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7 Money Tips That Will Put Your Mind at Ease While Traveling

Passports with Map

I’ve had the good fortune of being able to travel overseas on a few occasions, so I consider myself to be a fairly seasoned traveler. I’m no Rick Steves, but I’m comfortable getting around in foreign countries, even when I

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Four Tips for Financial Survival: College Edition

Financial Survival College Edition

Your college years are an exciting time—a time to learn more about yourself and about life. College prepares you for the future. However, the way you handle your finances now will have a big impact on the rest of your life.

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Check Yourself Before Your Credit Wrecks Itself

Credit Report

There are a lot of things we should do that most of us simply don’t do. When the dentist asks if you’ve been flossing, do they honestly expect you to answer yes? Or, how often do you check your tire

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Four Money Tips for Newlyweds to Live Happily Ever After

Money Tips for Newlyweds

I’m too lazy to do an official count, but I think my wife and I attended at least seven weddings this summer. And no, we’re not professional wedding crashers. We’re just in that age range where our summer is marked

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Doing This One Thing Could Save You Thousands on Your Mortgage

Save Money on Home Mortgage Loan

If you’re buying a home today, you’re faced with a ton of home mortgage options. And, each option is going to have a different effect on your finances. Some have short-term benefits that cost you more in the long run,

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Ask And You Shall Receive: Negotiation is an Everyday Thing

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When most people think about negotiations, they tend to think about corporate mergers, acquisitions and multi-million dollar business deals. For the most part, we don’t see negotiation as a part of our everyday lives; that is, unless you’re an attorney.

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Six Steps for Successfully Protesting Your Property Taxes

Protesting McLennan County Property Taxes

For most people, May is a busy time of the year. It’s as if everyone got together and said, “Let’s cram everything we possibly can—graduations, weddings, etc.—into one month.” May is also a busy time of year for the McLennan

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Savings Accounts: Use them. They really work!

Savings Accounts

For me, 2013 (my sophomore year) will forever go down as the year I finally got a job. Boy, were my parents happy! I was hired as a sandwich artist at a local sandwich shop, and I loved it! Just

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The One Question Bankers Don’t Want to Answer About Mortgages

Home Loan How Much Can PreApproved For

There are likely a number of questions that bankers don’t want to answer. For example, “What’s the most exciting part about banking?” If you’ve ever walked into a bank, you know that there’s really not a good answer to that

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