Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nine Steps to Take if Your Credit Card Data is Hacked

Nine Steps to Take if Your Credit Card Data is HackedNews from Fox Business: What can you do if your credit card information is stolen because some third-party company got hacked? It’s an important question to ask, especially given how … Continue reading

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Last minute financial tips for students going abroad

Last minute financial tips for students going abroadNews from Times of India: Deepa Venkatraghvan Aug 29, 2011, 06.55pm IST Rajesh Subramanian is flying out of India on September 5th to pursue his Masters in Information Management at the University of … Continue reading

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Reader Story: My Falling Credit Score (and Why It’s Not the End of the World)

Reader Story: My Falling Credit Score (and Why It’s Not the End of the World)News from Fox Business: This guest post from Matt is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general advice; others … Continue reading

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7 Real-World Fashion Tips for New Grads

The transition from college to the professional world can often be a shock to recent grads. Gone are the days of late-night study sessions and being able to miss a day or two of class without worry. Perhaps one of … Continue reading

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‘Free credit report’ may have a caveat

‘Free credit report’ may have a caveatNews from Franklin News Post: Friday, August 26, 2011 We have all seen the commercials regarding our credit reports, and how we are entitled to a free report once a year. But a reader … Continue reading

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Is It a Good Time to Buy Real Estate?

Wondering if it’s a good time to buy real estate? The answer isn’t ever a straight yes or no, but often, “Yes, but it depends.” In order to answer this question for you, we first must understand the three most … Continue reading

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Free Credit Reports And Credit Scores That Aren?t Free

Free Credit Reports And Credit Scores That Aren?t Free News from San Francisco Chronicle: Many websites advertise that they allow you to check your credit report and/or credit score for free. But there’s a catch: many of these “free” reports … Continue reading

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Tips for Last-Minute College Funding

Tips for Last-Minute College Funding News from TheStreet.com: NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It’s late August, and if you’re a parent wrestling with college costs, the living ain’t — sorry, “isn’t” — easy. According to the College Board, while the rest … Continue reading

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Can you get a higher credit limit now?

Can you get a higher credit limit now? News from MSN Money: This post comes from Brian O’Connell at partner site MainStreet.com. Boy, if the federal government could get a grip on its debt like U.S. credit card users have, … Continue reading

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When DIY Ends Up Costing Extra

It seems like nearly every real estate TV show and magazine is dedicated to do-it-yourself home improvement. And while tackling home projects on your own can help save money, it can also end up costing you more if your DIY … Continue reading

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