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Keep your family protected through all stages of life

March 27, 2011

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Planning for the unexpected is a necessary part of life. If you have children, a spouse and family members who depend on you for financial support, life insurance is something you should consider. As you pass through differen...

Fireplace inserts transform open masonry fireplaces into beautiful heat producers

March 21, 2011

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(ARA) - Many people love their fireplaces, but if you have an open masonry wood-burning fireplace, you may want to consider updating it with a fireplace insert. Every minute they are burning, open masonry fireplaces can exhaus...

Checking 101: A new era of banking

March 20, 2011

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(ARA) - Banks are responding to new regulations with product changes designed to help them recover lost revenue - and it can be very confusing to figure out just what those changes mean for your checking account. Is "free checking" ...

New grads: How to get your finances in order upon entering the real world

March 17, 2011

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(ARA) - Graduation means no more classes and no more books, but you may find those items being replaced by bills and loan statements. In college, students learn the things that will help them prosper in their careers, but many al...

Heading down the aisle? Money management advice for the soon-to-be-married

March 15, 2011

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(ARA) - Every couple planning a wedding knows that there are some argument-causing topics they just won't discuss. Maybe he'll leave the choice of wedding colors up to her, and she, in turn, won't comment on his best man's re...

Talking money with teens empowers them for a strong financial future

March 15, 2011

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(ARA) - Parenting is a challenge, but parenting a teen can be downright difficult. As their homework and decision-making gets more complex, so do the conversations parents need to have with their growing kids. Topics like sex, dr...

What new FTC rules on debt relief might mean for you

March 14, 2011

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You've likely heard the stories of fly-by-night companies that offer to get people out of debt, only to make matters worse by setting up an agreement that only causes the customer to fall further into debt. The Better Business Bu...

How education can increase your earning potential

March 9, 2011

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(ARA) - Unemployment is edging down. Yet with millions of Americans still out of work, many are looking for ways to make themselves better prepared to seize emerging opportunities. As blue collar jobs have been outsourced to ot...

What you need to know before buying your first motorcycle

March 9, 2011

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Warm summer breezes, the smell of fresh air and the throttle of an engine idling between your knees at a stop light - those are the feelings, scents and sounds that give many people the urge to purchase their first motorcycle. With high prices at t...

What to do when your wallet is stolen

March 8, 2011

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Everyone has different techniques for keeping their wallet safe - placing it in your front pocket, holding your purse in a certain way - but the fact is, no matter how much you protect against it, there's always a chance your wa...

King of the ‘green’ road

March 3, 2011

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(ARA) - These days, consumers are more aware of the need to protect our fragile planet. They buy products that are environmentally friendly: solar-powered wrist watches, reusable coffee sleeves, designer sunglasses made with re...

Five time-saving tips for a well-organized tax season

March 2, 2011

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It's an amazing thing - tax season rolls around each year at the same time, but it seems that every year we get caught off guard with the "oh no, not again" mindset that can derail us from action dead in our tracks. If you're tired of ...

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