November 25, 2015

Understand the Risks Before Cosigning on a Loan

The obligations involved with being a co-signer are often taken lightly. Sometimes people are caught off-guard when a friend or […]

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June 23, 2015

Four Smart Ways to Reduce Your Vacation Expenses

An exotic tropical paradise, a cozy mountain cabin, a cross-country car trip — whatever your idea of a vacation may […]

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April 22, 2015

Creative Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

In 2014, the average consumer received a tax refund of around $3,000 — roughly the same amount as in the […]

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March 3, 2015

A Glossary of Auto Loan Terms

There are a wide variety of car loan options available to consumers, and it’s important to understand the differences in […]

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January 6, 2015

Retirement Savings Strategies for Today’s Consumers

There was a time when business owners offered their employees pension plans that would pay them a percentage of their […]

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October 28, 2014

Saving for College? Learn More About the 529 Qualified Tuition Program

Paying for a college education requires forethought, research and planning. While there are numerous investment options to choose from, a […]

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October 14, 2014

Beware of Auto Loans That Can Break Your Budget

High finance charges and long payment terms can make a car loan seem more like a mortgage You need transportation […]

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September 16, 2014

Manage Unexpected Expenses by Building An Emergency Fund

Unexpected expenses come in many forms. Whether it’s an obvious expense, such as a car repair or a medical bill, […]

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The shelf life of bad credit

May 27, 2014

The Shelf Life of Bad Credit

When a credit card bill, loan payment or other financial obligation is not paid as agreed, lenders may send a […]

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Myths and facts about your credit score

May 13, 2014

The Truth and Fiction About Your Credit Score

As with many financial topics, credit scores are often misunderstood, creating myths about them and how they may affect you. […]

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