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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #80-The FICO score is a PRODUCT

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sharing a revelation I had about FICO What the FICO score really is Don’t make financial decisions based on a product Making financial decisions based on what others tell us is important Quote … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Credit cards are not evil. It is what you do with them that can get you into trouble.

What’s your view on credit cards? If you ask that question 100 times you will probably get 100 different answers. My friend Matt Wegner recently wrote a great article titled “Can you live debt free and still have credit cards?” … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Celebrating financial differences with your spouse

Last year around this time I did a podcast series on “Love and Money.” One of the shows focused on the differences between men and women. Usually we look at how our spouse views money differently from us and it … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Do not settle on just being ‘Good enough’

“Good is the Enemy of Great” ~ Jim Collins Good to Great This quote in Jim’s book Good to Great* is one of my favorite quotes because I have found it to be so true in my own life. How … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Do you need a FICO score if you are not borrowing money?

Last year on a podcast, I debated the pros and cons of the FICO score. If you do not know, the FICO score is the most commonly accepted way for lenders to determine one’s credit worthiness. The difference between having … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Does your credit score matter?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne of the most controversial topics in personal finances today is about the credit score.  If you do not believe just Google the phrase “does your credit score matter” and see how many entries … Continue reading

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