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Verizon Now Charging for Online – But Not Automatic – Payments

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Verizon has announced that they will begin charging customers a $2 fee for paying their bills online via credit card, in order to “continue to support these single bill payment options in these channels and is designed to address costs incurred by us for only those customers who choose to make single bill payments in […]

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Day 6: Get Realistic With Your Spending

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What do you spend your money on? Your mortgage/rent, food, utilities, entertainment, clothes, cell phone … what else? Do you know how much you spend on each every month? How about your irregular expenses — what are they and how much do they cost? Today is all about understanding your spending. About the author: Jason […]

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Day 4: Categorize Your Spending

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If you don’t know where you are, how will you know where you’re going and how to get there? Today’s entry is all about better understanding where your money goes. How much are you spending? What are you spending it on? Is it in line with your expectations? Thanks to the financial tools we have […]

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Is It Possible to Completely Avoid Black Friday?

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Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, and by the time you read this, you’ll know whether or not you bought anything. There’s a certain thrill most of us get when we buy things. But, if you’re anything like me, there’s also a high chance of buyer’s remorse (and I don’t buy […]

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Leasing a Car? Know the Downsides

For many people, car ownership is the second biggest ticket purchase that they’re likely to make (after real estate). No matter how you slice it, a car is a substantial purchase. My late grandfather was fond of pointing out that every vehicle he purchased in his lifetime cost as much as all the previous ones […]

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How to Save 70% Off Your Next Car’s MSRP

Automobiles have a unique place in American consumption and personal finance. Nothing else costs so much and depreciates so fast and we continue to buy them. As everyone knows, cars are more than transportation. For businesspeople, it is often important to have a newer car to project an image of prestige and prosperity. Others are […]

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It’s Time to Publicly Fund Physician Training

The need for health care reform and new health care policies keeps making the news almost every day. Better access to health care includes better access to the knowledge and services of physicians. That would imply the number of new health care graduates should grow as the population grows, but medical school degree data published […]

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