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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. What are the most common reasons credit limit increase requests are declined?

    Learn about reasons why a request to increase the credit limit on a credit card may be declined, and find out which factors ...
  6. How do credit bureaus make money?

    Take a closer look at how credit bureaus make money, and learn about the kind of services they provide to both lenders and ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. What debts don't have a statute of limitations applied to them?

    Learn what it means to have a statute of limitations applied to a debt, and find out which debts typically do not have a ...
  12. What are some common catches that come with credit card reward programs?

    Read the fine print of credit card cash back rewards programs before assuming they are an easy way to cut down on credit ...
  13. What are the most common scams regarding Social Security benefits?

    Learn about some of the most common Social Security scams that occur by phone, email and direct mail, and how to recognize ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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.
  16. 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 ...
  17. Why are private student loans generally more expensive than federal loans?

    Make the right decision between a federal student loan and a private student loan when looking for financial aid for your ...
  18. Home Depot's Profitability: The Unvarnished Truth

    As long as people want to maintain and beautify their surroundings, Home Depot will continue to accommodate them — and at ...
  19. Where Unemployment Hits Hardest

    A look at the demographics of unemployment, and what that means for workers around the nation.
  20. Scoring A High-Paying Job In The Banking Industry

    Bankers have earned a reputation as people who get to enjoy the finer things in life. However, most of them are ordinary ...
  21. Dealing With An Underwater Mortgage During Divorce

    Going through a divorce is chaotic enough, but throw in a house with an underwater mortgage and things get particularly messy.
  22. Best Ways To Repair Your Credit Score

    Follow these 6 steps and you'll be on your way to a better credit score.
  23. How does a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) loan work?

    Discover some of the most common and useful ways to take out a loan from your Registered Retirement Savings Plan without ...
  24. How does taxation on life insurance for a qualified retirement plan work?

    Purchase life insurance in your qualified retirement plan using pre-tax dollars. Be aware of other ways that life insurance ...
  25. What is the tax rate of a Roth IRA if I withdraw it for the purchase of a house?

    Use your Roth IRA to fund the purchase of your first home, and learn how the distribution could qualify for a waiver of taxes ...
  26. How does a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan work?

    Learn how small businesses and their employees benefit from a Simplified Employee Pension, or SEP, IRA, and discover how ...
  27. How is the stock market affected by Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

    See why Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales numbers are considered to be important indicators for stock market activity throughout ...
  28. How can I use my Roth IRA savings to buy my first home?

    Use your Roth IRA to help fund the purchase of your first home, and find out about ways to access these funds even if you ...
  29. What should you consider before taking a loan on your Registered Retirement Savings ...

    Learn about the primary factors you should consider before deciding to take out a loan from your Registered Retirement Savings ...
  30. Can I invest my IRA in an entity, business or LLC?

    Explore different types of businesses, entities, corporations and limited liability companies, and the types IRA-eligible ...
  31. Can I obtain a Simple IRA if I am self-employed?

    Investing for retirement when self-employed can be in a SIMPLE IRA, a SEP IRA or a 401(k) plan, depending on the scenario ...
  32. How is an SBO-401(k) set up?

    Learn what a Small Business Owner 401(k) plan is and who is eligible to establish one. Find out what the IRS requires of ...
  33. What are some examples of how I could use my IRA savings for college?

    Use your traditional IRA for qualified college expenses for you or your family. The retirement funds can be used for books, ...
  34. 7 Ways To Save Money On Business Travel

    Business travel is soaring, especially in America. But though business travel is great for the economy, it's not so kind ...
  35. 10 Steps For First-Time Home Buyers

    It's probably the biggest purchase you've ever made. Here's exactly what to do to prepare yourself and get the best possible ...
  36. Credit Cards With Travel Insurance

    Some credit cards offer travel coverage, which may include trip cancellations, lost baggage and rental-car damages. Just ...
  37. 3 Money Moves To Make Before A Career Change

    One of the measures of a healthy economy is workers' confidence in their ability to leave a job and find other employment. ...
  38. What CEOs Actually Do

    CEOs are responsible for the overall operation of a business, and are usually elected by shareholders and the board of directors. ...
  39. 8 Common Refinance Mistakes

    As mortgage rates creep higher, there's still time to dump your mortgage rate for a lower one. But don't ruin your chance ...
  40. Flight Insurance Can Take The Worry Out Of Flying

    If paying for a missed flight or lost baggage is prohibitive, obtaining some flight insurance might just be a good idea.
  41. Is Cash Or Credit Better For European Trips?

    If you're traveling to Europe, make sure you have a widely accepted credit card that uses chip technology. It doesn't hurt ...
  42. 6 Ways To Jump-Start Your Savings Account

    While Americans have succeeded at paying some of their debt over the past years, the median household's savings have declined ...
  43. Insurance Myths Involve Houses, Cars & Big Crashes

    Any confusion over what to buy or how to use a product can end up being costly, but when it comes to insurance, misunderstandings ...
  44. When Is A Franchise The Right Investment For You?

    Do you have the right mix of credit, capital and business savvy to make you an ideal candidate for buying a franchise?
  45. Are You A Target For Identity Thieves?

    The Americans at highest risk for identity theft and identity fraud aren't the ones you most expect. See if you're on the ...
  46. Avoid Becoming An Identity Thief's Next Victim

    Use these 7 techniques to keep yourself under the radar and out of the way of identity thieves.
  47. One Reason Rates Are Likely To Remain Low For Long

    While I believe that the Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to begin raising rates sooner than the market expects, rates are ...
  48. Steps To Retiring With A Reverse Mortgage

    Follow this simple six-step guide to investigating a reverse mortgage. And be sure to compare it to other ways home equity ...
  49. Best Business Credit Cards

    Even the best business cards aren't all alike. Choose the card – or cards – with features that yield the most for how your ...
  50. What's an Acquisition?

    In corporate terms, an acquisition is the purchase of a company or the division of a company. Some acquisitions are paid ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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