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Personal Finance Hacks for Students

Collegeyears are the time when many people establish financial habits that will carrythem for the rest of their lives.Payattention to these items to get off on the right financial foot.
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Try On Your Car Payment

Here’s a tactic that gets youcloser to the down payment you wish you had and can also let you “try on” yourcar loan payment on a trial basis, no strings attached.
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Put Your House to Work

Sometimeswe see a beautiful house and think, “I should sell my home and get a house likethat one!” But your current home has something a new home doesn’t have—equity. Homeequity provides homeowners a ready...
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Navigating the Homebuying Process: Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it canalso be a complex and sometimes overwhelming process. From saving for a downpayment to securing a mortgage, there are many important steps to consider onyour...
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Protecting Your Investment: Understanding GAP Coverage

When purchasing a new vehicle, it's essential to considernot just the excitement of driving off the lot, but also the financialimplications that come with it. One aspect of car ownership that often goesoverlooked is...
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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.