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Is a 529 plan right for your family?
One of these tax-free college savings plans might be exactly what you need to help your kid through school. Although each plan is sponsored by a state, you don't have to live there, or ever enroll there, to take advantage of the very best 529 plans in the entire country.
July 2nd 2015
Jobless rate falls to 7 year low...But getting hired is taking longer...Can middle-class families still afford a Disney vacation?...And more
Here's the column that gives savvy savers lots of provocative news and information to use and discuss on the road to financial security.
July 2nd 2015
How to tell if mortgage points are worth the cost
Paying points to get a lower rate on a mortgage is almost always a losing proposition. That’s because most homeowners don’t keep their mortgages long enough to do more than recoup the up-front cost .
July 1st 2015
Leasing creates the illusion, not reality, of wealth
If you're out to build real financial security, you've got to view leases as a clever financing plan that automakers often use to move high-end cars and trucks that ultimately claim a bigger, never-ending piece of your paycheck.
June 30th 2015
Summer's best 3-year CD rates start at over 2%
The best nationally available 36-month CD rate is 1.54% APY and there are lots of local deals on these popular certificates of deposit that pay as much as 2.78%. Don't settle for less when investing your money.
June 29th 2015
How to land a job despite bad credit
Employers in most states have the right to check credit reports and and reject job candidates with a record of unpaid bills and debts. That's why job seekers should know their rights and be ready to deal with unflattering information that could sink an application.
June 28th 2015