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Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line

(BPT) - It’s that time again - time to buy a new car. Maybe you’re excited because you’ve been dreaming of getting new wheels for a long time now. Or maybe you’re nervous; buying a car is a big financial commitment and you want to make sure you do your homework. If you fall into this second group, don’t worry; these five simple questions can help you find a vehicle that fits your lifestyle.

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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Growing up financially smart: prepaid cards provide college students security, convenience
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - This fall, college students around the country will take their first steps toward financial independence. For many young adults, the college years are the first time they are responsible for managing and budgeting their money. With a combination of funds from jobs, their families and student loans, students need to find a safe and easy way to spend, budget and save.

Stop loan scammers and bogus bill collectors with these tips
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - In the United States, federal and state consumer collection laws forbid debt collectors from using unfair, deceptive, and abusive means to collect debt. Unfortunately, that fact doesn’t stop scammers from using threats of arrest and jail time to coerce victims into paying bogus bills they don’t owe.

Thursday 08/21/2014
New coaching program helps people living with multiple sclerosis improve financial wellness
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Suzanne is a Las Vegas resident who spent nearly three decades fundraising for museums and universities until a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis in July of 2012 changed her life. Now MS keeps her from working full-time.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Don't Get Blindsided by the Sticker Shock of College
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - When it comes to paying for college education, careful planning and budgeting are musts.

Thursday 08/14/2014
Job Corps Works
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—For many young people, traditional paths to successful careers do not always take a straight, well-marked line.

Tips On Avoiding Financial Exploitation
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for older Americans. While financial abuse and scams are believed to cost seniors an estimated $3 billion annually, you can help prevent them and protect yourself.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
Young adults are getting serious about money sooner than you think
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - More evidence has emerged that parents are doing a better job teaching kids about money, and young adults are getting better at managing it.

Friday 08/08/2014
Last-minute shopping tips for back-to-school season that won't break the bank
Posted: August 08, 2014

(BPT) - If you enjoyed every minute of your summer vacation or you were completely booked with fun activities, you might have some last-minute back-to-school shopping left to do before the bell rings this fall. If you are a little behind in checking all of your kids’ school supplies off the shopping list, you can still find some good deals online.

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