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New Ways To Connect With No Credit Needed

When I started No Credit Needed, there were very few ways to share newly published content with the world.  I would publish a new article – and then wait for traffic to come from a search engine or another site, usually via a simple text link.  Thankfully, there are now many more ways to share content – and connect with readers. I have been using both Twitter and StumbleUpon for several years, both to post and find content.  I will continue to use these social media platforms – Twitter –  Please follow me via twitter.com/NCN.  I tweet daily – with personal links to my own content and to that of other personal finance writers. StumbleUpon – Click to view my…

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Getting Ready For 2014

It’s almost Christmas!  I cannot believe (he says, in old-man voice) just how quickly this year has flown by.  It’s almost 2014.  Wow. This year has been an interesting year for our family.  We continue to move forward with our financial plan – paying off mortgage and saving for the future – and we are excited for the next year. My wife and I have created a list of financial goals for 2014.  I’ll share details in a future post, but they include: (continuing) to eliminate mortgage debt, increasing side-income (is that a word?), and saving for the purchase of a car (for our oldest, who is now 14!). I want to thank you for continuing to read No Credit…

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Cool Posts – Tax Holidays – Visualize – Celebrate

Here are this week’s cool posts from my fellow personal finance writers – Financial Ramblings has compiled a list of the 17 states that are observing some form of state sales tax holiday in 2013.  School is just around the corner and it’s time to buy school supplies.  We take advantage of our state’s sales tax holiday each year. Girl Meets Debt had one of those awesome moments of pride that come during the debt repayment process.  It’s always exciting and encouraging to see others reducing debt and having victories along the way.  Rock on! Thrifty Dad compiled a great list of ways to track debt and to visualize the debt reduction progress.  Long-time readers will remember the simple pie-chart…

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