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  1. Ask Yourself These Retirement Questions Before It's Too Late

    When planning for retirement, these questions will help you understand if you're prepared.
  2. Homeowners, Beware These Scams!

    If you're in a pinch for money, you're the prime target for con artists and thieves.
  3. Things To Consider Before Retiring Abroad

    Before you retire to your dream destination, consider important factors such as banking, healthcare and purchasing power ...
  4. Real Estate Traps To Avoid

    Here are some tips to help you make sure you don't fall victim to these real estate pitfalls.
  5. What To Buy Right Now

    Read on to find out why March is a good time to buy that snowboard you've been eyeing for a while.
  6. Good Debt Vs. Bad Debt

    Is there really such a thing as good debt and bad debt? Read on to find out.
  7. Credit Scores And Your Mortgage Payment: It Matters

    Your credit score can have a huge impact on your mortgage payments. Here are some reasons why.
  8. Permanent Life Policies: Whole Vs. Universal

    If you're looking for life-long security, choosing between these two is the key.
  9. When Life Insurance Isn't Worth It

    So, you're thinking about buying life insurance, but do you really need it?
  10. 3 Women Who Changed The Way We Look At Finances

    Even though the household budget was a woman's job, these women are bringing it to everybody's attention.
  11. Female CEOs Who Climbed The Corporate Ladder

    These women climbed the ladder and broke the glass ceiling.
  12. Should You Bite On Dental Insurance?

    Don't pay for a plan that won't cover your pearly whites when you need it to.
  13. Golden Opportunity For Real Estate Investors

    There's a pilot program in the works to have more rental properties. Read on to see how you can get in on it.
  14. 5 Popular Tax Scams For 2012

    The IRS already knows about these scams, so if you think you can use them to save on taxes, think again.
  15. Look Beyond Pay For Greater Job Satisfaction

    These four stories show that a salary increase may not be your ticket to happiness.
  16. The Oddest Houses You Can Rent Or Buy

    Converted schoolhouses, box bungalows and cohousing are just three places you can reside other than a typical house, condo ...
  17. The Complete Guide To Real Estate Renting

    Everything you need to know about renting property.
  18. 5 Little-Known Tax Deductions And Credits

    Declaring noncash donations and volunteer work expenditures are just some of the lesser-known ways to reduce your taxes. ...
  19. Finance Tips For Single Women

    Don't bend to the old convention or be a statistic. Take control of your financial well-being today. It's not too late!
  20. Services That Health Insurers Often Decline

    Learning how to navigate health insurance pitfalls will make you a more educated healthcare consumer.
  21. Are You Protected If Your Insurance Company Goes Belly-Up?

    Consumer protection against insurance company failures actually falls into the hands of state governments. How much protection ...
  22. What Debt Collectors Can And Cannot Do

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act now regulates the actions and behaviors of debt collectors in order to protect you.
  23. 6 Ways To Boost Your Human Capital

    Don't wait to increase your wealth. Start with these six tips today!
  24. Options For When You Can No Longer Afford Your Car

    If you have more car than you can afford, here are four ways to deal with this "debt on wheels."
  25. 4 Ways To Make Money During Retirement

    Tutoring and working as a handyman are just some of the ways retirees can apply their knowledge and skills to earn some extra ...
  26. 3 Things For Couples To Consider Before Buying A House

    Couples have certain advantages over individuals when it comes this purchase. Be sure to look at your future home as an investment.
  27. Should I pay my mortgage with my credit card to earn credit card rewards?

    Paying a large, recurring bill with a credit card certainly sounds like a smart way to maximize the points, cash back or ...
  28. Making Sure Your Jewelry Is Insured

    Homeowners insurance only covers so much - find out how to make sure your jewelry is covered for theft, loss and damage. ...
  29. What Happens When You Can't Pay Your Taxes?

    Don't try to run from the tax man. Here are some tips that can help you out.
  30. Insuring A Credit Card Against Job Loss

    Involuntary unemployment credit card insurance may help if you're laid off, but it may just help your credit card company. ...
  31. Should You Open A Joint Bank Account?

    Joint finances may not be romantic, but it's an issue that serious long-term couples will have to confront at some point.
  32. Top 5 Apps For Job Seekers

    E-recruitment is becoming increasingly popular; find out about five apps to streamline your application process.
  33. A Guide To Corporate Social Media

    Using social media can help get your company or product out there. Read on to learn about some helpful tips.
  34. Reasons To Avoid Facebook

    If you think you'll be able to get in on Facebook's stock, you should think again.
  35. How Many Months Of Taxes Do You Need In An Escrow Account?

    Discvover how many months of taxes you need in an escrow account, and how you'll need to fund the account at closing.
  36. Job Qualifications You Need In 2012

    The U.S. economy is recovering, so we discuss the merits of academic and non-academic education in 2012.
  37. How To Make Money Right Out Of College

    These are the tops majors that will lead to high-paying jobs.
  38. Financial Careers Without A College Degree

    Credentials like on-the-job experience and licenses can be much more important for some financial careers.
  39. 20 Tax Changes You Need To Know About

    Don't miss out on the tax changes. Here's a list that you need to know about.
  40. Affordable Healthcare Act 101: What To Expect Now And Later

    Here are how things will change, and what will happen when everyone is required to have health insurance.
  41. Additional Streams Of Income For Seniors

    Find out how a reverse mortgage can work in your favor during retirement.
  42. When Paying Down Debt Doesn't Make Sense

    Learn how to know when you should pay off a debt or add to your savings.
  43. Why The Credit Score You Buy Differs From The Lender Score

    It takes many people by surprise when they purchase credit scores and find the lender's credit score disclosure does not ...
  44. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

    Don't get caught losing the files on your computer. Here are some insurance policies to think about.
  45. 5 Careers That Are Disappearing

    Understanding labor trends can help college students decide on majors and businesses choose strategic direction.
  46. A 1099 Crash Course For 2012

    Learn about the new 1099 requirements and how these changes will affect your online transactions.
  47. Why Athletes Go Broke

    We look at famous athletes that went bust, and see what we can learn from their mistakes.
  48. When It's Right To Leave Your Job

    Whether it's not having enough opportunities or poor health, there are many reasons to leave a job.
  49. Money Saving Tips For College Students

    Renting texbooks and getting a job are just two of the many ways you can start reducing your post-graduation debt.
  50. Top Female Executives And CEOs

    Even though women are still outnumbered in the business world, here are few that you should know about.
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