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Consider Auto Loans Before Choosing Your New Car

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by Michael Poulos, President/CEO of Michigan First Credit Union If you’re in the market to buy a new or used car, it can be an exciting time prospecting which one you’ll be driving.  However, before getting behind any wheel, sit back and take a smart look at this long-term financial responsibility. Before you fall in love …

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Honeymoon

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by Janelle O’Hara for My So-Called Money My honey and I (ew, never saying THAT again) are elbow deep in wedding planning right now. Many brides-to-be count this as one of the most exciting times of their lives, but for me, I’m finding the process to be annoying and stressful. I wish I had enough …

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Spring Clean Your Money

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The weather outside is FINALLY less than frightful, which seems to have put many people in a better mood. If you’re finally opening the windows and airing out that stuffy winter dust, why not take time to polish up your finances, too? The Motley Fool has a simple, quick guide to purging and simplifying your …

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Should You Combine Your Finances?

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by Janelle O’Hara for My So-Called Money If you’re getting ready take that all-important walk down the aisle, you’re probably elbow deep in reception venues, fabric swatches, flowers and dinner menus. It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of wedding planning. It’s also important to remember what you’re doing: joining two separate lives …

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Teaching Entrepreneurship – How Young is Too Young?

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The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article describing programs for children under 10. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill summer camps, where popsicle stick crafts and canoe trips are the norm. Some 5-to-7 year olds are attending camps specifically geared toward entrepreneurship. Yes, you read that correctly. Kindergartners are learning how to draft marketing plans, conduct …

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The Millionaire Mindset

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by Janelle O’Hara for My So-Called Money The entertainment industry tends to portray the wealthy as one-dimensional, greedy, selfish, and ambitious to a fault. Why is this? Some people believe there’s nobility in being poor, but that’s not exactly true. It’s great to be proud of where you come from, but that pride should not …

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The Millionaire Mindset

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by Janelle O’Hara for My So-Called Money The entertainment industry tends to portray the wealthy as one-dimensional, greedy, selfish, and ambitious to a fault. Why is this? Some people believe there’s nobility in being poor, but that’s not exactly true. It’s great to be proud of where you come from, but that pride should not …

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Before You Buy: House Hunting Tips

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Buying a home can be an exciting and somewhat stressful experience. When shopping for your new home, keep in mind that one of the most important aspects of home ownership is often neglected, finding the right mortgage. Your mortgage is the backbone of the entire purchase, but without doing proper research, you might not be …

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High Five – Financial Strategies for the Ages

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Most people have similar financial goals: they want to satisfy short-term needs (such as buying a home or car), provide for their families and save for a comfortable retirement. But strategies for achieving these goals may be different for different generations. Here are five financial planning tips that cover a range of life stages. Retirees (age 65+) Develop a …

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Who’s Looking at Your Credit Report?

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by Michael Poulos, President/CEO of Michigan First Credit Union Everyone should know how the financial decisions he or she makes in life affect his or her credit report and credit score. The good news is that it’s not rocket science – everyone can learn to understand how their decisions impact credit reports. More often today, …

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