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How to Get A Loan to Repair Your Deck? Sit Here.

When Life Hands You Lemons… I don’t want to get too topical here. These articles are intended as easy-to-understand financial explanations, how-to guides, and references for anything related to your personal or small business finances. We’re timely, but not meant to be tied specifically to the news of the day. So, rather than address anything ...
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Personal Loans From Banks Can Be A Secure Move

There are plenty of reasons to consider getting a personal loan. Some common ones include getting a personal loan for credit card debt, getting a personal loan for home improvements, and getting a personal loan for a vacation or other special event. These are not the only reasons, of course, as personal loans can be ...
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Best Airline Credit Cards to Get You Off the Ground

Are you ready to explore the world? Whether you travel frequently for business or always look forward to your next vacation, airline credit cards are the great choice for saving on airline miles and other travel expenses is essential. You want to spend less on transportation and hotels so that you can spend more on ...
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How to End Your Mortgage PMI Payments Immediately?

When you get a house mortgage with a down payment that is less than 20%, the lender will require you to buy private mortgage insurance. The same would be true if you refinanced with less than 20% equity. However, mortgage PMI payments can be expensive so it’s best to remove them as soon as you ...
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First-Time Homebuyer Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

You have just made a really big decision. The decision to stop renting from someone else and buy your own home. Buying your first home is not only a big life decision it is a big financial decision. It will change the way you spend money and your priorities within your budget. But it’s also ...
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Your Educational Guide On How to Pay for College

So you’re thinking about going to school – or going BACK to school – or helping someone you love to go to school. Whether it’s you, your partner, or one of your kids, it’s always exciting to think about the possibilities of post-secondary education. Sometimes that means living on campus and taking on the full ...
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How Much Do Lawyers Make Based on Type of Practice?

If you are an average, middle-class person, thinking about becoming a lawyer, be prepared to study hard, go longer to school (a four-year university and then a two-year law school), go deeply into debt, have to pass a difficult Bar Exam to get a license, and hear bad lawyer jokes for the rest of your ...
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The Top Places to Shop for a Mortgage Loan

You want to buy a house and you know it is going to cost a large amount. That might be all that you know about buying a house for the first time. There is much more to it and you should understand more of the details. In order to get the best deal that you ...
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A Business Loan Terms and Definitions Handy Guide

You might have come into contact with certain loan terms. That is if you ever tried obtaining an auto loan, student loan or a mortgage. But when you business loan shop, you need to understand business loan terms and definitions. Because this type of loan includes a lot of specialized languages, this is our topic ...
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Various Types of Student Loans: Borrow Smarter

It isn’t easy to pay for a college education. The average price of one year at a public university, including tuition, fees, room, and board at the in-state rate is almost $21,000. The private school rate is almost $47,000. That can exhaust 529 plan savings pretty quickly. That’s why so many college students and their parents take ...