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What are the Benefits of an FHA Loan?

It’s a common problem to find yourself wanting to buy a property but struggling to find a lender to provide you with a mortgage. There are various reasons why a traditional mortgage may not be a good fit for you. It’s possible that you have a limited credit history, or have suffered from credit problems […]

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iolo System Mechanic: Boost PC Performance Quickly

iolo System Mechanic® is an easy to use and quick method to cleanup unnecessary files and speed up a tired computer. The software is free to download and try. It starts with an initial scan of your PC to identify any potential issues such as internet junk files or registry errors. You have the option […]

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Tips for Keeping Money from Becoming a Problem in Your Relationship

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by PSECU, a Pennsylvania-based credit union. One of the leading causes of divorce, other than infidelity, is disagreeing on financial priorities. Considering the way money matters can make or break a relationship, those considering tying the knot with their significant other — even on a “someday” basis — benefit from […]

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7 Tips to Reduce Your Surety Bond Cost

Surety bonds are a required part of doing business across many different industries, from construction and auto dealerships, to mortgage brokers and money transmitters. Having a surety bond in place not only fulfills licensing requirements in several states, but it also offers protection for consumers. When a claim is made against a surety bond, the […]

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Tax Tips: Understanding The IRS Underpayment Penalty

When you are filling out your tax returns this year, you may be surprised to realize that you’ve been hit with quite a large penalty without realizing it. Since this will more than likely be because of a failure to pay all of your taxes, this is what is called an underpayment penalty. To figure […]

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Prepaid Cards for Teens – Is it A Good Idea?

As a parent, you’d never want to see your teen going through a credit crash, and you would do anything literally to teach your child how to manage finances. When a person turns 18, he can then get his  very own credit card with a certain limit which can be anywhere from hundreds of dollars […]

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5 Low-Risk Ways to Make Money

The cost of living keeps on rising, and people are beginning to wonder if they are ever going to be able to afford a comfortable retirement. Saving enough money for retirement is obviously key however, just as important is the ability to earn a decent return on your money. History has shown that a well-diversified […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Insurance Starting Today

If you’re like most people, you bought your insurance policies years ago and you haven’t thought about them since. The problem is that most people are spending too much for their insurance coverage and don’t even know it. Regardless of what kind of insurance policies that you own, there are some ways that you can […]

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Why This Money Blogger is Having a CFP® Review His Retirement Plan

This is a sponsored post in partnership with the CFP® Board. Opinions expressed are my own. I learned from my years as a Boy Scout that being prepared can be the difference in having an enjoyable backpacking outing or a miserable and unforgettable experience. To this day, I can still remember the painful blisters as a […]

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How a Kid Roth IRA Can Make Your Child a Millionaire

Scenario: Your teen has a part-time job during the year and has saved most of their earnings. Is a Roth IRA the best investment option? How much can they contribute each year? Can a parent contribute to a Kid Roth IRA? Benefits of a Kid Roth IRA A Roth IRA allows your child to contribute […]

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Top 6 Tax Law Changes for 2018

 This is a guest post written by Paige from the Fairy Tax Mother blog. There are numerous changes to the 2018 tax year thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Commonly know as TCJA (pronounced tick-ja by nerdy tax accountants).  There are changes to both individual and corporate tax law that are being implemented in […]

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The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

Owning a Home – Investment or Expense? Owning a home has long been the American Dream.  A recent survey by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) uncovered that 75% of Americans still believe that owning a home is the best long-term investment they can make.  According to a recent report by CoreLogic, negative equity peaked […]

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Top 5 Factors That Will Lower Your Credit Score the Fastest

A good credit score can affect everything from the interest rate you pay on loans to whether you land that dream job.   On the other hand, there are lots of  things that can negatively affect your credit score and knowing what factors can impact it is important.  We’ve put together a list of the top […]

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Why Your Business Needs to Have an Online Presence

The Transformation Of The Business World Before the Internet was able to be accessed practically everywhere and at any time, businesses relied on traditional methods to make their presence known. Across the country, they utilized TV and radio commercials. Locally, they often used newspaper ads, signs, and local network commercials to introduce sales and new […]

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