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Tools For Teaching Your Child to Save Money

It is great for a child to have a special place to keep all the money he saves - like a glass jar or a bank. But when your child has saved up a bit of money it is a great time to teach them about how .
(January 14, 2009)
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Preparing For Your Retirement - How Crucial it Is

There was a time when people did not fully understand how crucial it was for them to be prepared for their retirement. Today others are taking a lesson from their mistakes. Now people understand that .
(December 18, 2008)
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Financial Planning - Don't Make it More Difficult Than ..

There are many television programs on today regarding financial planning. These programs usually give good advice that can be used in your life to improve your financial situation. Usually the ..
(October 20, 2008)
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Advantages of Acquiring a Home Equity Loan

Did you realize that you most likely have a home equity line of credit? It is common for people to be unaware of this fact or the advantages such a line of credit may offer as opposed to others. ..
(October 20, 2008)
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Free Debt Consolidation Quote

It is so easy to get into debt up to your eyeballs. Once you are in too deep it is hard to get yourself out. Sometimes people need a little help with the high interest debt. Getting a consolidation ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Small Scale Business Credit Card

Sometimes small businesses do not have the money or credit to support all of their business needs. You need to have money to make money and with a small business credit card, businesses will be able ..
(September 28, 2008)
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Unsecured Credit Card

An unsecured credit card is when you obtain credit without having to have money deposited into a savings or checking account. These types of credit cards do not require you to have a minimum balance ..
(September 28, 2008)
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Online Debt Consolidation Loan

Debt can be a stressful thing and hard for you to get under control by yourself. There are some people who can get a hold of their debt problems. They can work it out on their own and some people ..
(October 01, 2008)
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Financial Planning Help - Control Your Shopping Sprees

One of the lessons of sound financial planning is that we must learn not to spend more than we earn. It can be hard to do. Most of us need emergency financial planning help in this area. We succumb ..
(October 01, 2008)
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Benefits of Having an IRA

The amount of debt you carry will adversely affect the amount of money are able to save. When you are buried in debt you are making payments to interest that could be going toward your savings. You ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Should You Refinance Your Home?

There are many possible benefits to refinancing your home. If you have earned equity in your home a refinance can allow you to draw on some of that equity to make improvements on your home or ..
(September 13, 2008)
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9 Simple Steps to Beat Credit Card Debt

Everyone wants to know how to beat credit card debt, well, here's how I do it. . . I've put together a 9-step system for dealing with credit card debt. Actually, not just credit card debt, but any ..
(September 14, 2008)
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The Hidden Costs of Filing Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a means to get out of debt. Some feel that it is a quick escape from mounding debt, and they make it their number one option. However, bankruptcy is no little thing and should be ..
(September 15, 2008)
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Secured and Unsecured Loans - Which is Better?

Secured loans and unsecured loans have positive and negative aspects both for lender and borrower. What are some of these aspects? What is the difference between a secured loan and an unsecured loan? .
(September 15, 2008)
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How Interest Rates Are Affected by Inflation

Inflation results in the decrease of the value of the dollar. That means that in the financing market, borrowers are more inclined to borrow money, but lenders are less inclined to make loans. A ..
(September 15, 2008)
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I'm Over My Head in Debt! What Can I Do?

Are you over your head in debt? This has become a widespread problem in recent years. It can be traced back to the fact that many people are quick to assume large sums of debt on their credit cards ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Debt Checklist - Are You Carrying More Debt Than You Should?

The amount of debt that a person can comfortably handle is of course as varied as people's individual circumstances. However there are some guidelines to consider when determining how much debt you ..
(September 16, 2008)
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The Debt R-E-D-U-C-T-I-O-N System - A Proven Method to Wipe ..

Be honest - are you one of those people who charged up too much stuff and now you're trying to find the best way to wipe out credit card debt? Don't beat yourself up about it - there are literally ..
(September 08, 2008)
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The Real Difference Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

When bankruptcy becomes a necessity because of a bad financial situation, an individual will have to determine whether they should file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Understanding the ..
(August 12, 2008)
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The Real Secret to Quickly Changing Your Attitude About Money

A person's spending habits are usually set by the attitude they have towards money. And in this world, there are people who save, there are people who spend, and everything in between. Changing your ..
(August 13, 2008)
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How to Get Beyond Bankruptcy

You may have had to file for bankruptcy because of events that have affected your financial circumstances. Bankruptcy, however, is not the end. Deciding to file for bankruptcy is not easy. But many ..
(August 13, 2008)
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Little Known Secrets About Your Credit Score

Your credit score gets checked whenever you try to apply for a credit card, apply for a loan, or make any kind of credited purchase. Your credit score is basically a number that represents how ..
(August 13, 2008)
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The Real Difference Between Credit Unions and Banks

Credit unions certainly have fewer locations and are less common than banks. That doesn't mean that they offer services of a lower quality, though. Consider the advantages offered by credit unions to .
(August 13, 2008)
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Easier Steps to Living Frugally

A bank account with a low balance combined with past due bills can make even the calmest individual quite anxious. Financial stress often pushes marriages to the breaking point. If you can learn to ..
(August 13, 2008)
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5 Tips For Repairing a Low Credit Score

Obtaining a loan for a vehicle, a home, or some other large purchase is most greatly influenced by your credit history. The largest hurdle to get over in convincing a lender to loan to you is a bad ..
(June 19, 2008)
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