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Taking Care of Aging Parents, Relatives

If you live long enough to watch your parents or other relatives grow old, your responsibilities in those relationships are likely to shift. Sooner or later, you’re likely to move from continually receiving their gifts—emotional, physical, or financial—to giving of your own time and effort to help meet their changing needs. Get real Experts say […]

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Ten Things You Can Do To Improve Your Credit Score

Did you know that only 10 percent of Americans know their credit score? Those are the findings of a survey commissioned by TrueCredit.com, a web subsidiary of the credit bureau, TransUnion. “It is shocking how little Americans know about their credit,” said John Danaher, president of TrueCredit.com. “Good credit is a cornerstone of your financial […]

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Students: Easy Ways to Cut Costs

College students are gaining confidence in personal finance management but unfortunately also have become less competent. A survey conducted by High One and Everfi recently found that in 2014, college students were more likely to use more than one credit card than they did in 2012, according to USA Today. Considering that nearly two-thirds of […]

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How to Throw a Barbecue on a Budget

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a faint scent of sizzling meat carries on the afternoon breeze: It must be grilling season. Forget about opening day; Memorial Day is the unofficial start to America’s true favorite pastime—tossing heaps of beef, chicken, and pork over open flame. There is no reason to break […]

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Millennials: Rethink Credit vs. Debit

Millennials: Rethink Credit vs. Debit There is a generational divide when it comes to shopping: A CreditCards.com survey indicates that boomers and millennials both choose plastic, but for the older cohort the word is “credit,” and for the younger it is “debit.” Do millennials need to rethink credit vs. debit? Both systems work well but […]