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Hidden Dangers of Monthly Payments

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Focus on the long-term cost of the loan, not the monthly payment. "Many car dealers or even mortgage lenders will entice borrowers by asking how much they can afford to pay each mo ...

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How to Dig Yourself Out of Credit Card Debt

If you’re considering debt relief and really want to have a panic attack, head over to the FICO and grab your credit score. Now take a few deep breaths be...

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