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How to Sell Used Textbooks

College is an expensive investment. The costs of tuition, room, board and books can put a dent in your finances. One of the ways to recoup your expenses is by selling your used college...

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Seller Financing

In today’s tight housing market, sellers and buyers are looking for alternative ways to finance home or property ownership. Seller financing can solve this problem in a big way. While most people turn to...

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Prosper: Peer-to-Peer Lending

When consumers seek personal loans for things like bill consolidation, auto purchases, home down payments, business ventures and home repairs, the path of traditional lenders may seem hopeless, especially for consumers with less than...

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What Factors Determine a Credit Score?

A credit report is the key factor that any lender, including credit card companies, mortgage brokers, car dealers and banks, will examine to determine whether to extend credit to a potential borrower. Credit reports...

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Credit Reports Explained

There’s something mysterious about credit reports, credit scores and the way that this information is provided to consumers. No one knows exactly how credit scores are calculated because agencies use secret formulas. However, you...

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How to Repair a Credit Report

A negative credit history can have serious repercussions. Lenders may refuse to extend credit, but a bad credit report can also cause landlords to deny potential tenants and employers to reject applicants. The credit...

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Unsecured Personal Loans

In the world of personal finance, there are essentially two types of loans. One is called a secured loan and the other is called an unsecured loan. With a secured loan, the applicant has...

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Campaign Finance Reform in 2016

The influence of money on political matters has always been a prominent issue. Protesters were incensed when a 2010 decision by the Supreme Court found it unconstitutional to prohibit independent donations by unions and...

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Everyone with student loan debt wonders if there’s some secret method to discharging college loans. For some people, there is a way to make a student loan balance disappear, but there are several stipulations....