Personal Finance 2014

12 Stories • Available January 2014
Buying A New Car

Buying A New Car

Buying a car can be overwhelming. On the one hand, there is the excitement of a big purchase and the promise of future road trips. But on the other hand, there is the pressure of a fast-talking s

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Ever since the dawn of civilization, mankind has used currency in exchange for goods and services. Originally, currency was intrinsically valuable because it was made from precious metals. Curren

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Credit Line Considerations

Credit Line Considerations

If you need cash to fund a significant project such as home repair or advancement in education, a line of credit could be a sound investment. With good credit, you can get a sizable amount of mon

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Family Funds

Family Funds

It really happened. Your dream house just went on the market and the asking price is much lower than what it's worth. The owner wants to get rid of it immediately to retire and finally get that d

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Monitoring Credit

Monitoring Credit

In today's economic environment, it's not unusual for many of us to find ourselves in need of loans, debt management, sound financial advice and help with planning for our future. Unfortunately,

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Sneaky Bank Fees

Sneaky Bank Fees

When you've opened your bank statement or viewed your account online in the past, you may have gotten an unwelcome surprise: Your bank has charged you a maintenance fee that has put your balance

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Pluses Of Pro Financial Planning

Pluses Of Pro Financial Planning

"Do you ever get tired of worrying about high credit-card debt, whether you can pay your rent or mortgage, or if you'll have enough for retirement? Taking charge of your finances can quell these

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Loose Change

Loose Change

You'd be surprised how much the loose change around your home can add up. Those quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies in the couches, purses, pockets and on counters of American families average o

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2014 Irs Mileage Rates

2014 Irs Mileage Rates

One of the deductions categories for income taxes is, according to the Internal Revenue Service, "costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes." As with a

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The Gift Of Stocks

The Gift Of Stocks

Dear Mr. Berko: The grandmothers and great-grandmothers at our bridge club were trying to select the most useful birthday gifts for our youngsters. We all agree that it's a waste of money to buy

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Student Aid

Student Aid

Start off the new year right. Forget making resolutions you know you will break. If you're a college student -- or the parent of a high-school senior or college student -- New Year's Day is about

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Traveling

Traveling

Dear Carrie: I'm a single mom in my late 30s. I had the good fortune to travel with my family when I was younger and want to provide the same opportunity for my 10-year-old daughter. On my salary

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