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Pay off mortgage

Apr 6, 2010
Question: My husband and I are interested in paying down our mortgage faster. One idea is to stop putting money into savings until the mortgage is...
Posted In: debt, Housing
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California isn't 'Greece of the U.S.'

Apr 1, 2010
California and Greece may both be associated with overwhelming debts, but California's debts are outperforming Greece's bonds, according to a...
Posted In: california, debt, Greece
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Mortgage for HELOC?

Mar 29, 2010
Question: My wife and I currently owe about $60k on our 15yr mortgage at 5.125% with 8 years until it is paid off. Our bank is currently offering a...
Posted In: debt, Housing
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Buy now--or rent

Mar 19, 2010
Question: After waiting out the overheated Northern Virginia market for several years despite lots of peer advice to buy, my wife and I are now...
Posted In: debt, Housing, Savings
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Paying off credit card

Mar 11, 2010
Question: I am trying to pay off my credit card. However, the interest rate is so high (%17.9) that it's really hard to get ahead. I owe &7,000...
Posted In: Credit Cards, debt
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On a financial precipice

Feb 8, 2010
Question: There is a leak in my "solar equity energy". I did the "home ATM" and have refinanced myself into oblivion. I have an ARM which is at 7.5...
Posted In: bankruptcy, debt
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Paying for culinary school

Jan 26, 2010
Question: My daughter got a Sallie Mae loan to go to culinary school. She was 27 so did not get the special low rates for younger students, rather...
Posted In: debt, student loans
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Save for car

Jan 25, 2010
Question: I am saving up for a new car. I put away, above and beyond the normal expenses on my current vehicle, fifty cents for every mile I drive,...
Posted In: cars, debt, Savings
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Which debts to pay off first

Jan 12, 2010
Question: I am hoping you can help me with a question my husband and I have. We currently have an extra $1200.00 that we would like to pay towards...
Posted In: debt, Housing, student loans
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A dollar collapse

Dec 10, 2009
Question: Will personal debt be devalued like government debt when Obama devalues the dollar and please don't act like he won't do that 3rd quarter...
Posted In: currency, debt

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