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10 Minutes to Higher Rates

If you have any money in savings, you have probably noticed that the interest rates that savings are earning right now is abysmal.  While I…


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0% Balance Transfer Offer at NFCU

Are you carrying credit card debt?  If so, you are probably paying interest on that credit card debt.  NavyFederal Credit Union (NFCU) is offering a…


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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Throughout the conversations on a possible government shutdown, I’ve heard several people mention the protections afforded under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA.)  The SCRA…


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Great Savings Certificate at NFCU

Discouraged by the dismal interest rates that savings accounts are earning? Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) members can take advantage of a great promotion currently…


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20 November 2010 Weekend Roundup

Some of the best from around the internet this week: Absolutely worthy of its own post, Jeff Rose rocks the good decisions in How My…


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13 November 2010 Weekend Roundup

Okay, I give up.  I’m not calling it the Saturday Roundup anymore, because I’m not doing a very good job of getting them out on…



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Delaying Purchases Saves Money

I was chatting with my sister the other day, and I made a profound realization:  for years, I have been using this nutty military lifestyle…





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Paying The Minimum Doesn’t Work

I found this great article and graphic at Cracked.com.  The title is Why You Will Never Pay Off Your Credit Card and it follows an…


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What? Credit Card Questions

If you have a credit card, you’ve probably gotten a letter or email notice informing you of changes to your credit card account.  I’ve gotten…


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Should You Refinance?

When I see the amazingly low interest rates, I often wonder: Should we think about refinancing? There are so many variables to consider. If you…



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Is Your Credit Score Good?

I came across a interesting post at Moolanomy Personal Finance:  What is a Good Credit Score.  It is a basic discussion of the value of…


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Refinance Your Car? Why and How

I recently received a question about refinancing a car loan.  In a perfect world, none of us have to take out a loan to buy…