personal finance Archive

  • Personal Finance Manager PFM

    Personal Finance Manager – What Can One Do For You?

    Have a personal finance manager wherever you go. I’m sure the majority of you have smart phones at this point and isn’t it wonderful to have all your contacts, games, social networking sites and all kinds of other applications that you just can’t live without...

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  • Reduced Port volume means reduced income for Longshoreman

    Do You Have a Plan if You Find Yourself with a Reduced Income?

    Reduced income for Longshoreman is a possibility this year. A recent article in MarineLink.com discussed how June 2013 cargo volumes here at the Port of Los Angeles decreased over seven percent from June 2012. A Port spokesman believes the same amount of cargo is being...

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    Why Reviewing Your Credit Report Is So Important

    Recently there was a big news story concerning a lady who won an 18 million dollar settlement from Equifax, one of the nation’s big three credit reporting services. She had numerous errors listed on her credit report simply because Equifax had her report mixed up...

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  • money and marriage

    Money and Marriage can be a Challenge to Couples

    Money and Marriage   Money and marriage can be a challenge. Statistics show that money woes are one of the top reasons for problems in a relationship or marriage. That’s why it so important before you tie the knot to sit down with your partner...

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    Personal Finance Tips from Suze Orman

    Whether you realize it or not, your financial security is more than just how much money you have in savings or if your credit card bills are current. Retirement investments, long-term care insurance, even the equity in your home all play an important part in...

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  • teach kids to save money

    Money Tips to Help Kids Learn to Save Money

    Kids learn to save money from you!   It’s never too early to start teaching your children the importance of good money management.  Check out these easy and smart ways to get your kids on the right track when it comes to savings. Impulse buying...

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  • HELOC options

    What to do with that HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)

    HELOC…why & what to do with one.   You hear all the time about putting your home to work for you but how do you make that happen? As you pay down your mortgage your home’s equity (or value) increases. Once that equity reaches a...

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  • social security checks direct deposit

    Direct Deposit Social Security Checks

    Waiting by the mailbox for a social security check is now a thing of the past. Since March, the federal government is requiring all social security recipients to have their monthly funds directly deposited into a checking or saving account. These electronic payments include veteran’s...

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  • Real Estate Market recovering-new homeowner

    Housing Market Recovering…Are You Ready to Become a Homeowner?

    Housing market recovering   Lately there has been quite a bit of buzz on the improving economy, the housing market recovering and what that means to the current housing market. Housing prices have been on the increase for the past four months in more than 15 major...

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