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Debt Management

December 28, 2015

What is debt management? As a modern consumer, you need credit. When you were growing up, you may have heard your parents or grandparents say, “If you can’t pay for it with cash, then you can’t afford to buy it.” That may have been sound advice 40 or even 20 years ago, but such attitudes…

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Frequently Asked Questions – I'm marrying someone with bad credit. How will this affect me?

August 21, 2012
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Answer:  You are not responsible for your future spouse’s bad credit or debt, unless you choose to take it on by getting a loan together to pay off the debt. However, your future spouse’s credit problems can prevent you from getting credit as a couple after you’re married. Even if you’ve had spotless credit, you…

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Fixed-Income Focus: Bond Fund Basics

January 18, 2010
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Even during periods when equities are top market performers, bonds may still have a place in your portfolio. As a complement to the more volatile nature of stock funds, fixed-income funds may have the potential to generate a steady stream of income and add stability to a portfolio. How Bond Funds Work Bond funds are…

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