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Tips When Buying a New Car

It’s officially the new year, and you know what that means: all the 2018 car models are starting to appear. If you’re in the market for a new car, or simply just window-shopping for the future, here are some steps you should take before buying. Make Sure You Aren’t...
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Tips to Get Out of Holiday Debt

The holiday season rush is over, the decorations are coming down some more slowly than others and the wrapping paper is thrown away but the one thing that remains is your overwhelming credit card bills. Now it’s January and you have a ton of debt racked up from all...
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Organize Your Finances for the New Year

A new year brings a chance to start fresh with just about anything. If your midnight toast includes a resolution to improve your financial health, here’s how to make it happen. Get on a budget To get ahead, it’s important to know where you stand and to...
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How to Get Out From Under Student Loans

If you’re a recent college graduate who took out student loans, you likely owe about $35,000. As eye-popping as that average debt figure is, you’re certainly not the only one wondering how you’ll possibly get out from under your loans. As with any...
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Refinancing Auto Loans 101

If you’re paying too much in interest for your car or truck loan, refinancing could be a great way to save some serious dough. Interest rates for vehicle loans may have dropped since you financed your auto. Or maybe you’ve improved your credit score, which...
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Ways to Cut Down Your Heat Bill

Winter in Michigan can be chilly, especially December through February and sometimes even drifting into March and April. Not only does Winter cause cold feet but also expensive heating bills. However, there are a few ways to cut down on your heat bill to avoid paying...
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How I Ditched Debt: Money Peach

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Their stories may even inspire you to pay off your debt. CHRIS PEACH and his wife, Andrea, PAID OFF $52,000 IN DEBT IN 7...
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Score a Deal On a Car This Fall

Even if you’re the savviest of shoppers, it can still be hard to snag a deal on a car. If you don’t plan ahead, you can easily end up paying far too much or paying for features you don’t need. Here is a list of planning tips to try so you can get the best deal on a...