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Are you Broke as a Joke?

03/19/2015
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Yes, the economy has “gotten better” since the recent great recession but, unfortunately, it never really ended for the vast majority of Americans. Indeed, American households all over the country are still struggling with stagnant wages, a labor market that’s sluggish and cost of living expenses that keep on going up. Even worse is...

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Do You Have Too Many Credit Cards?

03/15/2015
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Many consumers, when ordering their free annual credit report for the first time, are surprised by the long list of credit accounts that they have. For example, they might have long ago forgotten about the credit card they used to get a great discount on new set of tires, or from Home Depot when...

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3 Inexpensive Ways to Communicate With Loved Ones Abroad

02/23/2015
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We all have friends and family members located in some far-flung corner of the globe. Whether it’s your teenager on a horizon broadening gap year in Asia or a former colleague who’s upped sticks to start a new life down under, it seems barely a day goes by without someone you know jetting off...

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Maintaining Your Finances After Losing Your Job

01/30/2015
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Losing your job isn’t easy, in fact it might feel like the end of the world. I was in that position once several years ago. I had just purchased my first home and I felt on top of the world, that is until my manager called me into his office a month later and...

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Five key facts about financial spread betting

01/15/2015
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Five key facts about financial spread betting

Financial spread betting (FSB) is the new kid on the gambling block. Once the sole preserve of the super-rich, the world’s stock markets and trading floors are now open to us all. What’s more, they have been made accessible in a way that is increasingly popular as well as potentially profitable. It’s fast!  ...

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Check Out This Infographic Below

12/05/2014
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7 Tips to Save Money with Life Insurance

10/27/2014
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There are several misconceptions about life insurance in regards on how to buy it and when to buy it. Many consumers believe that you have to be a specific age to purchase it and that it only lasts for a period of time. Some policies, term life insurance, are for a limited time. Policies...

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Get the Right Home Loan

10/27/2014
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Finding the right home loan is just as important as finding the right home. After all, we often find ourselves intertwined in these loans for nearly 30 years, and sometimes longer if we have the need to refinance. There are many different factors when choosing the right home loan, it’s not always as easy...

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How Many Homeowner’s Are Underwater on Their Mortgage at the End of 2012?

01/30/2013
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A whopping 10.7 million homeowner’s were underwater on their mortgage at the end of 3rd quarter in 2012. Underwater refers to a homeowner that owes more on their mortgage than their home is worth. In percentage terms, 22 percent of all homeowners are upside-down on their equity. Source: Corelogic

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Most Popular Halloween Costumes for 2012

10/29/2012
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They come in makeup. They come in dress. They come with accessories. On October 31st, adults, children and dogs will be wearing their favorite costumes for Halloween. According to consumer research, some costumes are more popular than others. According to NRF’s research, these are the most popular Halloween costumes for 2012. Children 1. Princess...

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