5 ways to manage your finances by breaking the rules


Savvy consumers know there’s a time and a place to question the traditional wisdom, especially when it comes to something as important as your money. It’s all too easy to become paralyzed by financial advice. Isn’t this tip more applicable

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6 ways to save at home by breaking the financial rules


Nobody makes it this far into the year without steering outside the financial lane markers a time or three. Going off-road doesn’t necessarily mean you’re headed for disaster, though. Sometimes driving outside the lines saves money when you least expect

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3 automatic payments you should set up today

3 automatic payments you should set up today

Even when you know good and well you should be saving money regularly, pulling that chunk of cash out of your checking account every month stings. It’s so much easier when it happens automatically—out of sight, out of mind. You

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Announcement: Richmond’s Prudential Slater James River REALTORS® Acquired by PenFed Realty, LLC

Two leading firms join to bring Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand to greater Richmond Metro area. Richmond, Va., November 20, 2014—PenFed Realty, LLC (PFR) today announced the news of its most recent acquisition of leading Richmond area real estate brokerage, Prudential

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Your FICO Score Explained

Your FICO Score Explained

Whether you’re buying a home, getting a car loan, or looking for a new credit card, your FICO Score — or, more generally, your credit score — is key to getting approved for credit. But just what does this term mean, how

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