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Is it OK for Mom and Dad to Pay for Your Cell Phone?
With millenials struggling to find gainful employment, parents are picking up the cell tab.
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from Bankrate.com - Sat May 18 04:06:08 EDT 2013
4 risky places to swipe your debit card
When you swipe your debit card in these spots, you may find someone swiping your money.
5 downfalls to dodge with prepaid debit cards
Prepaid cards are can be cheaper than checking accounts, but they have their drawbacks, too.
Does your bank spy on your spending behavior?
In today's high-tech world, banks follow your spending habits. How do they use your data?
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5 shopping do's and don'ts of car insurance
Don't shop for auto coverage only by price. Consider these other elements before buying.
Can I retire mortgage-free in 5 years?
You've worked hard for your retirement. Here's a strategy to be mortgage-free by then.
Does employer match count toward 401(k) limit?
There's a limit on your 401(k) contributions, but your employer's don't count toward that limit.
Don't pay unnecessary dealer fees
Car dealers may try to sneak fees past you. Question these if they appear on your invoice.
How to start a retirement fund in your 50s
No time to waste with iffy investing? Here's a way to build that nest egg quickly.
Keep my job and get full Social Security benefits?
Don't retire too early and miss out on your maximum in Social Security benefit pay.
Recourse when you can't ignore hoarder next door
Someone must confront your hoarding neighbor. Enlist others first, but it might have to be you.
Refi reverse mortgage, keep wife in house
Think you are stuck with a reverse mortgage? Don't worry -- you have an option to refinance.
Roth IRA withdrawal penalties?
Whether you pay a penalty on Roth IRA withdrawals depends on a few factors.
Sad and broke mom co-signed for student loan
Don't learn the hard way: A co-signed student loan spells trouble when the student reneges.
Should I buy a car to rebuild my credit?
It's important to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy, but make sure to do it the right way.
Should I sell my investments to pay off student loan?
You're dying to pay off that student loan. Should you sell your investments to do it?
Should you get a car loan through the dealer?
Many shoppers don't look past the dealer for a car loan. There are other sources you can tap.
Tap pension to pay $30K credit card debt?
Your lump-sum pension was meant to be spent later, but you need the money now. What to do?
Taxed to the max in nondeductible IRA
All gains in your IRA will be taxed at ordinary income tax rates, no matter what their nature.
How do I open an IRA?
How do I know if my bank is safe?
How do I determine how much life insurance I need?
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