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Understanding the Economy Part 1

It’s impossible to read the daily paper or watch the news and not hear about the economy. Although it’s a constant part of our daily lives, many people don’t really understand what an economy is, how it works, and why it matters. Today is the first post in a 5-part …

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Should You Get a Bad Credit Loan?

Bad credit is a heavy cross to bear, especially when you need to borrow money. While many traditional lenders won’t approve a loan for individuals with bad credit, there are alternative lenders with loan programs specifically geared toward borrowers with a low FICO score. So the question isn’t whether these …

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Reassessing Your Cell Phone Situation

Cell phones, once giant, clunky bricks carried only by the white-collar elite, have earned a place in all of our pockets. And as a natural result, the demand for these ubiquitous tools has created a bustling industry around the service of them. In January, AT&T, in a desperate grab for …

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Your 2014 Financial Task List: Budgeting and Saving

Budgeting, along with exercising and eating right, is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Sadly, just like eating right and exercising, the resolution to budget often ends in a whimper rather than in financial success. By following this action plan, you can give yourself the tools you need …

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