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College Student Financial Plan Credit Cards Debt

Mailbag Series - Credit Card Pt 5: How NOT to use a Credit Card

Nov. 30, 2021

What are the long-term affects of using your credit card the WRONG way? How do bad decisions affect your credit score long-term?

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Mailbag Series - Credit Cards Pt. 4: What happens after applying?

Nov. 23, 2021

Have you ever considered what happens AFTER you apply for a credit card? What is the difference between a hard and soft credit inquiry?

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Mailbag Series - Credit Card Pt. 3: Nervous about applying for your first Credit Card?

Nov. 16, 2021

We left off with Maggie & Aruj applying for their first Credit Card.  Listen in as both share the results from their recent Credit applications.

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Mailbag Series - Credit Card Pt 2: Applying for Your First Credit Card

Nov. 9, 2021

Aruj Bhargava and Maggie Mayer join the podcast in a continuation of a multi-part series on credit cards.  Neither Maggie nor Aruj have a credit card, but both are pondering the possibility of applying for one.

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Mailbox Series: Ep 1. Opportunity Cost - Buying a Car

Oct. 26, 2021

For an 18-year old high school senior, what is the opportunity cost of buying a $13,000 car instead of a $10,000 car?