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What Does it Take to Retire?

Think of those days when you cansleep in and spend the day doing whatever you want. To get there you need toplan how much money you'll need to live on when you retire.
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Direct Deposit: Safe, Convenient, Dependable

Instead of collecting your next paycheck, have your employerdirectly deposit it into one of your bank or credit union accounts.
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Can Your Credit Limit Decrease?

Have you ever hadyour credit card denied only to find out that your credit limit had beenlowered? According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the credit card issuer canlower your limit at any time, and they are not...
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9 Common Money Myths

Part of knowing how tomanage your finances involves clearing up some misconceptions about money. Seehow many of these common money myths you believe.
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Getting Advice on Money Matters

When we have a toothache, we see a dentist. If we're plaguedwith personal problems, we might see a counselor. But when we need advice aboutfinances, many of us don't know where to look. The common tendency is to...
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Home Improvement Projects: DIY or Pro?

If youhave a home improvement project, should you do it yourself (DIY) or hire a pro?Even if you're handy with tools and think you can save money, consider thesefactors first.