Money - Page 5

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Renters: Beware These 4 Common Scams

Business is booming for phantom rentals.

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Fake Certified Checks: Don’t Be a Victim

Bank checks and money orders may not be as safe as you think.

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How to Build a Retirement Account When You're Self-Employed

Save now or pay later, experts say.

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When to Use a Credit Counseling Service — and When It’s a Scam

You could lower your interest rate significantly — or get ripped off.

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5 Things You Must Do Before You Retire

Make these moves before you punch out to avoid nasty financial surprises and help your money last.

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Don't Let a Car Mechanic Take You For a Ride

5 ways to avoid overspending on auto repairs.

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Don’t Let Moving Wreck Your Will

Your new state’s laws can lead to estate taxes and hassles for heirs.

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The Zero Percent Car Loan: What to Know Before You Sign

These deals sound amazing, but they may not be your best option.

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Hospital Bills Making You Sick?

You may need a medical billing advocate.

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What to Know Before Taking a Job When You're Retired

Look before you leap back into the job market.

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Extended Warranties: Are They Ever Worth It?

Do a little homework before you decide to buy.

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Should I Co-Sign a Loan?

Know the risks before helping out your friend or family member.

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Think Your Short-Term Rental Is Legal? Think Again

What you need to know before renting out rooms on Airbnb, Vrbo and other “sharing economy” startups.

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Landlords: 4 Rental Scams to Avoid

Read this before taking on your next tenant.

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Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

Confused about your work status? Protect your rights by learning the difference.