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Is Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Costing You Money?

Are you worrying too much about whether you should pay off your mortgage early or invest that extra cash? Here's an article for you.

Should you skip a mortgage payment to get a bank's attention?

The Obama administration announced a foreclosure prevention and mortgage reduction program about two months ago, and as of April less than 1000 loans have been refinanced under th

Do You Live In One Of America’s Most Foreclosure-Ridden Towns?

I’ve seen several houses in my area go into foreclosure over the last 12 months. The economy and over-inflated housing prices, coupled with predatory lenders and some very bad deci

FREE 2GB iPod Shuffle from Compass Bank

Key Bank clearly did very well from their iPod promotion, because Compass Bank is now running almost the exact same deal. With Compass Bank though it's a very cool 2GB iPod Shuffle

The Bank of Gasoline

Fuel prices may be going down, but for some motorists fuel prices never went up. Over 8,000 motorists in the St. Cloud, MN area are paying an average of $.50 to $1.50 less per gall

I'll have one Visa credit card, hold the APR

Why bother with middling details, like the interest rate? Just go ahead and get that card. Bank of America can help! I do most of my banking at Bank of America. I don't adore Bank of America, but they've always been pretty good. [more]

The Magic Marker Money Safe

I've never tried a money-belt. I've nevr had enough cash to put in one to be honest. But when I lived in London I was mugged three times, and this little beauty would have saved me a stack of cash. It's a great idea. [more]