

Destress Square Breathe

Life is stressful, alone even more so. Whether you are on a group trip and you’re upset with a friend for being pushy, if you are alone and feeling overwhelmed or fighting with your partner and not feeling heard, there are times when we want to lash out, scream or cry. How do you keep your cool when you feel like you might explode or cry? Read on to find out how to diffuse the situation in less than 20 seconds.

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How The Stock Market Works

How the Stock Market Works

Every time I read an article on how the stock market works or what it’s like to be a first-time investor, it is always teeming with cautions and horror stories of people losing their retirements from the 2008 and dot com crash.  Fire and brimstone and ghosts from the 1929 crash materialize and scream for you to run away from the market and really guys, the apocalypse is just one trade away so DON’T DO IT!

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How Matt Damon Changed My Life

Matt Damon's Lion

Let me start by saying I know this seems like a ridiculous statement. Matt Damon, the Hollywood actor, changed my life. There are more brilliant and innovative people who have changed millions of lives that I could be talking about right now: Einstein, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, but Matt Damon…?

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