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PenFed Credit Cards Eliminate Foreign Transaction Fee

I have only been a PenFed customer for about half a year. The product that I got in April wasn’t a loan or a bank account, though I have heard good words about them, but  the PenFed Visa Platinum Cashback Rewards Card. The card had been on my mind for a long time before I […]

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Mortgage Refinance, Again

When we did our last mortgage refinance exactly one year ago this time, we thought we were done with it because at that time, the nationwide mortgage rates were at historical lows and the rate we got, 3.875% for a 15-year fixed loan, was as low as we could get back then. Though the last […]

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Starwood Preferred Guest Card 25,000 Starpoints Promotion

In addition to the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Card that we reviewed earlier, American Express also offers another version of the Starwood card for non-business people who also want to take advantage of the generous rewards the card has to offer and excellent customer services from AMEX. The Starwood Preferred Guest Card is for people who […]

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Senior Rx Savings Solutions

If you or someone you love is experiencing trouble affording prescription medications, don’t despair. There is help out there. Several programs have been put in place to help bridge the financial gap that exists between consumers—including seniors—and their costly medications. Here is who to contact for help: National Agencies Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) […]

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Options For Your 529 Accounts If The Kids Don’t Go To College

Anybody who’s ever opened a 529 college savings account for their child knows that while these accounts tend to be some of the best options around for college saving there’s one little rule about them that tends to hover over your head like a black cloud.  I’m talking about the provision where the money in […]

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Social Security To Take A Hit In Debt Resolution

At the beginning of this month, Congress was finally able to hammer out a compromise to the debt resolution standoff that had split the two political parties quite divisively over the last several months.  The agreement is far from a perfect solution and is already drawing criticism from both sides but it does prevent the […]

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Consider These before Plunking Down Cash

Price Matching might as well be shopping insurance in that it provides consumers financial peace of mind. Should you purchase an item at a store that offers price matching and that item is later offered at a better price either by that store or another, you can present your receipt within a specified time period […]

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2012 Credit Card Promotion Bonus for New Accounts

If you are looking for some incentive for a new credit card account, there are currently some promotional offers from major credit card issuers, such as Chase, Citi, American Express and Discover. Most of these bonus offers require certain spending minimum in order to qualify for the bonus, which is in the form of rewards […]

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