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January 2013

Spend a little, save a little in 2013

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: January 25, 2013

I can't help but feel slightly giddy at the start of each year. Flipping the calendar from December to January seems to wash away all the mistakes of the past and offers a clean slate from which to start the next 12 months. Our family was able to achieve some significant financial goals last year - [...]

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Good-bye checking account, hello prepaid card

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: January 18, 2013

The big banks are tired of you leeching off them. For years, they have given you free checking in the hopes you would also take out a mortgage, run up your credit card balance or stash away a tidy sum in your savings account. But instead, you've been content to use your checking account and bypass [...]

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5 New Year resolutions for your credit cards

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: January 11, 2013

As we roll into the new year, it's only natural to start thinking about how you'd like to do things differently over the next 12 months. Even if you don't make formal resolutions, chances are there is something in the back of your mind that you hope and dream for in 2013. Unfortunately, by the end [...]

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Will retailers start charging for the privilege of paying with plastic?

Written by Maryalene LaPonsie
Posted On: January 4, 2013

Your morning latte may be getting more expensive. No, the coffee shop isn't raising their prices, but they may start charging you an extra fee if you plan on paying with your credit card. It's just the latest tactic allowed by retailers who don't appreciate $1 purchases paid for with Visa and MasterCard. Back in 2010, [...]

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