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Personal Finance Strategy: 4 Keys to Avoiding Bankruptcy

Despite how hopeless your situation may seem, it is possible to avoid bankruptcy. Granted, when people get to this point, they usually feel like there is nothing they can do about their financial dire straits. However, this isn’t always the case. According to A Fresh Start: 4 Reasons Bankruptcy … [Read More...]

How Do Newly Divorced Individuals Determine Alimony and Child Support

Unfortunately, divorce has become a reality that touches almost every family in one way or another. And when they happen, divorces can have a profound impact on a person's finances. In her article, Ten Reasons Not to Get a Divorce,  author  Sharilee Swaity says, "The longer a couple stays … [Read More...]

Six Tax Break Tricks for New Homeowners

Every year there are changes to the U.S. Tax Code, sometimes big, sometimes small, and homeowners especially should be aware of everything that applies to them in order to pay the least or receive the largest refund. Some tax rules are relevant only to new homeowners, so people who have purchased a … [Read More...]

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Improve Your Terms: 3 Tips To Figuring Out Home Refinancing

If you feel that your mortgage is more expensive than it needs to be, you may want to consider refinancing. This may make it possible to get a lower interest rate, remove private mortgage insurance payments or otherwise reduce your monthly payments. What are some issues to consider prior to … [Read More...]

Ideas to Improve Your Money Management Skills

We learn about the usefulness of money from a very young age. But, we're not always taught how to manage it properly. Often we're forced to learn by example... thus, we look at our parents' or friends' experience. Did they save or spend most of their earnings? Did they have any debt?  Was it good … [Read More...]

Putting Precious Metals in Your IRA

When most people think of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), they think only about paper assets like stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Because the IRS prohibits you from putting collectibles (like certain gold coins) in your IRA, many people believe that that prohibits all gold from your … [Read More...]