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Credit Cards

7 Credit Card Tips For Smart Consumers

When shopping for a new credit card it is important to keep a few things in mind. Opening up a new account can affect your credit and how you manage that credit can impact your credit score.

Consumer Financing

What You Need to Know About Your Credit Repair Company

Scores of companies want your business, enterprises that have been established to help consumers fix their credit. Such credit assistance companies can be beneficial for consumers that do not have the knowledge or time to manage their personal credit problems.

Tax Tips

12 Ways to Cut Your Taxes

Tweet Fortunately, there are numerous ways that you can ease your tax obligation — we will take a look at 12 of them here. 1. Deductions or itemizing — You

Money Management

Interview: Todd Tresidder on Financial Coaching

Tweet By Alex Levin As opposed to a financial adviser who specializes in the business of managing wealth that has already been accumulated, financial coaches help clients create wealth that

Money Management

How to Discover Your Risk Tolerance for Investing

Tweet By Bill Martin But no one can tell you what is too conservative or too risky for you. (It is literally against the law for anyone but you to

Consumer Tips

What To Ask of a Credit Counselor

Tweet Consumers who are in a financial bind may end up turning to a credit counselor for guidance. This can be an effective way to help beleaguered Americans get their

Consumer Tips Home Financing

Your Obligations May Not End With A Short Sale

Tweet For most Americans, these are certainly challenging times. Specifically, for the majority of people alive today, they have no remembrance of the last major recession, the sharp downturn of

Money Management

Take Control Of Your Housing Costs While You Can!

Tweet Friends of ours mentioned something about the economy in passing, a topic that is almost always too good to pass up. Or too hot to handle! Paying Their Mortgage

Home Buying Home Tips

Housing Silver Lining: Retirement Homes Are Cheaper

Tweet Our new president, Barack Hussein Obama, has declared that our country needs hope, a change in the way that we do things. Given the wholesale slaughter that the housing

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My Credit Card Was Canceled Without My Authorization!

Tweet You signed up for a credit card earlier in the year and have used it on a fairly regular basis. It has come in handy as you’ve used it

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Debt Solutions, Recession Style

Tweet We’re in a recession, we’re not in a recession. Depending on who you listen to and what barometer of measurement they use, we’ve either been in a recession since

Consumer Tips

During A Crisis, Mortgage Scammers Abound

Tweet When an economic crisis hits – whether personal or national – there is a certain group of people who come out of the woodwork, just like cockroaches, scammers who