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Save as a Renter If You Don’t Like the High Cost of Homeownership
Sep 10

Save as a Renter If You Don’t Like the High Cost of Homeownership

Despite declarations by nearly every modern U.S. President that owning a home lies at the heart of the American dream, homeownership might not be for everyone. Depending on your personal aspirations, lifestyle choices and investment outlook, there may be more ways to save as a renter than to save as an owner. At first, this

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Financial Fixes for 3 Sneaky Summer Expenses
Jun 24

Financial Fixes for 3 Sneaky Summer Expenses

Summer time is when many of us get a bit lax with our finances – and it’s easy to see why. The weather is nice outside, the kids may be off from school, and vacation or travel plans beckon. None of this puts you in the mindset of watching your bills or sticking to a

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How to Find Lost and Unclaimed Money
May 09

How to Find Lost and Unclaimed Money

You could have unclaimed money sitting around — and not even know it. According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, $41.7 billion in unclaimed property is currently held by states. Money from forgotten security deposits, abandoned bank accounts, lost insurance refunds, and uncashed checks all sitting waiting to be claimed. Don’t let the

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American Wealth Sets Record
Mar 11

American Wealth Sets Record

According to a March report by the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, a booming stock market and rebounding home prices set a new record for American wealth last quarter; however income inequality is now at its greatest since before the Great Depression. 

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3 Things You Must Do if You Have Bad Credit
Mar 04

3 Things You Must Do if You Have Bad Credit

Sitting around with bad credit is never something you want to do. If you have bad credit then you are going to want to take action right away. There are a variety of ways bad credit can prevent you from enjoying life.

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Is Bad Credit Hurting Your Ability to Land a Job?
Feb 26

Is Bad Credit Hurting Your Ability to Land a Job?

If you have been unemployed for some time, you may begin to wonder what is holding you back from finally getting work. Did you know that your credit history could be a reason why you haven’t been able to land a job? In today’s world employers go so far as to check your credit history to

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Sony Card: $200 Statement Credit for Opening New Sony Card and Spending $500 (Jan. 2014)
Jan 02

Sony Card: $200 Statement Credit for Opening New Sony Card and Spending $500 (Jan. 2014)

Sony Card — issued by Capital One — is offering a $200 statement credit to customers that sign up for a new credit card and spend a minimum of $500. Offer is not available to customers with an existing Sony Card.

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Wells Fargo: $75 Cash Bonus on New Checking Account (Nov. 2013)
Nov 01

Wells Fargo: $75 Cash Bonus on New Checking Account (Nov. 2013)

Wells Fargo is offering a $75 cash bonus to new customers who open a new Wells Fargo checking account and set up direct deposit, or use your debit card within 60 days.

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The 9 Do’s and Don’ts of Life Insurance
Apr 30

The 9 Do’s and Don’ts of Life Insurance

If you have a family to support or if a loved one would suffer if your income suddenly disappeared after your untimely death, you should consider life insurance. If you’re mostly debt-free and have no dependents or a significant other, you may not need life insurance yet. Before starting a policy, it’s important to understand

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6 Ways to Get More Money in Your Paycheck
Mar 20

6 Ways to Get More Money in Your Paycheck

It’s probably safe to say that the majority or employees are not 100% satisfied with the amount they receive in their paycheck. While there are limitations for how much you can earn in your same position of employment — there are a few things you could do to get more money in your paycheck.  Related

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