November, 2013

Tips for Saving Money This Holiday Season (Part 2)

November 25, 2013

Picking up from Tips for Saving Money This Holiday Season (Part 1), the following offers some more ideas for what you can do to avoid spending too much money when it comes to buying gifts this holiday season. By being diligent about your budget and thinking outside of the box when it comes to gift…
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Tips for Saving Money This Holiday Season (Part 1)

November 21, 2013

While the holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate and enjoy your family, all too often people will spend too much money on buying over-the-top gifts for their loved ones, which can pave the way for a difficult new year – particularly considering that tax season is just around the corner. With a little planning,…
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5 Simple Tips for Staving off Overwhelming Debt (Part 2)

November 20, 2013

Picking up from 5 Simple Tips for Staving off Overwhelming Debt (Part 1)¸ the following discusses tips 3 through 5 for avoiding debt. Limit your use of your credit cards – Just as you have a budget for your total monthly spending, you should create a budget for your credit card spending and stick to…
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5 Simple Tips for Staving off Overwhelming Debt (Part 1)

November 19, 2013

For some people, suddenly being burdened by a massive amount of debt maybe unavoidable because, say, they have lost their job, they were seriously injured and have a lot of expensive medical bills or they recently went through a divorce. In these cases, filing for bankruptcy may be the best option for getting out of…
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Did You Know These Things Could Damage Your Credit? (Part 2)

November 18, 2013

Continuing from Did You Know These Things Could Damage Your Credit? (Part 1)¸ here is some additional information regarding unconventional things that may damage your credit score. Being aware of how these practices can impact your credit rating can help you avoid inadvertently damaging your otherwise good credit. In addition to hard inquiries on your…
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Did You Know These Things Could Damage Your Credit? (Part 1)

November 16, 2013

Most people are aware that not paying their bills on time and opening up a bunch of lines of credit at once can hurt their credit score. However, there are some not-so-obvious things that people – who may otherwise be diligent about protecting their credit rating – may do that can end up hurting your…
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How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 2)

November 15, 2013

As a continuation of How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 1), the following provides some further information regarding what you can do to protect yourself and your hard-earned money from investment scams, like stock fraud and Ponzi schemes. While Part 1 of this blog discussed some of things that you should ask…
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How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 1)

November 14, 2013

Investment fraud, which may also be referred to as stock fraud or securities fraud, involves deceiving potential investors into investing their money in some stock or commodity that doesn’t exist or that is not worth as much as the perpetrators of fraud allege it to be. Investment fraud can be particularly insidious to unknowing investors…
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