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  1. How To Delay Foreclosure

    How To Delay Foreclosure

    While losing a home can be a traumatic event for you and your family, it's best to find ethical means of delaying or avoiding ...
  2. 2011: The Year Of Fees

    2011: The Year Of Fees

    The recession didn't stop major banks and airlines from trying to impose extra fees on Americans.
  3. Don't Let Foreclosed Homes Ruin Your Neighborhood

    Don't Let Foreclosed Homes Ruin Your Neighborhood

    Empty homes in your neighborhood aren't just eyesores - they can affect the value of your property.
  4. Mobile Payments Could Replace Cash By 2016

    Mobile Payments Could Replace Cash By 2016

    Could paper money be replaced by mobile payments in the near future?
  5. 5 Ways To Avoid The Middle Seat On The Airplane

    5 Ways To Avoid The Middle Seat On The Airplane

    You can purchase tickets on the same airline to get a higher status, use the internet or take advantage of business class ...
  6. How To Get A Credit Card Despite Bad Credit

    How To Get A Credit Card Despite Bad Credit

    Prepaid credit cards and secured credit cards are both excellent options for getting a credit card despite having a poor ...
  7. Remember Your 3 Important Credit Scores? Now It's 4

    Remember Your 3 Important Credit Scores? Now It's 4

    CoreLogic is the newest credit reporting agency. Its reports will include activity that the big three agencies don't track, ...
  8. Use Real Estate To Put Off Tax Bills

    Use Real Estate To Put Off Tax Bills

    Find out how you can build wealth and reduce your taxes.
  9. 3 Ways To Value Real Estate Investments

    3 Ways To Value Real Estate Investments

    Investing in income-generating real estate involves market data and a degree of subjectivity.
  10. Avoid The Generation Debt Trap

    Avoid The Generation Debt Trap

    There is a worldwide generation of young, educated individuals mired in unmanageable debt. Find out why.
  11. How To Transfer Your Homeowners Policy To Your New Home

    How To Transfer Your Homeowners Policy To Your New Home

    Home insurance policies need to be rewritten when you move. Here are the steps you need to follow to do so.
  12. The Downsides Of Debit Cards

    The Downsides Of Debit Cards

    The convenience of debit cards makes them a popular method of payment, but here are some downsides to consider.
  13. How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your IRA?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your IRA?

    Since 2005, money in your IRA can be protected if you are forced to file for bankruptcy.
  14. How To Get Rid Of Your Ex-Spouse's Debts

    How To Get Rid Of Your Ex-Spouse's Debts

    Divorce is hard enough without one spouse abusing the financial end of the relationship. Find out how to protect your finances. ...
  15. The Pros And Cons Of Buying Distressed Property

    The Pros And Cons Of Buying Distressed Property

    Real estate bargains abound, but is buying a distressed property more trouble than it's worth?
  16. Why You Should Stick With The Big Banks

    Why You Should Stick With The Big Banks

    Big doesn't always mean bad. We tell you four reasons why.
  17. How To Manage And Consolidate Your Own Debt

    How To Manage And Consolidate Your Own Debt

    With debt management services costing a lot of money, this article looks at why it is better to manage your own financial ...
  18. FHA Money Trouble Causes Concern For Homebuyers

    FHA Money Trouble Causes Concern For Homebuyers

    The FHA says it's operating in the black, but reports say otherwise. If it goes bankrupt, what will the repercussions be? ...
  19. 3 Steps To A Financially-Sound 2012

    3 Steps To A Financially-Sound 2012

    With rising disposable income levels, the coming year is the best time to get your finances in order. Find out how.
  20. 5 Ways Your Debt-Relief Firm Is Scamming You

    5 Ways Your Debt-Relief Firm Is Scamming You

    Find out how you can tell if a debt-relief company is ripping you off.
  21. College Loans: Private Vs. Federal

    College Loans: Private Vs. Federal

    Not all student loans are the same. Know what you're getting into before signing on the dotted line.
  22. Why You Should Wait To Buy A House

    Why You Should Wait To Buy A House

    Here is a review of current economic factors and price trends that suggest the bottom has not yet been reached in the housing ...
  23. Tax Deductions On Mortgage Interest

    Tax Deductions On Mortgage Interest

    If you're a homeowner, this is one item you want to understand and use on your return.
  24. Best Credit Cards For Holiday Shopping

    Best Credit Cards For Holiday Shopping

    Many credit cards offer some sort of bonus when you sign up for the card. Here are some of the best deals.
  25. How Much Do You Need To Spend To Earn Credit Card Points?

