Tax Refund Time!

Apr 6, 2016 by

You paid the government too much in 2015, and now a fat tax refund is coming your way. Here’s how to get the most bang for your refund buck.

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Seniors Have More Debt

Mar 18, 2016 by

The average American 75-year old carried 25% more credit card debt in 2015 compared to 2003. As my late mother once said to me: “These are definitely not ‘the golden years’.”

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Dispute Credit Card Billing

Jan 28, 2016 by

Your credit card statement shows a billing you don’t recognize or the amount charged is higher than shown on the purchase receipt. Can you withhold payment? Well, yes, but it might be best if you didn’t. Here’s why.

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Money Management: How States R...

Jan 26, 2016 by

If you’re a Montanan, pat yourself on the back: you and your fellow Montanans are 1st among the states in money management. Marylanders—you have some work to do.

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2015’s Top 5 Posts!

Jan 7, 2016 by

Did you miss any of 2015’s top 5 most-read Money Counselor articles? Find links to all here.

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362 Days ‘Til Christmas!

Jan 4, 2016 by

January credit card statements may deliver a nasty message for many: the real cost of 2015’s holiday spending will last through 2016!

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Holiday Giveaway!

Dec 23, 2015 by

FREE December 23, 24, and 25: my Simple Guides to Debt, Credit, and Wealth. Merry Christmas!

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How Easily Debt Grows

Dec 8, 2015 by

You overspend $100 per month for five years by borrowing money on a credit card with a 20% APR. How much debt have you built up?

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Jumpstart an Emergency Fund

Dec 3, 2015 by

You’re focused on the holidays now, I get that. But when the New Year rolls around, make 2016 the year you finally get started on building an emergency fund!

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Happy Money

Dec 1, 2015 by

How you spend the money you have might have more impact on your happiness than greater wealth or income.

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