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Credit Cards for Sports Fans: Know the Score Before You Sign Up
Sep 13

Credit Cards for Sports Fans: Know the Score Before You Sign Up

Are you a sports fan? From Major League Baseball to the National Football League, there are countless cards for sports fans. Most of America’s big sports leagues offer team-branded credit cards. But are these cards worth it? It’s no secret that sports fans already spend major bucks on their chosen teams. According to an Associated

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Refinance vs. HELOC: Which One Is Best for Cash-Squeezed Homeowners?
Sep 12

Refinance vs. HELOC: Which One Is Best for Cash-Squeezed Homeowners?

Refinance vs. home equity? That’s the question you need to ask yourself if you now want to tap some of the home equity you’ve built up over the years. For the longest time, you thought the terms were one and the same, but now that you have a great need for a large sum of

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Stop Creating More Debt With These Credit Card Balance Transfer Mistakes

Stop Creating More Debt With These Credit Card Balance Transfer Mistakes

If you’re thinking about taking advantage of a credit card balance transfer, watch out. Credit card issuers are using deceptive marketing techniques to lure consumers in with attractive promotions that promise zero or reduced interest for transferring a balance — and then hitting them with surprise interest charges. If you’re not careful, you could end

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How to Plan Lucrative Saving Strategies Before Quitting a Job
Sep 11

How to Plan Lucrative Saving Strategies Before Quitting a Job

So you’re ready to quit your job. You’ve already diligently planned your future as an entrepreneur or in some other independent endeavor. And you’ve plotted what you believe are adequate finances to support your move. The facts of life, however, are these: no matter how thoroughly you’ve planned and prepared, emergencies can and will happen.

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4 Fall Travel Tips That Will Help You Cut Costs In Cooler Weather

4 Fall Travel Tips That Will Help You Cut Costs In Cooler Weather

Falling leaves mean falling prices, which makes autumn an ideal time to travel. Say goodbye to sweltering heat and maddening crowds and say hello to cooling temperatures and pleasant holidays. Traveling in the fall can be very rewarding with the right planning. Following a few, simple fall travel tips will allow you to experience a

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If You’re Asking When to Buy a House, New Reports Suggest Today’s the Day
Sep 10

If You’re Asking When to Buy a House, New Reports Suggest Today’s the Day

After making the big decision to become a homeowner, when to buy a house is the next big issue to tackle. What if we told you the answer is right now? Maybe you’ve heard the conventional wisdom that you can’t time the market when it comes to buying stocks, but nobody said anything about real

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The Ultimate Low-Income Retirement Strategies That Can Benefit Everyone

The Ultimate Low-Income Retirement Strategies That Can Benefit Everyone

Saving for retirement is seen as the ultimate personal finance goal — and it should be. Even if you’re in your 20s or 30s, you’re not going to be working forever (or at least you hope you don’t have to). However, many people are just starting out in a career or perhaps have lost jobs

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

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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5 Good Ways to Budget With Variable Income and Thrive Financially
Sep 09

5 Good Ways to Budget With Variable Income and Thrive Financially

A predictable month-to-month income just doesn’t happen for a lot of people. Your financial life could be that of a salesperson on commission, or an entrepreneur just getting a business off the ground, or a freelancer who’s constantly moving from one contract to another. There are lots of reasons for an irregular income. But even

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10 Great Advantages of Owning a Home

10 Great Advantages of Owning a Home

There are many great advantages of owning a home, but, frankly, some go unappreciated or underreported. If you’re a first-time home buyer, it’s important for you to understand these advantages, sooner than later. Sure, we understand what it means to have and own a place of our own and not to be under the thumb

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