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Checking Account Dilemma – Joint vs Separate

One big decision all young married couples need to make concerns checking accounts. Should they have joint or separate checking accounts?

Before we tackle that questions, let’s examine some of the pros and cons of each approach.

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A Bad Credit Score Could Cost You Thousands

Higher interest rates result in higher monthly loan payments and more money spent on interest. But how much does bad credit really cost? To find out, I compared interest rates for a mortgage loan and a new car loan using

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How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

If you want to get your security deposit back, take the initial rental checklist seriously. Although there is no hard and fast rule about amount of security deposit, it’s usually equal to one month’s rent. So you have quite a large sum of money at stake.

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How To Get A Free Credit Report

You can order a free credit report each year from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. They are Experian, Transunion and Equifax. And the only federally authorized website for free credit reports is annualcreditreport.com. You can order online or call 1-877-

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Paycheck Tax Shock

When a young person gets their first job, the shock on their faces when they see the amount of tax withheld from their first paycheck is almost comical. They just cannot believe how much tax is withheld.

I was reminded of this the other day when I overheard a young woman complaining about

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