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It can be tempting to extend the term of your student loans. But there's a catch. Make sure to weigh these pros and cons before you refinance.
Why is it important to know your net worth? Net worth---your assets minus your liabilities---is a snapshot of your financial health.
It may be a good idea to cancel a credit card if you can't control your spending. But it's not without consequences. Is closing your account the right move?
No credit? Bad credit? A secured credit card may be the best way to help you build a better credit score. Learn how secured credit cards work.
A cosigner can help you qualify for loans that might otherwise be out of reach. But be careful: you're putting someone else's credit at risk.
If you've come into a recent windfall, it can be tempting to spend it on fun. But here are 9 smart ways to spend $1,000.
I'm young and single, I don't need a will, right? Maybe. Here's who needs to get a will drafted right away — and who can get away without one.
You do have options if you can't make your student loan payments. Consolidation, refinancing, or changing your payment plan can all help you avoid default.
When calculating net worth, should you count your car as an asset? Yes, but only if you use a current -- and realistic -- depreciated value.
Not everything you hear about student loans is true. Here we bust eight student loan myths that might be affecting you.