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Money Management

How to Tame the Money Monster

Tweet Debt is a reality for many Americans, a very present one at that. So many people are living from paycheck to paycheck, including those that are facing foreclosure or

Consumer Financing

Loan Consolidation Tips and Tricks

Tweet If you have debt, including high interest rate credit cards, then you may be desiring to consolidate what you owe. Debt consolidation can involve multiple loans and save you

Credit Cards Featured

Bad Credit: No Problem Credit Cards

A credit score of under 550 has you in bad credit territory. Likely, you have a few dings on your record including a late payment, an overdrawn account or insufficient funds.

Featured Home Tips

How to Get and Stay Organized

After living in one place for several years, you have accumulated more stuff than you ever thought was possible. That is a natural progression for homeowners — you buy new items, but you are not as quick to get rid of what you have already owned.

Business Management

How to Win Employees to Change

Change. The very word “change” frightens some people, including employees who may wonder where they will fit in as progress is made.

Home Tips

How to Save Big Bucks on Home Repair

One broken appliance can set your budget on edge. A pattern of plumbing, electrical or building problems may put you in the modern equivalent of a poor house.

Featured Small Business

Sold! How to Close a Sale

You are meeting with a client, an individual whose decision-making authority can open doors for your business. If this person accepts your product pitch, you will have your foot in the door. Moreover, even greater business opportunities are possible.

Consumer Tips Featured

What You Should Know About Timeshares

A timeshare describes jointly owned property that is typically used as a vacation home and allows the owners to use it at certain times of the year. Timeshares rose in importance in the 1970s and have been part of the US vacation fabric since then.

Featured The Game of Life

5 Fun & Easy Ways to Raise Money

If you need to raise money for a church mission trip or to support a community organization, you have a number of options available to you. These options include events that can be held in one day or projects that can take weeks or even months to complete.

Small Business

10 Employee Perks That Won’t Cost You a Cent

As a small business owner, you can’t possibly compete with the big guys. Not on salary. Nor on benefits.

Consumer Tips Featured

14 Ways to Save on Water This Summer

It is going to be a long, hot summer, but that is not anything new. What is new are the advanced restrictions your town has placed on water usage, mandating water bans and increasing usage costs to help consumers make more efficient choices.