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5 Things to Never Put on a Credit Card

When used wisely, a credit card is a valuable financial tool that can help build and maintain good credit. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to fall back on credit cards as a means of paying for thin...


Rent-to-Own

The True Cost of Renting to Own

You have probably seen commercials or received mailers from rent-to-own furniture and appliance stores promising to rent you the latest and greatest models of popular electronics, furniture and applia...


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Dealing with Debt as You Approach Retirement

Whether your vision of retirement includes traveling the world on a whim, spending endless days on the golf course, or simply relaxing and indulging in all the pastimes you never had time to pursue wh...


Credit Card Rewards

Make the Most of Credit Card Rewards

When used wisely, a credit card that offers perks and rewards can be a beneficial financial tool. But to make a rewards card worthwhile, you need to understand what you’re getting into and how to ma...


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Smart Money Moves Following a Raise

Being recognized for your hard work by receiving a raise is one of the best feelings there is. But it’s what you do next that will have an impact on your financial future. Many people see getting a ...


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5 Money Moves You’ll Regret

We have all made mistakes with money at some point in our lives. But there are some financial decisions that are best to avoid at all costs. They are things that can not only affect your finances toda...


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The Lost Art of Making Do

These days, anything we need (or think we need), is only a few taps of an app away. It’s certainly convenient, but that convenience comes with a price in the form of overspending and impulse buying....


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How to Save on Spring Gardening

March is National Nutrition Month, which means it’s a perfect time to talk about saving money on healthy eating. One way to do that is by planting your own garden. The National Gardening Association...