Author: LeeMarie Kennedy

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What is financial discipline & why do you need it?

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The word “discipline” can bring about some hefty connotations. Thoughts might travel to a terrifying teacher or a stint in doggy boot camp for Fido and …

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Paid student loan interest? Don’t forget about this tax credit

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If you’re a borrower who paid interest on a qualified student loan, it’s possible to deduct some or all of that interest on your federal income …

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Long-term auto loans: Good idea or bad investment?

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When to apply for student loans

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  If you need a loan for college, you may be wondering whether a private student loan is the right choice for you. And, once you’ve …

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9 crowdfunding sites for your business

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For entrepreneurs and startups with big business plans, taking the next step to raise capital can require a serious leap of faith. How will the project be …

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Auto loan preapproval & prequalification: What’s the difference?

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Can you refinance an auto loan with a cosigner?

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Tips when shopping for a mortgage

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Shopping for a car: fun, freeing and full of fresh new smells. Shopping for a puppy: heartwarming and full of suspicious smells. Shopping for a mortgage: …

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Open house tips for homebuyers

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Your dream house pops up on Zillow alerts, you scour it immediately and confirm it’s just perfect, your pocketknife is ready to carve your initials in …

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A guide to real estate counteroffers

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Unless you’re fresh out of a Negotiating 101 final and ready to huck your textbook straight into the trash, navigating real estate counter offers might not …