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Managing Your Money

Managing Your Money

10 Rules for Getting the Most Money When Selling Your Car

Selling a car can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, but it doesn’t have to be. By following a few simple rules, you can ensure that you will get top dollar for your car.

Get Ready for Healthcare Reform

The Affordable Care Act is the biggest change to health insurance since it was invented. Because the law effectively is an overhaul of the entire system, everyone’s health insurance will be affected. Here are some of the major changes that will impact you.

Detecting a Fake Cashier’s Check

It’s hard to tell just by looking at a cashier’s check whether it’s real or fake. Learn about the common scams involving cashier’s checks and how to verify that funds are legitimately available.

Leaving Assets to Minor Children

All parents want to make sure their children are taken care of financially in any circumstance. Find out how to avoid lengthy court proceedings and other hassles when you leave an inheritance to minors.

5 Ways to Put Your Tax Refund to Work

A tax refund isn't a gift--it's money you earned. Instead of going on an unplanned shopping spree, put it to work for you.

The Formula for Credit Scores

Your credit score is of utmost importance when buying a home or applying for other types of loans. But how is your credit score calculated? Find out here.

Never Write a Personal Check Again

Why write a check when you can pay bills--and your friends and family--electronically? Learn how new capabilities make it possible.

Podcast: 5 Ways to Minimize College Costs

The sooner you begin to find ways to pay for college, the more likely your student will be able to graduate without a terrible debt burden. Listen to these 5 tips for reducing the amount you'll need to borrow.

Fixing Surprise Credit Report Errors

Have you checked your credit report lately? Studies have shown as many as 79 percent of credit reports contain errors of some kind. Find out how to fix them.

Minimize Borrowing Costs for College

Student loan debt has reached $1 trillion. Here are some tips for avoiding debt overload while paying for higher education.

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