Articles by Debbie Dragon

howtomatchasset-featured How to Match Your Savings Goal With Investments Kumar Appaiah / flickr | What Cloud Computing Means for the Banking Industry travelsecrets-featured Keep Costs Down: 5 Summer Travel Secrets workingfromhome-featured How I Got My Finances In Order: A Single Mom’s Story understandingemployer-featured Employer Health Options: Which Plan Is Best for You? bankloanapproved-featured 5 Tips for Getting Your Bank Loan Approved musthavemobile2013-featured Must-Have Mobile Banking Services In 2013 taxesonsocialsecurity-featured 5 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Social Security Income budgetbroke-featured How to Budget When You’re Broke excuses-featured 5 Excuses that Prevent You from Investing cutcommutingcosts-featured 10 Realistic Ways to Cut Commuting Costs college-can'trepayloans-featured Can’t Afford to Repay Your Student Loans? Consider This… graduation Forget Flowers & Cash: 5 Financially Savvy College Grad Gifts junktreasure-featured How to Identify Hidden Treasures in Your Home ccopen-featured Do or Don’t: Keep Old Credit Cards Open? safedeposit-featured What to Stash in a Safe Deposit Box newcar-featured How Much Should You Spend On a New Car? death-featured What Happens to My Debt After I Die? Citi Credit Card Offer 5 Secrets Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know whereismytaxrefund-featured 7 Reasons You Haven’t Received Your Tax Refund homeownershipnotright-featured Home Ownership Isn’t Right For You If… lifeinsurance-featured The 9 Do’s and Don’ts of Life Insurance naturaldisaster-featured How to Be Financially Prepared In a Natural Disaster teachingkidsaboutmoney-featured 5 Easy Ways I Teach My Kids About Money creditcardservices-featured 4 Credit Card Services You Can Skip Chuck Coker / flickr | What Is Return of Premium Life Insurance? oldbank-featured 8 Incredible Ways Technology Has Changed Banking Forever creditreport-featured How to Decipher Your Credit Report savingsaccount-featured Savings Accounts: 6 Things You May Not Know Josh McGinn / flickr | How to Avoid Panicking Over Letters from IRS homeowner8 The Best 5 Ways to Save for a Home preggers Top 4 Credit Cards for Expectant Couples divorce-featured How to Plan Your Finances After a Divorce corrine brown / flickr | How to Handle an IRS Tax Levy Personal 11 8 Financial Rules of Thumb You Need to Know couchsurfing-featured Travel the World by Couch Surfing: 6 Things to Consider Alex Proimos / Flickr | 6 Smart Ways to Beat Mortgage Debt studentloans-featured What Your Kids Need to Know to Prepare for College Loans bills-featured Your Monthly Bills: Watch Out For Hidden Fees childcare-featured 8 Things You Should Know About: Tax Deductions for Dependent Care socialmedia-featured How Social Media is Changing the Way People Search for Jobs tipsformoremoney-featured 6 Ways to Get More Money in Your Paycheck 8417743076_641e96d503_z Young and Ready to Save: 401(k) vs. Roth IRA vacation-featured The 5 Most Inexpensive Ways to Travel unneccesary-insurance 6 Insurance Policies You Don’t Need Jason Schultz / Flickr | When the Emergency Fund Becomes a Burden Rennett Stowe / Flickr | How to Swim Up from an Underwater Mortgage experian Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Fake’ Credit Scores Kate Haskell / Flickr | Left Your Job? What to Do With Your Retirement Plan USDA / flickr | Borrowers to Face Higher Costs With FHA Loans Michael Fleshman / flickr | What To Expect From An IRS Installment Agreement Form 1040 Tax - IRS How to File Your Tax Returns for Free Amber Strocel / flickr | Pad Your Savings Account With These Side Gigs deniedloan 5 Steps to Take After Being Denied a Loan Hakan Dahlstrom / Flickr | When Buying a Home Isn’t The Right Move Justin Maier / flickr | Fear Not Those Debt Collectors Lance Fisher / flickr | Benefits of Buying Savings Bonds for Little Kids Raymond Gilford / flickr | Why Making Extra Mortgage Payments Is a Smart Move Duncan Smith/Corbis / Flickr  | When Do I Need to Use Certified Checks? retirement How to Adjust Your Retirement Savings After the Fiscal Cliff Deal Alex Proimos / Flickr | Getting a Mortgage in 2013: Some Prep Work Required kayugee / Flickr | The Automatic IRA Could Force You to Save for Retirement Semmick Photo / Flickr | The Dangers of Co-Signing a Loan Morgan / Flickr | Do You Need Car Insurance to Drive Someone Else’s Car? forzaq8 / flickr | Keeping Your Cash Safe During Your Next Trip lemonjenny / flickr | Use Your Uncommon Skills to Pay Off Debt Couple talking Your Life Insurance Policy Could Help in Financial Emergencies Bernard Pollack / flickr | Take Advantage of Tax Deductions in Traditional IRAs Betsssssy / Flickr | Why Balancing Your Checkbook Is Still Useful Javier Rapoport / Flickr | Getting Your Tax Refund: Go With Direct Deposit Ed Yourdon / Flickr | Don’t Make These Common IRA Mistakes Eli Christman / Flickr | Tax Planning for Major Life Stages Monopoly Bank Error How to Fix Errors on Your Credit Report Hollywata / Flickr | Automate Your Way to Debt Freedom Amalgamated Bank 4 Benefits of Going With a Community Bank David Goehring / Flickr | Deposited a Rubber Check: Now What? woodleywonderworks / Flickr | Want Better Car Insurance Rates? Boost Your Credit Score Dan Esparza / flickr | 5 Simple Tips to Reach 2013’s Savings Goals Kyle Taylor / flickr | How to Recognize a Good Bank Account for Students Charles Sporn / flickr | Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Money? David Shankbone / flickr | Why Home Equity Bank Loans Can Put You Out in the Street bNK What to Do When Loved Ones Think You’re a Bank Marilyn Acosta / flickr | The History of Credit Cards Hamad AL-Mohannna / flickr | Need Cash? Consider Your Bank’s Line of Credit Options Taber Andrew Bain / Flickr | How to Compare Loan Options from Different Lenders Debbie Dragon Family & Home How to be a Full-Time, Stay at Home Mom with an Income savings_goals Importance of Setting Short and Long Term Savings Account Goals Carissa Rogers / Flickr | Can Kids Invest and Start Saving for Retirement? joint_checking Opening a Joint Bank Account: What to Consider EMV Chip card Swipe-Free Bank Cards May Be a Threat to Identity mint Tools and Apps to Achieve Personal Finance Resolutions 163585792_1a82cf6a60_z-e1354303614454 In Debt? Think Twice Before Using Post-Dated Checks Screen Shot 2012-12-01 at 11.37.30 AM Never Mix Personal Banking and Small-Business Banking 401(K) 2012 / flickr | Avoid Holiday Gift Card Scams 41438944_026fac30c5_z My Peer-to-Peer Lending Experience Nick Stenning / flickr | How to Deal When Denied a Basic Bank Account Marco Arment / flickr | Should You Favor a Credit Union Over Your Current Bank? Steve Heap / Shutterstock | Retirement Planning Options for the Self-Employed meddygarnet / flickr | Get More From Your Credit Card Rewards Program Ding Yuin Shan / flickr | Take Action Now and Manage Holiday Spending