Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Price of Education

While it is often stated that a college education is priceless, the reality is that costs continue to rise each year. The good news is that many sources of financial aid are available to students and their families. For example, … Continue reading

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What Is a Credit Score?

Ever wondered why your application for a credit card was declined? How the interest rates on your loans were determined? Or what those advertisements about getting your free credit report mean? All of these are related to one’s credit score. … Continue reading

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Investing in Bond Funds

If you don’t want to invest all your assets in the stock market, you may need to consider either cash or bonds for your portfolio. While cash is relatively safe, returns are likely to be less than 1% given the … Continue reading

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March Market Commentary

February saw markets continue to inch upward because of a temporary resolution to the Greek debt crisis. A second bailout was approved by European leaders, pending a bond swap in which private creditors are expected to accept a write-off that … Continue reading

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