12.29.16
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Auto Owners Insurance Review

Auto-Owners Insurance is a mutual insurance company operating in 26 different states through independent representatives. They offer basically every type of insurance under the sun,

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Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

There’s no two ways about it: Nothing is going to ding your credit score harder than filing for bankruptcy. But after you declare bankruptcy, you

12.21.16
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Do You Need Insurance for a Moped or Scooter?

More and more Americans are looking for ways to save money on their transportation costs. One solution is riding a moped or a scooter instead

12.20.16
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How Much Does an Eye Exam Cost?

It happens to the best of us. You get a little older and you just can’t see as well as you used to. Maybe it’s

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Can I Pay Rent With a Credit Card?

Housing — which means rent if you’re not a homeowner — is the biggest ongoing expense most people have. So it makes sense that at some point,

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Quick Ways to Borrow Money

Maybe your car has broken down or you need emergency medical treatment. Whatever the reason, sometimes you just need to borrow money, and you need

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A No Credit Check Loan Is a Terrible Idea – Here Are Some Better Options

You’ve been offered a loan with no credit check required. If you’ve got bad credit, that’s great news, right? Wrong. In fact, it means you’re being

11.16.16
startup business loans

Finding Startup Business Loans

So you’ve got a killer app idea and the know-how to make it happen. The problem is you don’t have the money to make your

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Four Ways to Tackle Overwhelming Debt

Any amount of debt can seem overwhelming, depending on what your income is or how much debt you’re comfortable having. If you’re feeling in over

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Repossession: When the Bank Bites Back

“Repossession” is probably the scariest word in the financial lexicon this side of “bankruptcy.” Basically, if you bought something with a bank loan and they

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What to Do When You Get a Debt Collection Notice for an Account You Don’t Recognize

Sometimes you get a debt collection letter in the mail and you know exactly why you got it and what you owe. Other times you

10.18.16
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How to Buy a Car With No Credit

One of the most financially terrifying things that can happen is to have your car break down beyond repair when you have no credit or

10.14.16
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How Much Does a Filling Cost?

While almost all Americans now have some form of health insurance because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known as “Obamacare”), dental insurance

09.16.16
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Five Things You Should Know About Working With a Mortgage Broker

Maybe mortgage broker is a term you’ve heard in your travels, but you’re unsure how it fits in with your plan to buy the home of

09.15.16
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Planning for the Cost of an MRI, CT Scan, or Other Diagnostic Procedure

Health care isn’t cheap in America, nor is it very transparent, and diagnostic procedures are no exception to this rule. X-rays, CT scans, and echocardiograms

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Four Options for Business Debt Consolidation and Refinancing

As of 2012, there were 5.73 million businesses with fewer than 500 employees. What’s more, 30% of all jobs in the United States economy are

09.13.16
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How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?

Your smile is the accessory that you’re stuck with. And if you didn’t heed mom’s warnings and neglected your teeth in your youth — or you’ve been drinking five

09.13.16
overdraft fees

Overdraft Fees: What Banks Charge

It happens to the best of us: You write a check or make a purchase on your debit card only to find out later that