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Identity Theft on Campus

Protect your good name from thieves

You can’t prevent identity theft, but you can take precautions. Here are four ways to…

By Brittany Hutson

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How to Finance a Fixer-Upper on a Modest Budget

The house you want to buy needs some work, but you don�t have the money for repairs. Here�s one option.

A reader recently wrote to me asking about options for financing the purchase of a…

By John Simons

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: How Your Credit Score Adds Up

Understanding and protecting your credit score is an important key to homeownership

Do you request your credit report every year? Admittedly, I have to say I don’t.…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Don’t Just Toss Those Credit Card Notices

Be mindful, active in managing contract changes

Here’s what to do when your credit card issuer wants to change your terms, raise…

By Bridget McCrea

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Control Your Credit Card Spending

Ryan Mack offers tips to control your credit card spending.

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Reaching the Next Level

B.E. takes a look at the 2008 Financial Fitness contest winners to see if they're closer to a secure financial future

This year has been tough for almost everyone. Belts are tighter and wallets are opening…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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5 Credit Repair Tips for the Recent Grad

How to clean up the fallout of bad credit card use

You made it! The tassel has been moved to the other side of the cap…

By Renita Burns

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Building Financial Security

Owning a home should be part of a larger commitment to gaining financial security

Over the Thanksgiving break I became addicted to a show called Till Debt Do U$…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Don’t Miss the Tech Stock Revival

Voice, video, and data are breathing new life into tech stocks. Richard Shaw identifies tomorrows winners

The economy will always have its booms and busts—and the same goes for financial markets.…

By John Simons

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Reviving Your Credit Score

Four steps to rebounding after foreclosure

Foreclosure can be the scarlet F, branding your credit report and docking up to 200…

By Heather Boerner

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Should You Have Faith In A Good Faith Estimate?

When mortgage shopping, break down the costs and make sure you are comparing apples to apples

I was speaking with a client yesterday who was thoroughly confused by the good faith…

By Kirk Charles

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Reaching the Next Level

BE takes a look at the 2008 Financial Fitness contest winners to see if theyre closer to a secure financial future.

This year has been tough for almost everyone. Belts are tighter and wallets are opening…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What’s A Short Sale In The Long Run?

It's not a foreclosure, but it could still make it harder to buy another home

Yesterday afternoon I was in an attorney’s office and a gentleman came in for a…

By Kirk Charles

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Free and Low-Cost Resources to Help College Students Stay Afloat

Tuition is expensive, but living doesn�t have to be

There’s no question that college is one of the most memorable experiences in the transition…

By Renita Burns

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An Action Plan for Black Friday

Tips to help you brave the crowds and get the best deals

While the holiday shopping season is in full swing, the “official” kick off is nigh:…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The FDIC’s ‘Red’ Menace

The fund protecting your bank deposits has sunk "into the negative." Should you worry?

A few hours ago, news came across the transom that the government insurance fund that…

By John Simons

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Foreclosures of the Rich and Famous

A look back at celebrity homeownership woes

Since the highly publicized foreclosure woes of Evander Holyfield and Michael Jackson, more celebrities have…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Picking the Right Financial Planner

Dwight Raiford, a financial advisor at Met Life, and John Simons, Senior Personal Finance Editor,…

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Taking Advantage of Takeovers

Benefit from an expected boom in mergers, acquisitions

When stocks rise, corporate takeovers usually aren’t far behind. Those takeovers can generate profits for…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Why Buy Retail Stocks?

Experts say stocks have strong growth potential

As investors hunt for bargain stocks with strong growth potential, many are taking a closer…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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