Money Saving Tips

Jan. 13, 2016

Easy and Inexpensive Home Improvements

Buying a home is still one of the best ways to build wealth. If you are looking to add value to your home without breaking the bank there are many projects that will increase your home's value for less than $1,000.

One thousand dollars can go a long ...

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Jan. 6, 2016

Why is My Credit Score Constantly Changing?

Did you know your credit score is always changing? Your credit score could be one number on one day and a different figure the next and even vary from one credit reporting agency to the next.

Your credit score also known as your FICO score is based on the information contained ...

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Aug. 5, 2015

Homemade Drain Cleaner

Do you have clogged drains? All of us will experience a backed up drain at some point in our life. Store bought drain cleaners have harsh chemicals and can be expensive. Homemade drain cleaners can be an effective alternative to the store bought ones, and you probably have everything you ...

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July 29, 2015

What You Need to Know: Reverse Mortgages

You might have seen the ads on TV about reverse mortgages, but what is a reverse mortgage? It is a loan for older homeowners that uses a portion of the home’s equity as collateral. Instead of the homeowner paying the lender, it is the lender that pays the homeowner based ...

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April 15, 2015

Save Money Insulating Your Home

Did you know that sealing and insulating your home is one of the most cost-effective ways to make a home more comfortable and energy efficient? It is a project that is also easily done yourself. The heating and cooling of your home accounts for about 50 percent to 70 percent ...

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March 18, 2015

How to Get Rid of Student Debt

Imagine if you could make your student loan disappear. According to American Student Assistance, a non-profit that aims to educate young people about money say it is possible.

Both the federal and state government, as well as some non-profit organizations offer loan "forgiveness" programs. Do the right paperwork and ...

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Jan. 21, 2015

The Three Secrets to Saving Money

Is there really a secret to saving money? It may seem as though it is mystery how your bank account ends up empty every month but there is no mystery to it. While it may be no secret there are three important tips you can follow to help you put ...

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Jan. 14, 2015

What to Ask Before You Add On

If you are thinking of adding an addition to your home there are some things you will wants to be aware of.

If you decide to add a new space, ask yourself the following questions:

* Can I finance the home improvement with my own cash or will I need a ...

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Dec. 17, 2014

Do You Have a Retirement Checklist?

It doesn't matter how old you are someday you will hopefully retire. According to Pew Research Center, there are 75 million baby boomers in the United States and retirement is coming quick or may already be here. So if you are a boomer or just thinking about retirement and ...

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Dec. 3, 2014

Money Saving Tips on Moving

Moving can be an expensive endeavor. Even if you decide to rent a truck and move your belongings yourself there are lots of other expenses that can add up. Luckily, there are a few simple ways consumers can save money hauling their belongings from their current home to the next one ...

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