4 Ways to Increase Your Income in 2011

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Tweet Let’s face it. You can never make too much money. Every dollar that you earn can be used for something that you need or want. Whether you sock away the extra cash for a rainy day or opt to replace an aging appliance, one thing is certain.  Money makes it easier for you to […]

Did You Move in 2010? How to Claim the Moving Expense Tax Deduction

Tweet You May be Able to Deduct Your Moving Costs Did you move during 2010 to relocate for work? If so, you may very well qualify for a nice tax deduction on your moving expenses. But don’t get too excited just yet, because there are a few restrictions. Even so, if you’re eligible for the […]

How to Negotiate Your Medical Bills

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Tweet According to a study conducted by The American Journal of Medicine, around 60% of personal bankruptcies are caused by overwhelming medical bills. The fact is, if you’ve been sick or severely injured, medical bills can add up fast. Even if you have health insurance, there is a good chance that you will be left […]

Five Swift Financial Moves to Make Right Now

Tweet We’ve all heard the ubiquitous GEICO car insurance commercial, about how fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent on your car insurance, right? Well, as popular as those commercials are, it turns out there are plenty of things you can do in fifteen minutes that have the potential to save you a lot of […]

Finding Health Insurance if You Are Self-Employed

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Tweet Where to Self-Employment Health Insurance Anyone who is fortunate enough to have a full-time job that provides health benefits probably gives little thought to their health insurance other than grumbling about the premiums. But those who are self-employed, work part-time, or otherwise don’t have health insurance provided as a benefit are living in an […]

How SIPC Works and How it Differs from FDIC Insurance

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Tweet How SIPC Insurance Can Protect Your Investments With news of banks failing and being taken over by FDIC, a lot of people are questioning not only how safe their deposits are, but their investments in brokerage accounts and mutual fund companies as well. One thing you have to remember is that FDIC insurance only […]

Signs You May be a Victim of Tax-Related Fraud

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Tweet Let’s face it. No one likes finding out that they owe money to the IRS come April. But for some Americans, tax payments will be the least of their worries this year when they learn that someone else has already filed taxes in their name. This type of tax fraud is a common result […]

Are Debit Card Limits On the Horizon?

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Tweet Debit Card Limits Set Financial Reform Back Debit cards have increased in popularity at a record pace in recent years, and for good reason. Unlike credit cards, they are tied to your checking account and when you swipe that plastic you’re instantly pulling from money you have available. There are obviously a few drawbacks […]

FNBO Direct Savings Account Review – High-Yield Savings

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Tweet FNBO Direct is a Great Online Savings Account As interest rates remain low across the board, finding attractive yields on savings accounts is becoming even more difficult. At the very least, you’d like to have your savings try to keep up with inflation, but even that can be a tall order these days. Of […]

This is Why You Can't Make Money in the Stock Market

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Tweet In just the past decade or so many investors have been burned. Twice. Those who did a lot of investing in the late 1990s and early 2000s clearly remember the pain as their tech-heavy portfolios tanked in record time. It then took a few years to stabilize, and then a few more years to […]