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Banks vs. Credit Unions

On the surface, banks and credit unions appear to serve similar functions. However, there are many differences between the two. The stark distinction is that banks are under obligation to stockholders, whereas a credit union is a member-owned institution. Before making a decision as to which you should use, it is important to review the pros and cons of banks and credit unions. Advantages of Banks The prima ...

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House Prices Rise By £200 Every Day – Help To Buy Scheme To Blame?

Last month, house prices went up by 0.5%. Shockingly, this is the 9th rise in a row! Houses are nearly £11,000 more expensive than they were last year, hitting the highest level they’ve been for 5 years. Houses rise by approximately £200 every day, but what’s to blame? Some people blame the new Help to Buy scheme, designed by the government to help people with lower deposits get a mortgage. However, politic ...

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5 Of The Best Methods For Selling Your Home For The Most Value

While the economy is picking up, selling your home may be a daunting task, especially if it's your first sell. Follow these tips to sell your home for what it's worth. 1. Curb Appeal When it comes time to sell your house, you may scare off potential buyers before they ever enter the front door. Poor curb appeal may have you turning away So mow the lawn, trim the trees, sweep the walk and blow the leaves. If ...

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Loans For People With Bad Credit

If you have had problems in keeping up with your loans and credits, then most likely this will affect your credit history but don’t worry there are available loans for people with bad credit history, that can very much help you out on your direst times. It will be much harder for you to get a loan if you have a bad credit history. During these times, you would not hesitate to applying for one but security i ...

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Have You Considered Trying To Get Debt Free? Why Not Make It Your 2014 New Years Resolution?

When you think about it, you're certainly not the only one in a little bit of debt and, as a general rule, it doesn't mean the end of the world as far as your finances go! Of course, it's better to be debt free, however, and there's nothing better to encourage you than to have it as your New Years resolution! Just think, by this time next year you could be totally debt free if you put your mind to it! We've ...

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Affordable Care Act and Medical Debt

As we inch closer to the 2014 and the full roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (also known popularly as Obamacare) the debate about the impact of the law on medical costs, the country’s finances, and personal medical bills and debt continues to rage. The Republican controlled US House of Representatives has obsessed over the issue for years, voting many times to repeal the act even though they fully underst ...

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A Look At Heating Costs In The Houston Area

Hot summer days in Houston cause many homeowners to neglect their heating systems. When you are always keeping the air conditioner blasting, you may forget to have the furnace system serviced properly. But it is important to make sure you have a working furnace system to warm the home when there are days when the temperature drops. Costs can vary depending upon the type of heating system you have. Here we’l ...

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Helping Rebuild Credit

When people have bad credit, they feel like all is hopeless. They do not feel like they will ever get ahead because rarely anyone will ever give them a chance to rebuild. People with bad credit cannot buy homes or get personal loans. Sometimes, credit can be so bad that even educational loans or credit cards that are designed to build credit are denied. All is not hopeless because credit repair companies ca ...

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Saving One Step At A Time

Saving your money is the golden rule but there are many of us who still have the difficulties of perfecting our financial management plan to successfully save some money. The problem usually lies on the fact that we take “savings” a heavy word in such a way that we feel pressured of setting aside some amount for the rainy days. All too often, saving becomes a burdensome mission that we usually don’t complet ...

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How To Buy A Bike Without Spending A Fortune

A motorbike is not completely necessary for anyone but plenty of people want to buy a bike. You may be one of these interested parties, attracted by the gleaming chrome and the freedom you get riding a bike. You may be turned on by hot new bikes on sale at motor shows like the New York International Motorshow – bikes like the Goldwing F6B, the Honda CBR500RR, or the BMW R1200GS. These flash new bikes may be ...

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