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  • November 13, 2013

    We recently celebrated Veteran’s Day to honor the service to our country by millions of our Armed Forces personnel. But many recent veterans making the transition back into civilian life will struggle financially. Many have trouble even finding a...

  • November 6, 2013

    After making payments every month for the past 22 years, a good friend will achieve a major financial goal next month: he will be making his last mortgage payment. His house will be paid off, giving him complete ownership of his most important...

  • October 30, 2013

    One of the best and easiest ways to stay out of debt and reach your...

  • October 23, 2013

    A high credit score is important to me, so I check...

  • October 17, 2013

    I’ve been lucky enough to fall completely, madly in love. I remember my first love and how the world revolved around that person. I would do almost anything to make him happy, even if I didn’t agree with his choices. Now that I’...

  • October 10, 2013

    Almost no one starts reading about finance for pleasure. That would be like jumping into a pit full of venomous snakes just for kicks. Well… some people do that, but they're crazy, and there's a reason why there aren't very many of them. It's...

  • October 9, 2013

    You hear it from store clerks more than “Have a nice day.”

    Just apply for our store credit card, they say, and save 10 percent off your purchase today.

    Who doesn’t like a discount?

    The issue

    Americans love their plastic.

    ...

  • October 9, 2013

    When my daughter was sick a few weeks ago, the medicine her doctor prescribed smelled bad and tasted even worse. Like most children, she resisted at first, crying at the prospect of having to swallow the medicine. But after two days she was still...

  • October 9, 2013

    If a journalist makes a factual mistake, a newspaper will publish a correction within a day or two. But if a credit bureau publishes an error about you, the...

  • October 8, 2013

    They say money can’t buy you love, but it can certainly impact the health of your relationship. While there’s quite a bit of advice out there for managing money when you share a household, the issues become murkier when you are dating and living...