How to Find and Choose a Credit Counseling Company

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Tweet Should You Use a Credit Counselor? Have you tried to get out of credit card debt on your own but find you simply can’t stay on track? You’re not alone. Many people fall for the minimum payment trap the credit card companies can get you with. Getting out of debt fast and getting your […]

Five Free Online Applications to Help You Get Organized

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Tweet Disorganization is the pits.  It causes you to forget important dates, misplace your keys, and let money saving coupons expire before you get a chance to use them.  It wreaks havoc on your finances, puts strain on your relationships, and causes more stress than you need.  Rather than go another day living amidst chaos, […]

Last Chance on Casting Call for New MSN.com Financial Series

Tweet You may have recalled a month or two ago when I mentioned there was a new finance series in the works and they were looking for people and families to feature on the show. Well, a few more details are out and you have just a few days left to throw your hat in […]

Don't Let Your Taxes Make You a Criminal

Tweet The IRS is watching you. Think underpaying, not paying at all, or making a mistake on your tax return just means a possible penalty or added interest? Not exactly. In fact, many tax mishaps carry criminal penalties. Some of the most common tax offenses that carry both civil and criminal penalties are: failure to […]

Save Money and Take a Staycation Instead of a Vacation This Year

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Tweet Budgetary constraints may have you wondering how you are going to be able to afford your next mortgage payment let alone the luxury once-a-year vacation you’re accustomed to.  So, what’s a guy or girl to do when his or her finances won’t allow time off for some much needed rest and relaxation?  The answer is easy!  They […]

Poll: Is the Economy Really Recovering?

Tweet For the past year or two it’s all been negative when we talk about the economy–stock markets were down, unemployment was rising, and more banks failing. We’ve sort of become numb to those things as they were commonplace, but lately the news has been a little different. Each week new reports come out that […]

6 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Your Next Car

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Tweet Buying a Car? Make Sure You Follow These Tips The days of being a clueless consumer walking into a dealership and letting the car salesmen explain all of the features of the new models are over. Today, you have the internet on your side. You can learn anything you’d ever want to about any […]

The New Credit Card Statements Are Here

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Tweet New Credit Card Statements Help You Get Out of Debt The new laws from the CARD Act have created a number of changes for credit card holders. Teenagers now find it very hard to get a credit card, card companies can’t stick your past balances with a higher interest rate, and new credit card […]

How to Look Like a Million Bucks For Less

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Tweet Today’s frugal fashionistas know a thing or two about creating an enviable wardrobe at a fraction of the cost of buying retail and they do this in a number of ways.  Some shop deep discount outlet malls to pick up their brand name attire while others dig diligently through the racks of the secondhand store […]

How to Negotiate Remote Work With An Employer

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Tweet Working Remotely is the Holy Grail for Many Workers Travel is liberating.  It allows us to experience places and cultural happenings beyond our wildest imaginations.  It puts things in perspective and gives us countless stories to recant to friends and family members who want to know what it feels like to dip their toes […]