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Debt Management

Loan Consolidation Tips and Tricks

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 money.

Credit Cards

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.

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.

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.

Consumer Tips

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.

Retirement

The Where and the How of Senior Discounts

The later years of your life should be enjoyable as well as comfortable. For many seniors, however, funds are tight and their health is on the decline.

Fun Stuff

15 Tips to Help You Save Money

It is the goal of many Americans to save money. Unfortunately, we often are deeply in debt, not making enough money and have tastes that far exceed our budget.

Insurance

Insurance and Why You Need It

If you own a car you need insurance. If you own a house you need insurance. If you have health problems, you need insurance.

Consumer Tips

7 Simple Secrets for Saving More Money

Few of us have much money to spare, as we attempt to live within our means on what we make. With money so tight it is imperative that we find ways to save what we earn or we may soon find ourselves unable to provide even the basic necessities for our loved ones.

Loans

Personal Loans and How to Get One

Borrowing money isn’t difficult to do. It just so happens that the easiest ways for going into debt, such as a taking on a credit card cash advance or a payday loan, also come with the worst financing terms. Rely on either form of debt and you’ll be caught in a cycle of borrowing — and impoverished for it.

Consumer Tips

How to Earn Cash Fast

When you need money fast, do you borrow it? Sell something? Beg for it?

Travel Tips

Beach Rental Vacation Deals and How to Get Them

Unless you plan your vacation a year in advance, your chances of finding a beach rental vacation deal are slim at popular destinations. Virginia Beach, Myrtle Beach, Coronado Central Beach, and Hawaii’s Kauna’oa Bay are among the most popular beaches in the country, with demand far outstripping availability, thereby inflating vacation rental prices tremendously.

Retirement

Retire Early: You Can Make it Happen

It can happen. You can leave your career, retire, and enjoy a number of good years before you shed this mortal coil. A lot of Americans work past the “normal” retirement age of 65, either because they must or perhaps because they want to. Others leave early because of health matters.

Money News

Making Money the Flea Market Way

You’ve seen them near where you live and have likely shopped at one: flea markets. Typically, they’re outdoor markets where second-hand goods are bought and sold. The term is derived from a French term “marché aux puces” for a market that sells used goods that might contain fleas.