Month: May 2007

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How Credit Card Purchase Protection Saved My Friend $800

I’ve seen many personal finance blogs and books rail against the evils of credit cards. Dave Ramsey, for example, has a very negative view of credit cards. I’ve always been in the “credit cards are good” camp, if you use them wisely. However, there’s a very good reason NOT to pay cash for big-ticket electronics: Credit …

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Feel Renewed in Chicago Watching Mamma Mia – at the Carnivals

This week I have three carnivals to share. One is a new entry in my carnival line-up. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #161 hosted by Internet Banking For the Real World. In addition to my post about why you need a will, you might also like The Family Wallet’s post about insurance needs after you have a baby. Next, …

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