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The Total Cost of a Home Mortgage

Buying a home is a major event in our lives, and the excitement can easily overshadow the long-term financial commitment we’re about to make. This is especially true when we’ve found a home that we love. 596 more words

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Why are savers shunning the state pension top up offer

Under the terms of the offer, males born before 6 April 1951 and females born before 6 April 1953, can get between £1 and £25 per week guaranteed, extra income for life, with the state pension top up, by making a lump sum payment by 5 April 2017. 215 more words

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Tax Rules For Renting to a Relative

It seems like a great idea. A financially stable person wants to help out a struggling family member by offering to rent their property at a bargain rate. 53 more words

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5 Vacation Destinations that Won't Break the Bank

Vacation– an extended period of recreation, especially one spent away from home or traveling.

Vacations are something that all of us enjoy. While some people prefer the staycation route, most of us want to get out of our city and travel somewhere new. 1,455 more words

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Top 3 Gas Rewards Cards for 2016

Next week is back to school in our district, but most of the country still has time to do some summer road tripping. Before you head out, check out my latest blog for GetKard.com to… 15 more words

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Three Options for Excess 529 Plan Funds

The #1 question I hear from parents wondering about opening a 529 Plan to save for their child’s education is: what happens to unused money in the plan. 47 more words

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Compound Interest Simply Understood

Most bank savings and money market accounts provide periodic compounding of interest, which is the interest being applied to the balance for a given period (usually monthly). 244 more words

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