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Your 10 Most Important Financial Moves for 2014

[If you choose to print out this article, we recommend downloading the printer-friendly PDF version, which includes the month and page number for each referenced article.] The end of a year is a natural time to reflect,
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Avoiding Student Loan Default

Many people are struggling under the weight of their student loans. But with numerous repayment options available, at least for those with federal student loans, there's no reason to default. This article offers guidance
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Nine Keys To Buying A Car Without Busting Your Budget

In January 2009, the Wall Street Journal ran an article headlined: "The Hot New Car Is Your Old Car." It was near the bottom of the recession and car sales were hitting new lows as a wave of forced frugality swept the
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Making Sure Your House Doesn’t Own You

During the last recession, many people discovered — all too painfully — that they had stretched too far in pursuit of a central part of the American Dream: home ownership. Today, however, with mortgage rates just off their
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Is A Reverse Mortgage Right For You?

Anyone in or near retirement who has plenty of home equity but not enough income has likely heard the reverse mortgage (RM) sales pitch: "Unlock" some of that equity, taking it tax-free with no obligation to pay it back
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Money Roundup: Why All The Talk About a Bond Bubble May Be Overheated, What Part Two Of The Fiscal C

This week's picks for the best in personal finance from around the web. The rising bubble in bond-bubble chatter (Businessweek). A contrarian view of the bond market. Delaying retirement? Have a backup plan
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Money Roundup: Why There Are So Many Stock Market "Yaysayers," the Limitations of Mutual F

Ten articles that caught our attention this week: Are mom and pop heading for Wall Street? (Wall Street Journal). The Journal's cautiously optimistic view of the road ahead for investors. Is a new bull market here?
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Money Roundup: Why Some Young Adults Will Never Get Out of Debt, Putting Stock Market Cl

This week's picks for the best in personal finance from around the web. Today's young adults will never pay off their credit card debts (Time). Wow! This is one of the starkest assessments of young adults' financial
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Money Roundup: New Tools for Planning This Year's Vacation, 50 Career Improvement Ideas for the

This week's picks for the best in personal finance from around the web. 10 tips for finding the best travel deals (Market Watch). There are plenty of deals to be found in the land beyond Priceline and Expedia. The myth
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Living With Eternity In View

[The Navigating Your Finances God's Way small group study by Howard Dayton of Compass — finances God's way is designed to "equip people to faithfully apply God's financial principles so they may know Christ more
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