Aug 112012

How you get $10,000 cash depends on your assets and credit history. These tips on obtaining money start with a big asset, and end with generous family members… Here’s what Jason says: “My wife and I don’t want to refinance our home mortgage, but we need $10,000 cash to pay off credit card debt due

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Jun 302011

If you’re like me – wondering if you should get a student loan if you can’t afford college – check out these five reasons to borrow money from the government or a bank (private loan). Wait a minute – I revised, rewrote, and reposted this article!  Now it’s here: College Students: 5 Reasons to Embrace

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Mar 162011
Is Paying Off the Mortgage Early A Good Idea? It Depends

Sometimes paying off the mortgage early is a good idea, and sometimes your money is better spent elsewhere! Here are six questions to ask before committing yourself to being mortgage-free within the next couple of years …. “With consumer revolving debt balances declining nationwide and home values flat, some homeowners are considering paying off their

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Mar 152010
How to Repair a Bad Credit Rating After Paying Credit Card Debt

If you’re debt free thanks to good financial planning (such as debt consolidation), you may now wonder how to repair your credit report. These tips for repairing a bad credit rating are based on a question from a reader who worked with a credit counseling service to pay off her debt… “Four years ago I turned

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Oct 282009
Before You Sell Your House at a Loss – Conducting a Short Sale

If you’re a homeowner who has to sell your house at a loss (a short sale), you need to protect yourself with this information! These tips about short sales are from Ethan Ewing, president of “Many home owners are putting off a sale until prices recover. But some owners must sell at a loss,” says Ewing.

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