Credit Accounts and Divorce

The type of debt you and your spouse have will determine your options for deciding who will pay it off and how. There are two types of credit accounts: individual and joint. When you and your spouse applied for credit, …

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Get Your Credit Report

Why Do I Need to Check my Credit Report? It is important to check your credit reports regularly to make sure the information on the reports is correct, as well as to check for potential fraud or identity theft. All …

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Figuring Out Your Net Worth

To figure your net worth, first add up the value of all your assets. Next add the value of all your liabilities. Finally, subtract the total value of your liabilities from the total value of your assets. ASSETS:  Bank Accounts …

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5 Money Traps that Keep you Broke

Check cashing and money order fees add up If you pay $2 to cash your weekly paycheck, by the end of the year it will cost you $104. If you buy 4 money orders a month, it will cost you …

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Credit Card Basics Worksheet

More than two-thirds of people who have credit cards do not pay them off each month. This Credit Card Basics Worksheet will help you sort out what you owe and what company you owe it to, so that you can …

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Did You Hear about the Saver’s Credit? (Infographic)

Did You Hear About The Saver’s Credit? It’s A Savings Bonus That Helps You Save for Retirement! Millions of working Americans are missing out on a valuable tax credit – The IRS’ Retirement Savings Contribution Credit or Saver’s Credit. C …

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5 Money Mistakes Women in Couples Should Avoid

Here are some common mistakes that a lot of women make and that you can learn to avoid. 1. Not getting involved in managing the family’s finances. Many women manage the daily finances or make sure the bills are paid …

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