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Now is a great time to start thinking about how to make your travel plans for 2020 better than ever.

Focus on Monthly Tasks to Hit 2020 Money Goals

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How I Ditched Debt: A Spender, a Saver and Dreams of a Family

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Kendall

How to Make Room for Fun in Your 2020 Budget

Reporting for jury duty. Standing in line at the DMV. Going to the dentist. Making a budget. What do all

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How to Break Free of Your Parents’ Money Patterns

You can likely thank (or blame) your parents for some aspects of how you turned out. Maybe you have your

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Wipe Out Credit Card Debt by Setting SMART Goals

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