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  1. Is it possible to have a credit limit that's too high?
    Credit & Loans

    Is it possible to have a credit limit that's too high?

    Avoid these pitfalls when working with high credit limits, and learn how to increase your credit score by increasing your credit limit wisely.
  2. Can I keep my credit cards after filing bankruptcy?
    Credit & Loans

    Can I keep my credit cards after filing bankruptcy?

    Learn what happens to your credit cards after you file bankruptcy, and see when it might be possible to keep your card after the bankruptcy is over.
  3. What are the benefits and advantages of the Teacher Retirement ...
    Retirement

    What are the benefits and advantages of the Teacher Retirement ...

    Learn about some of the primary benefits of a teacher retirement system and what similarities it has with other types of employer retirement plans.
  4. How do I get information about my bankruptcy case?
    Credit & Loans

    How do I get information about my bankruptcy case?

    Learn about different places to search when seeking information about an individual's bankruptcy. Learn about Public Access to Court Electronic Records.
  5. Will using an overdraft hurt my credit score?
    Credit & Loans

    Will using an overdraft hurt my credit score?

    Find out if overdrafting a bank account hurts a credit score, how reporting is handled and if a consumer is able to dispute the information.
  6. How long does information stay on my credit report?
    Credit & Loans

    How long does information stay on my credit report?

    Understand how long different types of information stay on your individual or business credit report according to the rules of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  7. What credit card fees are tax deductible?
    Credit & Loans

    What credit card fees are tax deductible?

    Learn about some of the unexpected tax deductions for fees incurred through credit card purchases for both individuals and businesses.
  8. Can I use credit cards that are on a debt management program?
    Credit & Loans

    Can I use credit cards that are on a debt management program?

    Learn how to find out if you can keep, use or apply for credit cards while on a debt management program and what kinds of plans allow for card use.
  9. What are the differences between a Pay As You Go plan and ...
    Retirement

    What are the differences between a Pay As You Go plan and ...

    Compare a 401(k) plan with a pay-as-you-go pension plan; both offer investment flexibility and control by the participant but have a few slight differences.
  10. Does bankruptcy information go on the public record?
    Personal Finance

    Does bankruptcy information go on the public record?

    Learn about the public record and whether or not bankruptcy documents are included. Explore situations where certain bankruptcy documents may be sealed.
  11. Why are there three national credit bureaus?
    Credit & Loans

    Why are there three national credit bureaus?

    Discover why "big three" credit bureaus Experian, TransUnion and Equifax dominate the credit reporting market and how they gather information.
  12. How will accepting a higher credit card limit affect my ...
    Credit & Loans

    How will accepting a higher credit card limit affect my ...

    Find out if accepting a higher limit on a credit card impacts credit score and how that impact affects one's overall credit situation.
  13. If a collection agency buys my debt from another agency, ...
    Credit & Loans

    If a collection agency buys my debt from another agency, ...

    Find out what happens when your debt account is sold from one collection agency to another and the impact on your balance and the statute of limitations.
  14. How long do typical debt management plans take to pay off ...
    Credit & Loans

    How long do typical debt management plans take to pay off ...

    Find out more about how debt management plans are administered and what circumstances determine how long a management plan is likely to last.
  15. How are Pay As You Go pension plan benefits taxed?
    Retirement

    How are Pay As You Go pension plan benefits taxed?

    Discover how the IRS treats pay-as-you-go pension plan benefits that are received as income in retirement, both for Social Security and for employer plans.
  16. What are some signs my credit card's annual fee is too high?
    Credit & Loans

    What are some signs my credit card's annual fee is too high?

    Learn about annual credit card fees, interest rates, introductory rates, balance transfers and member programs available to borrowers with good credit.
  17. Do unpaid medical bills appear on my credit report?
    Credit & Loans

    Do unpaid medical bills appear on my credit report?

    Find out if an unpaid medical bill can be reported to a credit bureau, if it affects your credit score and when it is turned over to collections.
  18. Do I need to know all three of my credit scores?
    Credit & Loans

    Do I need to know all three of my credit scores?

    Find out why it is important to know all three of your credit scores and how these scores can affect credit approvals for various big events in life.
  19. When does the statute of limitations clock start on my debts?
    Credit & Loans

    When does the statute of limitations clock start on my debts?

    Learn how states treat statutes of limitation on consumer debts, and find out what it means if the statute of limitations on your debt expires.
  20. Credit & Loans

    How does debt consolidation lower my monthly payments?

    Find out how combining your debts into a single debt consolidation loan might actually lower the total amount you have to pay each month.
  21. When is revenue recognized under accrual accounting?
    Fundamental Analysis

    When is revenue recognized under accrual accounting?

    Discover how to report revenue under the accrual method of accounting and why a firm recognizes revenue even when cash has not been received.
  22. Investing

    Can a business charge me an extra fee for paying with my ...

    Learn about credit card surcharges by retailers, in which states this practice is permitted and the judicial decision that brought this practice into being.
  23. Credit & Loans

    How long does it take for items to show up on my credit ...

