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5 Ways to Save on Summer Driving

With the first long weekend of the summer just a few days away, it’s the perfect time to talk about how to save on summer driving. Whether you’re planning a road trip or just driving around town t...


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These Graduation Gifts are Better than Cash

College graduation season is in full swing, which means giving graduation gifts. If you’re confounded by what today’s graduates want or need, it’s tempting fall back on the old stand-by and give...


What You Need to Know About Pawn Shops

Pawn Shops: What You Need to Know

Pawn shops were once thought of as a last resort for consumers experiencing cash flow issues. But, with the rise in popularity of reality shows such as Pawn Stars and Hardcore Pawn, the idea of going ...


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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...