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The Case for Debt Consolidation

Consolidating your credit card bills into a single loan can be a wise financial move.Debt consolidation can lower your overall interest costs, reduce your monthlypayoff, eliminate late fees and over-the-limit charges, and...
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How a Credit Card Can Help You Save Money

Credit cards: we've all been there. From racking up chargesto applying for the wrong ones, credit cards can leave a hefty impact on yourcredit and overall financial health. It doesn't have to be this way,...
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How Many Credit Cards Should I Have?

If you’re trying to build credit or boost yourcredit score you might be wondering if there is an ideal number of credit cardsto have. The truth is there is no perfect number. However, there are factorsyou should keep in...
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What to Do if You're Turned Down for a Loan

Gettingrejected for a loan can feel like a kick in the teeth. No way around it,rejection is painful. But a loan rejection may be a gift in disguise. All toooften, borrowers get the loan they want and end up wishing they...
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The Lease is Up - Should You Buy the Car?

Your auto lease gives you a right to buy the vehicle for afixed price at the end of the lease. But should you? If you have less thanthree months remaining on a lease, now's the time to decide. So, find yourlease and...
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Six Rules for Managing Credit Card Debt

Did you rack up some credit card debt over the holidays? If youwant to be the master of your credit card debt load, follow six important rules.
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