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Knock Out Family Feuds with Better Financial Planning

Knock Out Family Feuds with Better Financial Planning

There’s a bit of irony that Muhammad Ali—pugilist, humorist, humanitarian and of course, “the greatest of all time” would be at the center at what seems to be another fight. This one, of course, is the battle for his fortune after his death. And lest we forget, pop megastar Prince whose sudden death has also […]

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More car buying tips

More car buying tips

I’M SURE you’ll recall my excellent and highly educational posts on car buying, cleverly titled Car Buying 101 part 1 and Car Buying 101 part 2. If you missed them, you have surely suffered immense regret. There is hope. You can still click one of those links up there and become enlightened. But keep reading, […]

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5 credit card fees you can avoid

5 credit card fees you can avoid

Credit cards can be a slippery slope. On the one hand, they’re real handy dandy for things like building your credit or an emergency shoe purchase. On the other hand, they can be a quick path to a heap of debt, credit card fees, and a lousy credit score. You need credit because you’re gonna […]

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Sample Bank Phishing Email

Sample Bank Phishing Email

Below is a sample bank phishing email. Phor those of you unphamiliar with the term “phishing”, it refers to the use of email to attempt to acquire sensitive personal (often financial) information, for malicious purposes, by posing as a trustworthy entity. Phishing has been around for a long time and is still a problem – and […]

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Students Get Your Free FICO Credit Score

Students Get Your Free FICO Credit Score

You heard right. “FICO”,  “credit score” and “free”. Put ’em together. What’s that spell? Well, it’s kinda jibberish but getting your FICO credit score can definitely help you student types get a head start on the road to financial freedom. Keep reading. Ok, here comes a bunch of useful info but in case you’re attention […]

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