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Fixing Your Finances in 24 Hours

Share I recently came across a great article on MSN Money that I found very informative and thought I would share it here. The author (Liz Weston) is one of the Web’s most-read personal-finance writers. She is the author of several books, most recently “The 10 Commandments of Money: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy.” Weston’s column appears every Monday and Thursday, exclusively on MSN Money. In...

How to Vacation on a Budget and Still Have Fun

Share If you have ever vacationed than you know that vacations can be expensive, especially if you are vacationing with a family of 3 or 4. Here are some tips on how to survive the vacation season. The first thing you have to understand is that vacationing on a budget doesn’t mean that you have to stay in a sleazy motel in a deserted area. There are tons of families who enjoy great vacations every year for a fraction of...

Financial Dishonesty Between You and Your Spouse

Share Have you ever lied to your significant other about finances? Of the nearly 670 consumers surveyed in the recent consumercredit.com  poll. The facts say that many are guilty. Based on the numbers, it appears that 10 percent more men claim to have never been dishonest.  However, there is no significant difference between the sexes when it comes to their reasons for lying. The largest gap in reason was only 4%, where...

Suze Orman’s New Debit Card

Share Suze Orman has created a new prepaid debit card and she wants you — and everyone else — to buy it. The Approved Prepaid MasterCardis promoted as “better than cash” and “safer than cash.” The Approved Card is a prepaid card, not a credit card, so you can’t get into debt when you use it. You can use the Approved Card everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted, and it’s better and safer than cash. Load it and...