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Saving Up for a College Education

College can be a big expense for you as the cost of getting a college education keep going up every year. However, if you’ve been working at saving for it all along, things will certainly be much easier to handle, especially when college is still years away. So what can you do if you don’t have […]

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Chase Ink Business Card $100 Bonus Promotion

If you are looking for a business credit card to charge for your business spending, Chase has some nice offers for its Ink Business Cards. The Ink cards not only let you earn rewards for the money you spend on the cards, but also give you generous incentive, $100 cash back bonus to be exact, to […]

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Will The Tea Party Bankrupt The United States?

On the Election Day early this month, I was watching coverage on MSNBC and happened across the victory speech from Rand Paul.  Paul defeated Jack Conway to capture the Kentucky Senate seat vacated by the retiring Jim Bunning.  He is also the son of 2010 Presidential candidate Ron Paul and a prominent member of the […]

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Four Bubbles That Have Yet To Burst

Anybody who invests their money in just about anything is in some sense taking a leap of faith.  Despite all the homework and number crunching someone does, in the end we just don’t know if the price of a stock, bond, mutual fund or anything else is going to go up or down.  A lot […]

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Need to Compare Credit Cards? Google Can Help

Now there’s a convenient tool for you to compare credit card offers from, not surprisingly, Google. As you can see from the above screenshot, Google’s new credit card comparison tool, currently including 101 U.S. credit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover, lets you sort credit cards by interest rate (APR), introductory balance transfer […]

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American Express $25 Bonus on Small Business Saturday

American Express is celebrating its first ever Small Business Saturday with a giveaway of $25 statement credit. To receive the bonus, you need to first register your AMEX card between November 8 and November 27, then spend at least $25 on November 27, 2010 at participating small businesses. Eligible merchants include any independently owned small […]

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Sallie Mae Bank Savings Account Named Best Online Savings Account

I have followed Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine’s annual Best List for several years. The parts that I am particularly interested in are those bests in savings accounts, credit cards, and investments, topics that I discussed quite a lot here. Over the week, the December issue of the magazine arrived, with its 2010 list. When I […]

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Morningstar 2010 Best 529 College Savings Plans

Investment research firm Morningstar last week released its annal ranking of 529 plans. The 2010 survey covered 52 largest state-based college savings plans currently available. As it did in the past, Morningstar focused its research on key metrics of 529 plans, such as investment choices, performances, tax incentives and, mostly importantly, costs, when evaluating and […]

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