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The truth behind 9 debt myths

By Dana Dratch That free advice you get from friends, co-workers or the “charming” bill collector on the phone could be worth even less that what you paid for it.From the perils of acknowledging old debts to the odds of … Continue reading

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Congress to Pentagon: Save the Troops From Predatory Lenders

By Erika Eichelberger Six years ago, a major Pentagon investigation revealed that shady lenders were taking advantage of active-duty military by roping them into high-risk loans with astronomical interest rates. The Military Lending Act (MLA), which Congress passed in 2007, … Continue reading

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