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Why Buy? The Rise of Auto Leases

Attracted by low payments, consumers are opting to rent new wheels in record numbers. But is it really cheaper in the long run?

401(k) Loans: What You Should Know

Whether you're tempted to pay down debt or buy a home, a CFP® explains whether you should consider using your 401(k) for funds.

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ... Financial Aid for College

Financial aid pros set the record straight about college funding myths and misconceptions. Are you making these mistakes?

How I Paid $100,000 Off My Mortgage in Under 2 Years

Sean is conquering one of the biggest debts many of us will ever take on, and today, he's sharing how he does it.

Ready to Refinance? Review These 3 Tips

Low mortgage rates are making it appealing to apply for a new home loan, but check these tasks off your to-do list first.

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7 Top Mortgage-Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

A home is probably the biggest purchase you will ever make. Be sure not to trip over these mortgage-shopping pitfalls.

8 Debt Collection Mistakes Not to Make

Getting calls from collection agencies? Learn what your rights are and what you shouldn't do.

8 Top Home-Selling Mistakes People Often Make

Want to get as much money as you can for your house? Skip these missteps.

Checklists

I Want to Fill Out My FAFSA to Get Student Aid

Think of the FAFSA as your golden ticket to educational opportunity—it's key for you to apply for grants, scholarships and federal loans to help pay for college or graduate school.

I Want to Get a Mortgage

You're ready to buy a home. Find out exactly what steps you need to take to get a mortgage.

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