06.30.17
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The College Student’s Guide to Getting Out of Credit Card Debt (2017)

Credit cards can be powerful tools for college students. By using the right credit card responsibly, students can graduate with zero debt and a great

01.03.17
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Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

Social Security disability benefits can provide for your family when an injury, illness, or disability prevents you from working and earning an income. Applying for these

07.15.16
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How Much House Can I Afford?

I often receive emails from readers concerning whether or not the sender can afford a particular house – or how much house they can afford.

03.14.16
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Student Budgeting Calculator

While budgeting might be the last thing on your mind as a college student, embracing this aspect of adulthood might be the smartest move you’ll

03.11.16
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Home Financing Guide

While the traditional wisdom has always been that buying a home is your best investment, becoming a homeowner is no longer the slam dunk it

02.25.16
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Personal Savings Calculator

Saving money is important, but not an easy habit for everyone to master. Without a solid plan to systematically save, you are more likely to

02.15.16
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Investment Calculator: Is Your Financial Plan on Track?

Creating a long-term investment plan is essential if you hope to enjoy a secure retirement, pay for end-of-life care, and leave something behind for your

01.29.16
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Google-X Guide to Auto Loans

Getting an auto loan isn’t as tricky as securing a mortgage, since the lending criteria are a bit more flexible. But you still want to

01.26.16
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Veteran’s Guide to Getting the Right Home Loan

If you’ve served in the military, you can get one of the best tangible rewards for that service by taking advantage of two big government

01.21.16
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Home Ownership For People With Disabilities

Owning a home is the cornerstone of the American dream, yet far too few families get to enjoy this privilege. This is especially true of

01.12.16
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How Much Does it Cost to Have a Baby?

The decision to have a baby is a big one, and one of the least understood aspects of child-rearing is “how much will it cost?”