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Your money in 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017
CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose weight or to begin an exercise routine. But the new year is also a perfect time to develop great financial habits and to finally take care of money matters that may have been lingering for years. As you begin your planning, a few of the top financial resolutions
 
Illegal actions lead to fines against auto-title lenders
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Many consumers breathe a sigh of relief when their car loans are finally paid off. Gaining title to personal vehicles should free up monthly monies – unless that title is later used as collateral for a high-cost and abusive loan. Car-title loans provide a percentage of a vehicle’s total value in exchange for the promise of quick cash.
 
Social Security: retirement planning
Sunday, January 1, 2017
It is 2017, and that means you might be one more year closer to retirement. Whether you are at your first job or wrapping up a successful career, there are always new things to learn about when it comes to saving for the future. So why not make retirement planning part of your New Year’s resolution! Putting money in a high-yield savings account (if
 
Black-owned startup offers layaway for plane tickets
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Airfordable, launched by a group of Chicago-based black entrepreneurs, allows users to create a payment plan when buying airline tickets. Users can secure a plane ticket with a deposit upfront, and pay the remaining balance in bi-weekly recurring payments before the departure date. Ama Marfo, Craig Henry and Emmanuel Buah decided to collaborate after
 

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