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Consumer Tips Featured

You Can Save Money on School Lunches

When it comes to school items what puts the most pressure on your budget? Would it be clothing? Might it be supplies? Likely, clothing and supplies will cost you some money, but it may be school lunches that strain your budget.

Consumer Tips Featured

Use Coupons to Trim Your Shopping Budget

Food prices continue to rise and that has put a big crimp on American families. Budgets are being strained as salaries remain flat, but there is some good news with all this: coupons continue to provide ways for people to trim their shopping budgets.

Consumer Tips

How to Rent a Car by the Hour

If you want to rent a car by the day or by the week, no problem. If you want to rent a car for a few hours, you’ll still pay the daily rate. At least that is how it used to be.

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Looming Crisis: How To Get Prepared

A category 3 hurricane is bearing down on your area or a wildfire threatens to burn out of control, putting you and your loved ones in harm’s way. Not all disasters give us much warning, including earthquakes that rattle west coast cities or a tsunami that washes away a tiny fishing village.

Autos Express

5 Tips for Saving Money Toward a New Car

You have your eyes set on a new car. Who can blame you for looking?

Featured Investments

Smart Money: How to Invest With What You Got

You do not need to have great sums of money to start investing. Just to set the record straight, investments go beyond typical savings accounts, money market accounts and other low yielding funds.

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Are You Ready to Start Investing in Mutual Funds?

At some point in your saving strategy you may have come to realize that savings accounts, money market funds and other bank-backed accounts pay very little interest. Certainly, you can leave your money in the bank, but inflation will easily erode those funds.

Small Business

How to Get Your SBA Small Business Loan

What are the chances that you will receive a small business loan from your bank? If you do apply for a loan from your bank and are approved, then the rest of this article is not for you.

Credit Cards Featured

Credit Card Fraud Prevention Tips and Tricks

Credit card fraud costs billions of dollars in losses each year. Thieves and hackers can find ways to compromise your account, often without you realizing what happened until it is too late.

Featured Small Business

Business Money Matters: Winning Over Venture Capitalists

Venture capitalists provide initial assistance to start up companies. Not just any company will do — these individuals are looking for early-stage, high potential companies with promising growth.

Featured Retirement

Roth IRA: Retirement Planning Essentials

Considering your retirement needs, are you well situated for your golden years? A lot of us are not, quite frankly.