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Build Your Own Support System for Financial Advice

Someone who owns a business or has accumulated some wealth is likely to have the support of a network of financial professionals, such as bookkeepers, accountants, attorneys, and financial planners. That same level of support would certainly be useful for anyone just beginning a career. The catch, of course, is that when you’re just starting […]

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Can’t Pay Off Your Credit Card Monthly? Cut It Up!

Financial consultant Rick Kahler says there are still many good reasons to stay away from credit cards. Kahler says, “I’m a great advocate of not using credit cards, especially for anything consumer related. The best use of a credit card is to pay if off every month. And I recommend to people, when you hit […]

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Tight Credit at the First Family Bank

With banks and credit card companies tightening their lending practices, some would-be borrowers are looking for loans from another source—that long-established institution, the First Financial Family Bank. Loaning money to friends or family members has so many pitfalls that it’s not even possible to list them all in one column. A financial advisor is almost […]

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