Budget Tips for Foreign Students in the U.S.

For students from foreign countries, spending a semester or more in the United States is a life-changing experience. For some students, it’s their first time being away from home and family, and it’s a chance to experience a completely new culture. This may be the reason why the 2012-2013 school year was a record breaking …

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Direct Stafford Student Loans

There are numerous financial aid options for students who need help with their college tuition. Other than a grant or scholarship, the best option is a federal student loan. Stafford student loans are often referred to as direct Stafford loans because they are funded directly by the federal government rather than a private lender. Direct …

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What Is The Ideal Credit Score To Buy A Car?

Credit Score Woes Credit score has become everything nowadays if you want to purchase something on credit. Lenders are no longer playing and are not interested in taking your word or letting you slide with poor credit. After all, it is business and they have to protect their interests. So who is busy protecting yours? …

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Unraveling and Doing Away With Debt Settlement Myths

“You heard it through the grapevine” There are so many tales that keep going around about Debt Settlement and it seems people don’t know exactly what they  are talking about. Some have never even been in any sort of situation that would warrant an explanation, but they will be the first ones to tell you …

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Best Ways to Prevent Having Financial Loss

If you’re ever in the position where you have to deal with financial loss it can be one of the hardest set of circumstances to deal with. However, if you are proactive and take steps to look after your finances there are ways you can avoid it happening to you. Below are some excellent ways …

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Affordable Travel Tips That You Can Use While Budgeting Your Vacation

All work and no play… Having a well rested vacation is everybody’s dream at some point, but when you don’t have the finances; it can get to be tedious being at work all the time. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” but I say “All work and no money to go …

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How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt: Part I

Before you think of investing your money or saving it, you need to first of all pay off your credit card debt and any other debts that you may have.  This is because high credit card debts that have accumulated over many years always stop any investment from succeeding. High Interest Rates High credit card …

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Take Advantage of Things to Buy In June

Great June Bargains Summer is here! Great deals are inevitable in the month of June with Father’s day coming up. Summer is the season for weddings too, so it is the opportune time to do your research and take advantage of the fantastic deals being offered in stores out there of things to buy in …

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Tips to Pay off Your Debt Faster

Getting out of debt as quickly as possible is probably at the top of many people’s wish list. Finding ways to do it, however, may be difficult. There are a couple of avenues you can investigate – first, you can approach your creditors and negotiate some type of relief, or you can find more money …

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Saving on Expensive Funeral Costs

Losing a loved one is never easy, and with that loss you’re now left to plan a funeral. Emotions will be running high and it will seem like the cost is too expensive. You’ll need to plan where the funeral will take place, who will be there and if the actual burial will be a …

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