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Is the Time Right to Refinance Your Home Mortgage?

This year, although many economic analysts have been predicting that interest rates will rise more sharply, that has not happened but the potential must be considered. Taking all these factors into account you may be wondering if the time is right to refinance.

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Digital Wallets: Apple Pay Joins the Crowded Field

Using a digital wallet can be convenient and can be more secure way to use a credit card than swiping it at a register. It may allow you to carry fewer cards, credit and loyalty/rewards, in your real wallet. While digital wallets may become the preferred payment method in the future, there are drawbacks to using it now. Here are several.

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Time Travel: How About Retiring?

Wait a minute... You're young! Why should you think about retirement already?

Well, wouldn't you—at some point—like to be finished with work or school and do what you want, when you want, and have the money to do it?

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What Insurance Do You Need at Each Life Stage?

Insurance needs aren't static, however. As your life and that of your family changes over time, insurance needs also change. This reports profiles some important points and questions to consider for each important type of insurance at various life stages. We'll look at auto, health, home, life and other types of insurance.

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From the Archives:

Is Your Home Ready for Winter Weather?

No matter where you live, winter weather can cause damage to your home. Taking time to prepare your home, inside and out, before winter weather arrives, can prevent problems. These resources provide tips for preparing your home.

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Who's Fighting For You?

Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.

This month's featured consumer group:

  • Consumers for Auto Safety and Reliability

    CARS is a credible, respected voice for the public interest, working to expose illegal practices, improve auto safety technology, and ensure that unsafe, seriously defective vehicles are recalled and fixed before people are hurt.


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