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How to Start Looking for a Used Car

Getting a good deal on a used car involves both negotiating a good price and taking steps to make sure the car is reliable. Although buying a used car is often a smart financial decision, it’s also a transaction full of potential for disaster. Many of us know someone who paid too much for a […]

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Simple Tax Tips to Get You Started

Yes, it seems like we just finished filing our taxes. With the April 15 deadline coming right on the heels of last year’s pandemic-delayed deadline, it might be difficult to get motivated to work on your taxes. Here are some simple tax tips to get started. Plan now to get as much back as possible. […]

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Check In On Your Finances

By Jean Chatzky * It’s time to check in on your finances, including emergency funds and budget plans. This end-of-the-year financial assessment can help you get back on track in 2021 Budgets and cash reserves aren’t just for corporate America. As the COVID-19 global pandemic keeps going (and going) it’s time to figure out exactly […]

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What Makes Up Your Credit Score?

Your credit score is a significant gauge to your financial wellbeing. Understanding why your credit score is important will help you use your credit wisely, and as a helpful financial tool (Read Why Your Credit Score is Important article). Knowing what makes up your credit score is the key to improving a poor score, or […]

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Why Your Credit Score is Important

How do you know if you have been using credit well? If you have difficulty making loan payments or are stressed over your debt, that is one answer. Another is your credit score. Understanding why your credit score is important will help you use it wisely, and as a helpful financial tool. Credit is amoral, […]