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Professional and Industry Reading on a Budget

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by Tamara Wilhite Need to keep current to keep your job? Here’s how to do it for less When you work in a niche industry or ever-changing profession, remaining in touch with the industry is essential. Medical professionals need to know about new laws and medical advances. Legal professionals must know about current case law and pending legal changes. Technology ... Read More »

    Hey Parents! Teach Your Kids About Credit

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    Unless parents decide to make a concerted effort to begin teaching children about credit, our nation’s children might become victims of a system that is deceptive, manipulative, and cloaked in mystery. Our banks, educational institutions, and government officials do not make information about credit easily accessible. They do not tell us that no credit is as bad as poor credit. ... Read More »

      Second Wave of Foreclosures Has Begun. Option ARM Mortgages to Explode.

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      The number of people falling behind on their mortgages increased over the last quarter for the first time since 2009, according to a new report by the credit bureau TransUnion. And while the news surprised many people, it came as no surprise at all to some mortgage experts, who have known for years that a wave of wildly risky mortgages ... Read More »

        Is a Balance Transfer Worth It?

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        Right now, there is a lot of interest in balance transfers. A balance transfer can help you save money on your debt. If you are trying to pay down your debt a balance transfer might be the best option. A lower interest rate will allow you to make larger payments on your principal, which means that you will pay off ... Read More »

          Save Money Buying Clothes at Thrifty Stores and Consignment Shops

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          Most women and even some men love to shop and love clothes. Women especially love their shoes, handbags, jewelry and other accessories. Given today’s economy you may have cut back your budget when it comes to shopping for clothing and accessories. Even with a smaller budget you can still find great finds at thrift stores and consignment stores and may ... Read More »

            Having An Emergency Fund

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            An emergency fund is crucial because it is an account that will prevent you from going into debt in the future again. Without an emergency fund you’ll turn to credit to pay your unexpected expenses, rather than using your bank account. Building your emergency fund is not easy and it can be harder sometimes to keep it and rebuild it. ... Read More »

              Bad Credit Is Bad News for the Unemployed

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              A recent report from Inc. Magazine says at that at least 60 percent of employers run credit checks on potential job applicants at least some of the time. This is a 17 percent increase from 2006. And given the high unemployment rate, this is particularly concerning. With a much bigger pool of candidates to choose from, employers can narrow the ... Read More »

                How to Manage Student Loan Debt

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                Count yourself among the privileged few if you finish college without accumulating a lot of debt. Unfortunately, the majority of college graduates have student loans to pay off. Depending on the amount of debt you’ve built up, you could end up forking over a portion of your paycheck for years, or even decades, after you leave school. So, you need ... Read More »

                  What Do We Do About a Dental Debt for My Full Time Student / Son

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                  Q: My son had is wisdom teeth removed a couple months back, he is 19 and full time college student. Well insurance did not cover what we thought it would and now there is a $1200 balance due. They are calling him stating they are going to send him to collections as he is an adult. I realize the easy ... Read More »

                    Saving on Pet Care

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                    Taking Care of Your Pet Having a pet is not cheap, so if you’re struggling to make ends meet and want a pet, please wait. Even though there are ways to cut some of your expenses down, it takes money to take care of an animal. Being frugal doesn’t mean being skipping on vet visits and buying low quality food ... Read More »

                      Danger! Payday Loans are a Weapon of Mass Destruction

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                      According to Wikipedia weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to a large numbers of humans (and other life forms) and/or cause great damage to man-made structures (e.g. buildings), natural structures (e.g. mountains), or the biosphere in general. WMD’s can harm innocent people and there’s no stopping them. Currently, I’m creating a ... Read More »

                        The Credit-Scoring Scam of the Century

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                        Are you a victim of the credit scoring scam of the century? If you have a credit card, there’s a 50/50 chance that you are. What Is the Credit Scoring Scam of the Century? About half of credit card companies use a shameful tactic to keep their competitors away from you, and this tactic hurts your ability to build a ... Read More »

                          Five Signs It Is a Work From Home Scam

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                          Everyone could use a little extra money. This is what makes those work-from-home job offers in newspapers and Internet ads so tempting; you could earn thousands of dollars a week stuffing envelopes and assembling crafts. Unfortunately, the only ones profiting off of these and most work-from-home jobs are criminals.These scammers promise riches to anyone willing to work from home for ... Read More »

                            Make Money Paying Your Neighbors’ Property Taxes

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                            Every homeowner knows the joys of paying property taxes. And unfortunately, the Great Recession has made it tough for many people to pay the bill. When a homeowner fails to pay their property taxes, a lien is placed on their home and the tax lien certificate is later auctioned off to investors. Anybody can participate in a tax lien auction ... Read More »

                              Our Savings for the Baby Fund

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                              This year we’ve kept it short because having having a dozen big goals can be stressful to keep on top of and can decrease our chance of†success. Instead for 2011, we have just 3 goals: Bump Up Our Savings for the Baby – We want to increase savings to cover baby expenses. Build Our Car Replacement Fund – We want ... Read More »

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