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How to Evaluate Banks Before Opening an Account

By Lena / January 30, 2013

It’s important to open a bank account as part of your personal finance plan. You need a safe place to house your money; in addition, having checking and savings accounts is good for your credit. All banks are not created alike, however, and you should do some comparison shopping before deciding where to open your […]


change your finances by changing your attitude

By Lena / January 26, 2013

Change Your Finances By Changing Your Attitude If you need to turn your financial situation around, you may be depressed about what you don’t currently have. Instead of focusing on the negatives, you can help yourself learn how to save and begin improving your finances immediately. Before you can even think about changing how you […]


how to successfully manage your finances

By Lena / January 23, 2013

How To Successfully Manage Your Finances Personal finances are something that should be your top priority. With your finances in order you are able to take care of yourself and your loved ones. It is extremely important to manage your finances so read on to find out how you can be in control of your […]


making wise financial decisions for your life

By Lena / January 21, 2013

Making Wise Financial Decisions For Your Life Living a financially sound life can bring you a sense of peace that most people do not feel about their finances. Follow the tips and advice available here, and you can learn how to control your money instead of allowing it to run your life. You should never […]


helpful advice to contemplate when preparing for bankruptcy

By Lena / January 20, 2013

Helpful Advice To Contemplate When Preparing For Bankruptcy No one ever wants to file for bankruptcy, but unfortunately sometimes there are no other options. Use the tips in this article as a guide to help you make the best of your current situation. By focusing on the positive, you can create a beneficial experience out […]


know your foreclosure rights

By Lena / January 18, 2013

Know Your Foreclosure Rights When you take out a mortgage, you agree to pay the bank each month until the mortgage is paid off. If you lose your job, have a health care crisis or otherwise find yourself unable to pay, you might face foreclosure. Foreclosure is a legal process in which the bank resells […]


how to teach yourself to be financially successful

By Lena / January 16, 2013

How To Teach Yourself To Be Financially Successful Everybody wants to save money and get ahead financially, especially in a tough economy. Financial advisors tend to repeat the same type of advice to almost everybody about saving and investing. If you’ve tried getting professional help with your finances and it didn’t work for you, don’t […]


all about credit and credit repair

By Lena / January 14, 2013

All About Credit and Credit Repair If you want to improve your finances, you need to take care of your credit. Having a high credit score is important to your financial health, so you should check your credit for omissions and errors and make sure to make changes to your financial plan in order to […]


advice for saving money

By Lena / January 12, 2013

Advice for Saving Money Everyone should make every attempt to save money. It can be difficult to put money away especially when you are living paycheck to paycheck like so many people are these days. Whether planning for retirement, saving for a vacation or school tuition, these tips could help you establish a savings account […]


What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

By Lena / January 9, 2013

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a type of personal bankruptcy that allows you to set up a structured plan to repay your debts over the course of three to five years. While Chapter 7 bankruptcy requires you to liquidate your assets to settle your debts, Chapter 13 allows you to keep […]