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6 Ways Bad Credit Can Cost You Money

Do you know that you will pay much extra for bad credit scores in these situations?

Setting Boundaries When Lending Money

Personal finance expert and financial advisors weigh in on loans, crowd-funding, personal finance, and avoiding debt.

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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Credit After Divorce

Strengthen, protect, and rebuild your credit score after divorce by taking control of your finances.

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Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Right for You?

A conventional fixed-rate or an adjustable-rate loan (ARM)? These 4 tips can help the older borrower with that mortgage decision.

When to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Pay-off your mortgage financial planning may be in your best interest with a low-interest home loan.

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Will Retirees Finally Get a Mortgage Break?

Retirees, here are options to help you qualify for that refinanced mortgage that lets you downsize or age in place.


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Celebrity Money Mistakes

Even the rich and famous have trouble keeping their finances hassle-free. Don’t follow in their financial missteps.

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When Debt Can Be Useful

Debt and credit score could be useful for personal finances and loan decisions.

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Virtual Credit Cards Tout Safety, Consumers Take a Pass

Traditional credit card users are slow to adopt the use of virtual credit cards, a method of payment that lets you shop securely online.

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8 Hidden College Expenses

A college education is expensive before you add in back-end fees and expenses. Here are 8 that can surprise parents and students.

10 Things to Know About Using Layaway

As the holidays approach, using layaway as part of your gift-buying strategy might just save you money.

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7 Loans You Should Never Cosign

Cosigning is a common practice in the lending world. But it can be a dangerous financial move. Here are six loans you should never cosign, no matter what the circumstance.

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