Finances and Your Options

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Payday Loan Facts You have probably seen the ads on the radio, television and the internet. You may have even received ads in the mail. They refer to payday loans, which can come at a high price. If you are not sure that you are ready to take a payday loan, there are other options for you to think about … Read More

Finances and Your Financial Future

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Online Credit Counseling Living in the US may be an absolute dream come true, but it doesn’t mean that its residents are protected from financial hardships. If you’re a consumer, it doesn’t matter where you live – slipping into debt is much easier than many think. If you’re worried about where you stand, need some help getting prearranged, or are … Read More

The Failing Economy and Slow Job Growth

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Economists and Economic Predictions A panel of economists on Tuesday predicted several more years of pain for the United States, agreeing unemployment will remain high far longer than 2014, when White House and congressional economists have predicted a jobs improvement. The panel — including Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, Harvard’s Martin Feldstein and Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius — … Read More

401(k) Facts You Need to Know

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Your Financial Future and Your 401(k) Millions of Americans threaten their financial future by failing to roll over 401(k) funds when they change jobs. Too many people see leaving a job as an opportunity to get their hands on the cash they’ve been saving for retirement, but you can do irreparable harm to your financial future by doing so. When you change jobs, … Read More

Investing 101

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Saving and Investing The difference between saving and investing is that when you invest, you put money in hoping to get something better back out. Every contribution is a step towards the goal of having the kind of retirement you want. Here are some of the most common choices: Stocks—these are shares of ownership that a company sells to individuals … Read More