10.27.16
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Caught Driving With No Car Insurance? Here’s What It’ll Cost You

In 49 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, driving without auto liability insurance is against the law. Even New Hampshire, the only

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Federal Student Loan Servicing: Who Is My Loan Servicer?

Loan servicers act as an intermediary between you and the federal student loan program that helped you pay for school. No matter what your situation

10.12.16
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How to Make an International Wire Transfer

Your college student is doing a semester abroad, and you need a way to send cash in case of an emergency. Or maybe you live

10.01.16
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Three Ways to Make Money From a Tired Old Car

By Richard Reina Most car owners have been there before – you’ve got an outdated vehicle that has become a hassle to own and operate, and you aren’t

09.28.16
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What Is a Checking Account?

While you can get by without one, a checking account is a safe and efficient way to store your paycheck and access it when you

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Federal Student Loan Forgiveness: Four Ways to Wipe Out Your Debt

Nearly seven in 10 graduating seniors left college with student loan debt in 2014, with an average debt-load of $28,950 per borrower. Some student borrowers

09.06.16
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How to Wire Money in Five Steps

“Wiring money” may sound old-fashioned, like sending a telegram or mailing a letter via the Pony Express, but it’s still one of the fastest ways

08.15.16
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How to Cash a Check (and Skip the High Fees)

For 92.3% of American households, cashing a check is often (but not always) as simple as going down to their bank and spending a few

07.29.16
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What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage (and Do I Need It)?

If you’re like almost 90% of motorists, you have some auto insurance to cover you, your passengers, other motorists, and your personal property in the

07.28.16
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How Much Does Lasik Cost?

In the olden days—meaning, before the very late ‘90s — people without perfect vision had two basic choices for dealing with their sight problems: eyeglasses or

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Debt Diaries: Real-Life Stories of Debt, Bankruptcy, and Recovery

A house? A family? Retirement? Please. For millions of millennials saddled with debt, just thinking about these milestones of adulthood is a luxury. Before any

04.20.16
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The Ultimate Freelancer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Getting Jobs, Getting Paid, and Getting Ahead

Freelancers, listen up. How many of you know how to legally establish a business, set a fair rate for yourself, get your taxes right, and

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Cord Cutters: Why Millennials Are Saying Goodbye to Cable TV

Judging from media chatter, social media sharing, and recent award shows, many of today’s most exciting TV shows aren’t actually on TV. At least not