That big-screen TV you're wanting to buy in time for the Super Bowl is probably not the worst thing you could do to your budget. Your habits may be a bigger problem.
You are probably already nervous about who might have your personal data -- is it safe to give it out again to take advantage of the offer?
After the holidays, you may be taking a closer look at some of the promotional offers that promise 0 percent interest for a time. If you have great credit, there are some excellent choices out there.
Home multimedia centers and TVs were also among the household devices that have been attacked. What's at risk? Just about anything with a power cord.
Often there's a disconnect between what gives us the most joy and what we think we want. Once you've saved up for something, you'll want to spend the money without regret.
If you're contacted over past-due bills, make sure the caller is legitimate, and understand your rights.
Lease approvals are up slightly, and leasing is projected to remain healthy throughout this year.
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