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  1. How To Take A Corporate Approach To Personal Finance

    These tips and tricks are used by large companies and can be applied to your own personal finances.
  2. Store Credit Cards: Do The Incentives Pay Off?

    Check out the pros and cons behind store credit cards; they might actually help you save money.
  3. 5 Ways To Avoid Foreclosure

    If you go into default on your mortgage payments, don't worry, there are still ways to save your home.
  4. Budget Basics For College Students

    Responsibly managing limited funds in college can be the difference between having a fun and being cash-strapped.
  5. The Nation's Mortgage Horror Stories

    A certain number of errors is understandable given the volume of foreclosures and repossessions handled by lenders, but many ...
  6. Debt Settlement Arrangements And Your Credit Score

    The debt settlement process is not for everyone and can further damage your credit score. However, it can prevent the debt ...
  7. Why You Shouldn't Trust Ratings From Rating Agencies

    When the U.S. debt was downgraded, what does that really mean?
  8. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    Don't let buying a home bust your budget. Make sure the house you choose is worth the price you pay.
  9. The Most Effective Way To Eliminate Debt

    Get out of debt quick with these tips.
  10. How To Get A Cheaper Mortgage

    For many people, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll ever make. Naturally, getting the best rate on a mortgage ...
  11. 5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Credit

    These five tips will have you on your way to a stronger credit score and better rates.
  12. Paying For College In An Economic Downturn

    There are many ways to fund a child's education including loans, scholarships, grants and protecting your investments.
  13. 5 Alternatives To Expensive Textbooks

    Textbooks cost students a lot of money. Here are a few alternatives to these pricey purchases.
  14. Buying Foreclosures At A Bargain Price

    Learn how to buy a foreclosed home at a discount.
  15. Free Credit Reports And Credit Scores That Aren't Free

    Before you order a credit report or credit score, find out what the catch is with these "free" services?
  16. 4 Financial Liabilities Young Adults Should Avoid

    If you are starting out, and trying to save money, consider these liabilities that might hinder your saving and budgeting ...
  17. Fund Your Schooling With PLUS Loans

    Find out what they and are whether you're eligible to apply for these no-maximum loans.
  18. How Do Your Finances Stack Up?

    We look at the average consumer numbers, so you can get some perspective on how you spend your hard-earned dollars.
  19. Best Loyalty Programs For 2011

    What makes Discover, Ebates and other companies stand out?
  20. 10 Bank-Breaking Money Myths

    Just because a belief is common, doesn't mean that it's true. Here we separate fact from fiction.
  21. Mortgage Refinancing: Finding the Right Lender

    Refinancing your mortgage has never been easier with the range of lenders and access to information that are available to ...
  22. The Best And Worst Times (Financially) To Get Divorced

    Divorce is rarely financially advantageous to either party. There are times, however, when it can have an even deeper impact ...
  23. Budgeting While You're In College

    Test your money management skills as you work your way through university.
  24. Why Card-Specific Discounts Don't Work

    There is a healthy way to use store credit and debit cards. Read on to find out how.
  25. 3 Important Credit Score Factors

    These 3 factors have a huge impact on your credit score. Find out what they are.
  26. 10 Considerations For Using Your Credit Card Abroad

    Credit cards can be the best item you pack when traveling, just make sure that you are taking the right card that suits your ...
  27. Real Estate Indicators For Prospective Homebuyers

    If you want to buy a home but you’re holding out until market conditions show signs of improvement, housing indicators can ...
  28. Make A Risk-Based Mortgage Decision

    Find out how to choose which mortgage style is right for you.
  29. The Island Approach To Credit Card Use

    The Island Approach can help you get out of debt and maximize your rewards. Find out how you can use this method.
  30. An Introduction To Stafford Loans

    Stafford loans provide student funding that a majority of people can easily access. Find out if you qualify.
  31. 4 Reasons Not To Refinance Your Home

    Interest rates are still extremely low, but they aren't expected to stay there for long. Should you refinance before it's ...
  32. How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

    National stats indicate most consumers have three or more cards - are you one of them?
  33. Credit Cards: Should You Ever Pay An Annual Fee?

    Most of the time, it doesn’t make sense to pay an annual fee for a credit card. Here are some circumstances when it does. ...
  34. 7 Ways Using Your Credit Card Can Save On Summer Travel

    No matter how you plan to get to your destination, the secret to cutting your costs lies in using your credit cards.
  35. The Truth About Credit Card Swipe Fees

    Swipe fee legislation will only have a small effect on profit margins for merchants and little to no effect on prices.
  36. 8 Considerations For Using Your Credit Card Abroad

    How to choose the right credit card to take on your next international trip and what to expect when you use it.
  37. 6 Late-Stage Retirement Catch-Up Tactics

    It's not too late, but if you want to retire comfortably you'll have to be aggressive.
  38. Declare Your Own Financial Independence Day

    Financial independence is not easy, but it is there for the taking with hard work and careful planning.
  39. 7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

    Don't let the excitement of owning your own home lead you to make bad financial decisions.
  40. An Introduction To Buying A Condominium

    This real estate investment provides unique advantages - and challenges.
  41. 7 Ways To Expand Your Home-Based Business

    These tips can help you take your small business to the next level.
  42. 7 Ways To Get Through Grad School Debt-Free

    As if figuring out what to take in school isn't hard enough, you also have to find a way to pay for it.
  43. How To Afford A Second Home

    Saving enough to buy a vacation home involves some unique considerations including a big down payment and more lending hurdles. ...
  44. Keeping Your Student Loans In Check

    For this year's grads, now is the time to think about the future, but it's also time to think about repaying those student ...
  45. How To Get A No-Down-Payment Mortgage

    It's harder to find, but you can still buy a home without any money down.
  46. Unclaimed Scholarships: Get Your Share

    These obscure scholarships often have thousands of dollars in unclaimed money, due to their restrictive eligibility requirements. ...
  47. Developing A Debt Plan

    What steps do we need to take to get ourselves out of debt?
  48. A Post-Graduation Financial Plan

    You've graduated; now what? It's time to organize your student debt, as well as create a budget taking into consideration ...
  49. 5 Jobs With High Salary, Low Education

    These careers only require an Associate's degree or less, but they bring in a good-sized paycheck.
  50. Do You Need A Home Warranty?

    A home warranty may sound like a great form of protection against expensive, unforeseen home repairs. But is it worth it? ...
  51. 6 Ways To Cut The Cost Of Your Car Loan

    It's not cheap to own a car these days, especially if you have to borrow to make it happen. These tips will make sure you ...
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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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