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Free Checking? Try A Credit Union

Finding a financial institution that offers free checking is usually not hard, and many credit unions are joining the ranks, making it even easier. And the fees associated with checking where it isn’t free are plateauing, according to an article in Bankrate.com. The 2014 Credit Union Checking Survey conducted by Bankrate reported that 72 percent […]

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3D Printing, A Technology For Regular Folks?

Predictions that 3D printing is rapidly becoming a reality raise a lot of questions. Does that mean that a printer (or two or more) will join the standard computer in the majority of American homes? Or will the technology create industrial and commercial tools that will affect individuals only as they become users of their […]

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Predictions that 3D printing is rapidly becoming a reality raise a lot of questions. Does that mean that a printer (or two or more) will join the standard computer in the majority of American homes? Or will the technology create industrial and commercial tools that will affect individuals only as they become users of their […]

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Feeling Insecure About Social Security?

If you’re contemplating looking closely at your Social Security options, the first rule is: Don’t depend on the Social Security Administration to come running with individual advice. The administration makes the options (many and often confusing) available. You’re on your own to do the research and determine what approach is best for you. William Meyer […]

Errors can keep you from qualifying for a home purchase.

Correcting Your Credit Report

What used to be “a brick wall” consumers crashed into when they tried to correct information on their credit reports is falling, Money Magazine reports. Errors on your credit report often influence an individual’s ability to buy a home or make other major financial decisions. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has pushed for easier ways […]

Managing Debt

Which Debts Should You Pay Off First?

There is all kinds of advice floating around as to which debts you should pay off first. Most advisors seem to have a preference for paying off credit cards or mortgages ahead of other types of debt. There may be no right and wrong when it comes to paying off debt – after all, paying […]

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Depreciating Assets Can Hurt Your Finances

Everyone has them— depreciating assets. What are they? Assets that lose value over time rather than gaining value. It isn’t possible, it seems, to avoid purchasing a car, major appliances and electronics. They are financial realities. However, the trick is to purchase what you need rather than what you want and to be aware up […]

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Managing Debt

Which Debts Should You Pay Off First?

There is all kinds of advice floating around as to which debts you should pay off first. Most advisors seem to have a preference for paying off credit cards or mortgages ahead of other types of debt. There may be no right and wrong when it comes to paying off debt – after all, paying […]

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Save Whenever You Can

Free Checking? Try A Credit Union

Finding a financial institution that offers free checking is usually not hard, and many credit unions are joining the ranks, making it even easier. And the fees associated with checking where it isn’t free are plateauing, according to an article in Bankrate.com. The 2014 Credit Union Checking Survey conducted by Bankrate reported that 72 percent […]