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Credit and Debt

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Credit and Debt

Choosing a Credit Card

A credit card can provide you with the financial freedom you need to make larger purchases and quick buys ...

Credit and Debt

Debt Payoff Strategies

You've resolved to pay off your debt. The bad news? You have loads of debt to tackle. The sheer number of your creditors ...

Credit and Debt

What Happens to Your Debt When You Die?

Many families are concerned that when a loved one dies, they will become legally responsible for their debt. If you leave any such obligations behind ...

Money Management

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Money Management

Are There Leaks in Your Finances?

Sometimes, when it comes to your budget, it can be too easy to overlook the small "money leaks" that negatively ...

Money Management

Saving Big by Buying Used

Secondhand stores are flourishing. According to The Association of Resale Professionals, where retailers only see ...

Money Management

What is a Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is one of those words that is slowly trickling into our everyday vocabulary ...

Workplace Finances

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Workplace Finance

Direct Deposit and Paycheck Allocations

A growing number of employers offer direct deposit, in which your regular paycheck is electronically ...

Workplace Finance

Should You Withdraw Funds from Your 401(k)?

For many people nearing retirement age, their 401(k) account is their biggest asset. It represents many ...

Workplace Finance

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Researchers have found that a large number of households in the United States are living their lives from ...

Home Ownership

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Homeownership

What Now for Home Equity?

The recent tax law changes have many homeowners and home buyers more than a little nervous ...

Homeownership

Estimating a Home's Market Value

Whether you are preparing to buy a home or sell a home, it is essential to determine its market value so you can make ...

Homeownership

Should You Refinance Close to Retirement?

When mortgage rates are low -- and in late 2016 the rates on both 30-year rates were at 4.30 percent and ...

Paying for College

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Paying for College

Saving Money on College Textbooks

College is an exciting and rewarding time. However, along with the great experience comes a wave ...

Paying for College

Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan debt can feel crippling, especially if you are a recent graduate who is not yet earning much money ...

Paying for College

The True Cost of a College Education

The sticker price of a college education can be shocking. Moreover, this sticker price is increasing every year ...

Retirement

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Retirement

Relocating for Retirement

While many have somewhere warm and tropical in mind, plenty of retirees are considering relocation to ...

Retirement

Supplementing Your Retirement Income

While many have somewhere warm and tropical in mind, plenty of retirees are considering relocation to ...

Retirement

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

When you own a home and need additional cash flow, a reverse mortgage is one way to get it. A reverse mortgage ...

Family Finances

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Family Finances

Are You Prepared Financially for a Natural Disaster?

With the world's many tornadoes, earthquakes and tsunamis, many people have been given an in-depth look at ...

Family Finances

When Your Home is a Money Pit

Nobody wants a house riddled with unexpected, continuous problems that will drain his or her bank account ...

Family Finances

Raising Financially Literate Children

As a parent, you have probably had a child plead with you to buy something for them when you are in a store. Moreover, when told "no," those pleas ...

Small Business

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Small Business

Hiring Your First Employee

As the owner of a small business, you know the importance of avoiding unnecessary costs. Because of this ...

Small Business

Running a Virtual Company

Operating a business on a virtual basis is quickly gaining in popularity. Although running a virtual company can be ...

Small Business

Sources of Start-Up Funding

You’ve come up with a plausible idea for a business. That is great! An idea gets you to the starting gate ...

Cyber Security

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Cyber Security

If You're a Victim of a Data Breach

Technology and online security see continuous enhancements each year, but unfortunately ...

Cyber Security

Keeping Your Mobile Phone Secure

Your phone contains sensitive information about you, your finances, and your family. It is critical ...

Cyber Security

Make Sure Your Home Network Is Secure

Most people these days set up a wireless home network so that all of their devices can ...