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Tips for teaching teens how to budget

Tips for teaching teens how to budget

Balancing a budget can be difficult for adults—but it’s even more of a challenge for teens trying to learn to budget for the first time. Don’t wait until they’re heading off to college to talk about managing their cash.

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Don’t fall for predatory lending schemes

Don’t fall for predatory lending schemes

Whether you’re tied up in knots in a good way over pulling the trigger on that big purchase you’ve always dreamed of making—or you’re tied up in knots in a bad way over sorting out a financial emergency, choosing how

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Personal Finance

Home equity loan vs. home equity line of credit: Which is right for you?

Home equity loan vs. home equity line of credit: Which is right for you?

Borrowing money against the value of your house can be a smart way to finance a wedding or handle an emergency that might otherwise drain your finances. If you have significant equity in your home (subtract how much you still

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Top 5 reasons to take out a home equity line of credit

Top 5 reasons to take out a home equity line of credit

If you’re in need of cash to cover major expenses, you might consider maxing out your credit cards or taking out a high interest loan but these may not be your best options. If you’re a homeowner, you have another

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Why you should consolidate your debt with a bill consolidation loan

Why you should

Fortunately, there’s a way to simplify your finances and lower your interest rates with a PenFed Bill Consolidation Loan. With a PenFed Bill Consolidation Loan, you get a single, fixed-rate loan which you can use to pay off your debt

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