There’s a one-in-33 chance you’ll have your identity stolen in the next year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Those rates may be even less favorable for senior citizens, who often find themselves a desirable target for scammers. There are ways to prevent your risk of becoming a victim (or to protect your parents and other older loved ones), but you need to be fully informed to do so.

Senior scams -- protect your loved ones from becoming victims.

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Shacking up with a partner or getting married can set you up for a comfy living; but if you get used to that lifestyle and then one of you loses your job or wants to make a career change, then you have to make some changes, fast. Here’s how to prepare for your transition from dual to single income.
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Bankruptcy Rules Might Go Up for Review

Is Trump Making It Easier To Get Out From Student Loan Debt?

According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Report recently released by the Federal Reserve, America’s total student loan debt has topped $1.5 billion – and we are having trouble paying off that debt. At of the end of 2017, a whopping 11 percent of student loans were either ninety days delinquent or in default.
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Home Prices Outpace Pay Increases
Affordable housing is increasingly hard to find in today’s market. According to data from Trulia, America’s inventory of starter homes has decreased by almost half compared to six years ago while prices rose by almost 58 percent.
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Best Buys for Father's Day Take Care of Dad without Breaking the Bank

Father’s Day is coming up on June 17. What can you get dad to celebrate his special day without loading up the credit cards?
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Father's Day spending. How People Spend Money on Father's Day Gifts How Much Is Dad Worth to You?

Father’s Day will be here soon. Have you picked up anything for Dad yet?
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If you own a car, you know how expensive it can get just to do routine maintenance. This is especially true if you have to take your car to the shop every time you need something done. For example, the average repair cost for a car across the nation is $356.04, and a lot of that is for labor. Here are some basic car repairs you can learn to do yourself to keep more money in your pocket. [click to continue…]

New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership

4 Out Of 5 Young Borrowers Blame Student Loan Debt For Not Owning A Home New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership

Financial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a hindrance: it’s the reason why millennials with student loans can’t buy a home.
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