Tips and how-tos
Is it worth your money? – finance.yahoo.com
Is it worth the cost? Or should you save your money? Should you pay a little extra upfront in hopes of saving money -- or hassle -- in the future? Or are you better off spending less and pocketing the savings now? From warehouse clubs to home and car maintenance, we present you with ten situations.
It sounds like a great idea to provide more protection to the consumers. Especially after what happened in mortgage industry these recent years. But do we need a new government agency (CFPA) to get into what seemingly mostly about personal responsibilities and decision making?
How to expose unscrupulous realty agents – marketwatch.com
Like others, real estate industry has players who are lack of professionalism and sometimes unethical. Educated buyers have a better chance to understand and identify these behaviors that work against them.
This article provides some homework that a buyer can do before hiring a agent.
Consumer resource and tips from Ripoff Report – ripoffreport.com
Always a good resource from RepoffReport.com for protecting your identity, avoiding scams and some other tips.
Protect yourself from ID theft, a great guide on credit freeze and thaw – clarkhoward.com
Do you know you can seal your credit by "freezing" it? If you lost your critical financial information or worried about being a ID theft victim, this temporary measurement can give you a peace of mind. It does cost some money to freeze and unfreeze it, but for most of the people the cost is unsubstantial.
The article is from my consumer advocate hero, Clark Howard.
College 529 prepaid tuition plans at risk – bankrate.com
While many 529 college savings plan investors know all too well that their investments can decline in value, 529 prepaid tuition plan holders may not be aware that their plans may be in trouble, too.
The mistake that plunged my credit score 200 points - Life Inc. – lifeinc.today.com
Co-signing for someone may look like a good deed, but the consequence can be detrimental if they don't keep up with their obligation to pay.
It's never a good thing to co-sign for someone unless you are very rich and can afford to pay their debt obligation if they fail to do so.
7 places you should be checking around your home - MSN Real Estate – realestate.msn.com
By identifying the problems earlier, you will save a lot of money avoiding spending it on major repairs.
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