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Do you know what to look for when shopping for the best value in a mortgage rate?

Mortgage Rate advertised is not the rate you’ll get

If you’re shopping for a new mortgage, chances are you’re looking for the lowest possible interest rate to save yourself some cash. However, interest rate alone doesn’t tell the whole story—and a low interest rate might not come attached to

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance

Should you choose a Traditional or Roth IRA?

Should you choose a Traditional or Roth IRA?

Choosing the right type of IRA needn’t seem like an inscrutable hurdle. While there are quite a few types of individual retirement accounts, Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs are the two biggies; and the differences between them are clear enough

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

How to handle emergency expenses without going broke

How to handle emergency expenses without going broke

Life has its way of throwing curve balls—which often come in the form of unexpected bills or expenses. No matter what your financial situation, dealing with the unexpected can be a challenge. Just what can you do when you’re hit

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

Should I buy a new car or a used car?

Should I buy a new car or a used car?

  Buying a car is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make other than buying a home—and making such a sizable purchase can be a challenge. One of the first buying hurdles to cross is whether to buy new

Posted in: Cars, Personal Finance, Saving Money

Best way to pay for things while traveling

Best way to pay for things while traveling

When you’re on vacation, money is the last thing you want to worry about. But when getting away from your normal routine, simple questions like “am I carrying enough cash?” can become a big deal when you need to buy

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