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What You Need to Know About Joint Credit Cards
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If you’ve ever had a hard time getting approved for a credit card, or your goal is to be approved for a card that’s a bit out of your league, then you might want to consider a joint credit card....

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Cheer Up, You’re Not as Far Behind on Retirement Savings as You Think
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If you’re like the average American, retirement savings has you totally bummed out. The Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) reports that 27 percent of Americans are “not at all confident” about having enough money for a comfortable retirement, and only 13...

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How Old Do You Have to Be to Get a Credit Card?
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Getting your first credit card typically indicates a sign of maturity and increased financial responsibility, but how old do you have to be to get a credit card? It’s a question that makes sense to come up for a teenager....

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10 Steps for Boomers Approaching Retirement
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The Great Recession has hit many baby boomers hard. They're dealing with depressed retirement porfolios and homes values, plus layoffs. As a result, more baby boomers are ill-prepared for retirement is. If you're a boomer who wants to retire, here are 10 steps to take to prepare for the transition.

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Can Your Family Afford Life on One Income? 6 Steps to Figuring It Out
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One woman explains what she wishes she knew before she made the decision to be a full-time parent.

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3 Easy Tips: How To Increase Credit Card Limit
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You’ve been making your monthly payments, staying within your current credit limit, and crossing your fingers that your credit card company decides to increase your limit. Maybe you’re making plans to take that month-long Europe trip you’ve been dreaming about,...

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How to Improve Your Credit Score to Get a Personal Loan
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If you’ve been considering taking out a personal loan, here are a few tips you can use to get a rate you (and your wallet!) will appreciate.

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Prepaid Debit Card or Secured Credit Card: Which is Best For You?
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A 2014 survey by the Pew Charitable Trust found that 5 percent of American adults use prepaid cards—that’s roughly 12 million people! For the record, these aren’t gift cards that we’re talking about. In the Pew survey, “prepaid card” refers...

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Revisiting the Bank of Dad
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Last year, I told you about how I started my own bank. It’s called the Burton Bank, and it has one customer: my 7-year-old, Iris. The Burton Bank is based on David Owen’s book, The First National Bank of Dad. Here’s how...

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Don’t Think Social Security Will Be Around When You Retire? Here’s What to Do
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Should we treat Social Security like an inheritance we might get from an eccentric relative or can we count on it as a reliable form of retirement income? And, how much should we be saving to protect ourselves in case the system goes bust? Read more to find out.

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