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Making extra money without much work — it can seem almost too good to be true. Yet we’ve all heard of a friend (or a friend of a friend) who is making a killing with investment properties. With the housing market on the rebound, home values are rising across the nation [...]
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
Meet a mom whose daily money-saving methods got her national attention. [...]
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source Bankrate
When friends or family borrow from you and then default, the IRS allows a bad debt tax deduction -- if you documented the loan and file the right forms [...]
Fri, Nov 21, 2014
  The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the approximate yearly cost of borrowing money from a financial institution.  It reflects the interest and/or fees assessed in conjunction with your balance and serves as a basis for choosing between similar financial products (e.g. between multiple credit card offers or mortgages). Source [...]
Fri, Nov 21, 2014
Source Card Hub
Hey everyone, Can you believe Thanksgiving is in a little over a week? Time is definitely flying by! If you’re planning on doing some Black Friday or Cyber Monday shopping this year, it’s best to be prepared—you need to make sure your wallet can handle those extra charges… and let’s face it, [...]
Fri, Nov 21, 2014
Source Credit Karma
Billionaires are on a buying spree in New York, with sales of multimillion dollar properties up 120% so far this year, according to CityRealty. And the prices are expected to keep climbing next year. [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
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Today, we’re proposing changes to our Mortgage Servicing Rules, which took effect on January 10, 2014. These rules provide important protections for consumers with mortgages, including: Requiring mortgage servicers (people who manage your mortgage loan account) to provide you with periodic mortgage statements or coupon books that give you important information [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
Source Comsumer Finance
It's time, once again, for a look at the most unusual credit card crimes being reported by the media. So here we go… Ron Weasley and the credit card thief Various media outlets have reported that someone stole the credit… [...]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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