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What the End of Free Checking Really Means For Consumers

This is a guest contribution from Bill Hazelton, CEO of Credit Card Assist where he provides tips, news and advice on credit cards, balance transfers, rewards programs and all things credit-related.

While it’s not yet officially the end of free checking, consumers are finding it harder and harder to find banks that will waive fees […]

How to Save a Million Dollars on a Modest Income

I’ve had a written goal to become a millionaire since 1992. At my current rate of savings and return, I estimate I will have around $1.6 million saved for retirement in 20 years. […]

The Stock Market makes a Comeback

This week, the Dow finally crossed the magical 13K mark and is holding steady. More impressive, the S&P 500 closed above 1,400 for the first time since 2008 and the NASDAQ composite closed above 3,000 for the first time since 2000. […]

3 Reasons to Control your own Assets

The common theme was that investors were bilked, scammed and even murdered by unscrupulous money managers. Although most advisors are honest, hard-working professionals, these types of stories are becoming way too common to ignore. […]

What I Learned from my First Job

One of my fondest childhood memories was riding my BMX bike to work when I was 16 years old. Back then, I rode my BMX bike everywhere because I didn’t have a car. […]