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7 Tips to Save $$$ on Car Loans

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1. Know your credit score The higher your credit score, the lower the interest rate you’ll have to pay on your car loan. Credit scores run between 500 and 850. Paying your bills and paying them on time are two ways to ensure that your credit score stays higher.   2. You don’t have to use dealer financing Call your …

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10 Things You Should Know About Contracts

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1. People who ask you to sign contracts don’t necessarily know what’s in them. And they sure don’t like you to ask any questions!   I learned this the hard way when renting my first apartment in a new state. The landlord said, “don’t bother cleaning when you move out because they always pay someone to come in and clean …

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What You Should Know About Tariffs

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There are a lot of talks in the news recently about “tariffs” and our trade deficit with other countries. When I attempt to talk with friends about this issue, it dawns on me that they don’t understand what a tariff is and how that affects our trade deficit with other countries. That prompted me to write this simple explanation. I …