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  • Setting Monetary Goals

    by Chantal King How to set and keep monetary goals “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tony Robbins I want you to make a list of your dreams. What do you...

    • Posted January 1, 2012
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  • Simplee – Helping to Manage Your Health Insurance

    My husband and I are pretty healthy and our doctor visits had been limited to yearly check-ups and an out of the blue visit when a cold wasn’t going away. This year has been a bit different...

    • Posted January 1, 2012
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  • Marriage and Credit: Join Lives, not Accounts!

    Most people approach marriage and credit with a one-for-all, all-for-one attitude. They open joint credit cards, apply for car loans as a couple, and stop building separate credit histories. After all, they have joined their lives together;...

    • Posted December 21, 2011
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  • FTC Report on Debt Collection Complaints

    FTC Report on Debt Collection Complaints From DebtCollectionAnswers.com With the credit crunch in full swing, many consumers are receiving calls from debt collectors. While most collectors are just trying to do their jobs, some are so eager...

    • Posted December 21, 2011
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  • One Time Is Too Many With Identity Theft

    One time is too many when identity theft is involved, and two times in a week a big flashing warning sign that something is seriously wrong. Last week my wife received a text message saying our cell...

    • Posted December 21, 2011
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  • How You Can Find a Good Attorney or Lawyer

    This guest post was submitted by Kristin Crone, Esq. from UFAN (United Foreclosure Attorney Network.) She is a California based attorney so the links given are for California but every state has a Bar Association and a...

    • Posted December 20, 2011
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  • Top 3 Cures for a Low Credit Score

    A low credit score is bad news, particularly if you are trying to renegotiate the terms of a loan, applying for a home loan, trying to land a job, or searching for an apartment. In today’s environment,...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Our Savings System as a Couple

    Our Short and Long Term Goals I’ve mentioned before that having a financial game plan as a couple is a big part of reaching your goals. It can help you two develop ways to communicate effectively and...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • DIY Debt Settlement – How to Handle Lawsuits

    If you or someone you know is going through a difficult debt situation and want to do something about it there are many options available to consider but it’s no secret that debts can be settled directly...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Divorce Debts Not Paid

    Q: If a spouse is granted by a divorce judge to receive so much a month for debts that were supposedly not theirs, and we don’t pay or are late on them, does the spouse that’s trying...

    • Posted December 14, 2011
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  • Are You Hiding Money From Your Spouse?

    From time to time, I get feedback from Couple Money readers. It’s something that I enjoy and try to respond to. This weekend I received an email from M about a situation that he noticed at work....

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Can Credit Card Companies Put a Lien on My House for My Charge Offs?

    Q: Can credit card companies put a lien on my house for my charge offs? – Mitch A: We are guessing that you are asking this question because a creditor or debt collector has mentioned the possibility...

    • Posted December 7, 2011
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  • Preventing the Holiday Department Store Credit Scam

    Before the holidays are over, many consumers will charge an extra $600, $800, even $1,000 to their credit cards. Most shoppers don’t plan for this—it just happens. Department stores tempt them with offers of retail store credit...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • An Experienced Mom Prepares for a Baby

    New is always nice, but gently used furniture, clothing, and baby gear can really ease the strain on your pocketbook when you are expecting. With my first baby, everything had to be new, and perfect. Yes, I...

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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  • Quick Credit Tip: Become an Authorized User

    Learning how to become an authorized user on a credit card is a strong and quick strategy for building your credit, and building it fast. In fact, I have seen people’s scores jump as much as sixty...

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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