    How Much Do You Need To Spend To Earn Credit Card Points?

    You're always going to have to spend money. So why not get something back? We look at how often you have to make purchases ...
  26. 3 Essential Personal Finance Resolutions

    3 Essential Personal Finance Resolutions

    We offer three potential New Year's resolutions that may help you to enjoy a financially rewarding year.
  27. Rewards Credit Cards That Give Back The Most

    Rewards Credit Cards That Give Back The Most

    There are many different types of rewards offered by credit card companies. Here are some examples, and the best ways to ...
  28. Facing Co-Op Bankruptcy

    Facing Co-Op Bankruptcy

    Co-op investors can often be penalized for other people's actions. Read on to learn about the most common types of co-op ...
  29. Redefining The American Dream

    Redefining The American Dream

    Here is a realistic look at the "American Dream," based on your potential instead of an impossible ideal.
  30. How HELOCs Can Hurt You

    How HELOCs Can Hurt You

    A home equity line of credit is a convenient way to borrow money. But, there are things to be cautious about before you get ...
  31. How Being A Student Saves You Money

    How Being A Student Saves You Money

    We list seven ways you can keep cash in your pocket as a student.
  32. Student Loan Rules You Should Know About

    Student Loan Rules You Should Know About

    Before signing your student loan documents, you should know about these changes for 2012.
  33. How To Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

    How To Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

    When traveling this holiday season, use these tips to protect yourself from identity theft while on the road.
  34. Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?

    Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?

    Take the mystery out of credit scores by learning the most important ways it can impact your life.
  35. 5 Overlooked Vacation-Planning Tips

    5 Overlooked Vacation-Planning Tips

    As fun as vacations are, planning for them can be stressful. Here are some tips to help you avoid that stress.
  36. New Wheels: Lease Or Buy?

    New Wheels: Lease Or Buy?

    These two major ways to obtain a car have very different advantages and drawbacks. Find out which is best for you.
  37. 4 Ways To Get The Most From Your Credit Cards This Cyber Monday

    4 Ways To Get The Most From Your Credit Cards This Cyber Monday

    Before you check out, make sure you're not leaving rewards on the table.
  38. How Social Media Can Help Consumers Save Money

    How Social Media Can Help Consumers Save Money

    Social media can be used as an effective consumer tool that can help users save money.
  39. What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

    What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

    Having your identity stolen is a nightmare. If you are ever faced with the situation, use these steps to alleviate the problem. ...
  40. Is Identity Theft Still An Issue?

    Is Identity Theft Still An Issue?

    It's all but disappeared from the news, but can we claim victory against identity theft?
  41. 3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

    3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

    A better credit score can improve your financial future. How can you improve your score?
  42. 10 Ways To Reach The Top 1%

    10 Ways To Reach The Top 1%

    You might not make it to the top 1% but these 10 small economic changes might get you well on your way.
  43. Insuring Federal Housing Authority Mortgages

    Insuring Federal Housing Authority Mortgages

    This insurance has an edge over private mortgage insurance. Find out why.
  44. 4 Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit

    4 Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit

    It's important to maintain a good credit score. Discover what could be lowering it, without your knowledge.
  45. How To Finance Your Studies Abroad

    How To Finance Your Studies Abroad

    Studying abroad is a goal for many, but it can often be expensive. Find out why you don't have to spend all of your savings ...
  46. Mortgages: How Much Can You Afford?

    Mortgages: How Much Can You Afford?

    Answering this means number-crunching as well as factoring in other considerations and expenses.
  47. What Credit Score Should You Have?

    What Credit Score Should You Have?

    We break down credit scores by age to see what your score should be and how it will affect your major purchases.
  48. How To Travel During Holidays With Frequent-Flier Miles

    How To Travel During Holidays With Frequent-Flier Miles

    Frequent flier miles can be a great boon for your budget. Learn how many you need to travel over the holidays.
  49. The Banking System

    The Banking System

    Banks have been with us as long as money. Here is a detailed breakdown of how banks and the banking system work.
  50. Investing In Credit Card Companies

    Investing In Credit Card Companies

    This investment requires keeping an eye on consumer indexes and the overall health of the economy.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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