    Find out how long missed payments, collections and requests for credit take to show up on a credit report and how often most lenders report to credit bureaus.
  24. Credit & Loans

    How often is my credit score updated?

    Discover how often credit bureaus update credit scores, change credit information and receive updates from lending agencies thanks to automated technology.
  25. Credit & Loans

    What debts don't have a statute of limitations applied to ...

    Learn what it means to have a statute of limitations applied to a debt, and find out which debts typically do not have a time limit for legal collection.
  26. Taxes

    Are debt-consolidation loans tax deductible?

    Learn about consolidating debt and whether the interest payments on your debt consolidation loan can be deducted from your taxes.
  27. Retirement

    How do I apply for Social Security retirement benefits?

    Understand the process of applying for Social Security benefits, the kinds of information and documentation you need, and what happens after application.
  28. Retirement

    What is the maximum I can receive from my Social Security ...

    Understand the maximum Social Security benefit amount for someone retiring in 2014 at full retirement age and the basics of how benefit amounts are calculated.
  29. Savings

    Why should I register a prepaid credit card?

    Explore reasons why registering a prepaid credit card is a good idea. Learn about protection if the card is lost or stolen and facilitating online payments.
  30. Credit & Loans

    Does cosigning a loan affect a credit score?

    Find out what can happen to a credit score when a cosignor must take over a debt that he or she cannot afford and what collection activities can occur.
  31. Credit & Loans

    What debts can I discharge when filing for bankruptcy?

    Discover which types of debt can be discharged through a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and which debts require an exception from the bankruptcy court.
  32. Credit & Loans

    Is the interest on a home equity line of credit (HELOC) ...

    Learn the advantages of using a home equity line of credit, and find out how these low-rate loans also qualify for a tax deduction for the interest you pay.
  33. Retirement

    How do I track my pending application for Social Security ...

    Understand the simplest way to follow up on your Social Security benefits application and the basics of eligibility and payment scheduling.
  34. Retirement

    Must I pay Social Security taxes on my earnings after full ...

    Paying Social Security contributions continues even past reaching full retirement age, but that can increase future Social Security retirement benefits.
  35. Credit & Loans

    What fees usually come with prepaid credit cards?

    Choose a prepaid debit card with a fee structure that doesn't eat away at the existing balance by considering how you intend to use it the most.
  36. Credit & Loans

    Do inquiries for preapproved offers affect my credit score?

    Find out what types of inquiries are on a credit report, if they affect a credit score and how much a score is affected by these credit report requests.
  37. Retirement

    How are payments calculated on a Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)?

    Learn what factors are considered when calculating your Canada Pension Plan retirement benefits, and discover how to get an estimate of future benefits.
  38. Credit & Loans

    What debt cannot be discharged when filing for bankruptcy?

    See what kinds of debts cannot be discharged through a bankruptcy and which debts are very difficult to discharge unless an exception is granted.
  39. Credit & Loans

    Does interest on my student loan accumulate during forbearance?

    Learn the differences between student loan deferment and forbearance and how interest accumulates on the principal loan balance with each type.
  40. Retirement

    How soon do I need to start my application for Social Security ...

    Understand when to apply for Social Security benefits and when you can expect to receive monthly payments based on age and date of birth.
  41. Retirement

    Are Social Security benefits affected by unemployment benefits?

    Find out if Social Security benefits are affected by unemployment benefits, and if so, how much this benefit can be reduced by this program.
  42. Credit & Loans

    What information do lenders need when I apply for a credit ...

    Increase your credit limit by making sure your current credit is paid on time and by paying the largest amount you can afford each month.
  43. Credit & Loans

    Why don't I have a credit score?

    Learn about some of the reasons why you might not have a credit score, and find out how you can build a good credit score for yourself.
  44. Retirement

    What are the rules and restrictions on a Spousal IRA?

    Learn about the rules pertaining to spousal individual retirement account contribution and income limits. Find different ways to employ tax-advantaged growth.
  45. Credit & Loans

    What property / belongings can I keep after filing bankruptcy?

    Discover which types of property you can keep after filing bankruptcy by listing them as exempt from normal liquidation proceedings.
  46. Credit & Loans

    Is the interest on my student loan tax deductible on my ...

    Find out how you can deduct interest payments for qualified student loans from your income taxes, and learn about restrictions placed on those deductions.
  47. Retirement

    Are my Social Security Benefits reduced if I receive extra ...

    Understand the effect collecting a pension can have on your Social Security benefits, depending on whether you were employed in the private or public sector.
  48. Retirement

    Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement plans work together.
  49. Credit & Loans

    Are secured credit cards accepted everywhere?

    Repair a damaged credit history or establish one by opening a secured credit card account with a collateral deposit into an approved savings account.
  50. Personal Finance

    What is the average salary for an accountant?

    Learn about the average salaries of various accounting positions, and see the difference that an accounting degree makes in attaining higher wages.
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