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Choosing the Right Loan for the Right Situation

It always happens at the worst possible time. Your car breaks down. A pipe leaks and creates a mess. Your old refrigerator gives out – and you just bought groceries. There’s never a good time for a financial emergency. In times like these, where do you turn for money? Do you write a check? Even… Continue Reading Choosing the Right Loan for the Right Situation

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4 Reasons To Get Renters Insurance

4 Reasons To Get Renters Insurance

Assuming you don’t need renters insurance can be a costly mistake. If you rent your living space, chances are you need a renters insurance policy. Contrary to what a lot of renters assume, the coverage a landlord carries on the building…
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Kids & Finance: Helping Your Child Learn to Budget

Every year since 2012, the investing firm T. Rowe Price has been conducting a survey entitled, “Parents, Kids & Money.” The results have consistently shown that parents are children’s primary and most trusted resource about finances.…
5 Surprising Truths About Overdraft Fees

5 Surprising Truths About Overdraft Fees

Experts say overdraft fees are the highest they’ve been since the Great Recession. If you find yourself battling unexpected overdrafts, or if you are using overdrafts as a strategy to “borrow” money, here are some important facts that…

Consumers using debt as survival tool, study says.

American families are carrying piles of debt. Though it’s tempting to blame reckless spending for this, the personal finance website NerdWallet takes a different tack. In a recent study. NerdWallet makes the case that consumers have good reasons…