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Saving for Retirement? Comparing Traditional and Roth IRAs

May 2016 Individual retirement accounts, known as IRAs, are popular tax-advantaged vehicles for saving for retirement. Although there are actually 11 different types of IRAs, the most common are the traditional IRA and the Roth IRA. The most well-known difference between the traditional and Roth I...

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Donating to Earthquake or Flood Victims? Beware of Scams

In the past few weeks, earthquakes have hit Japan and Ecuador and heavy rains have caused flooding in  Texas. After disasters like these, many people want to help. Unfortunately, fake charities and other scams will take advantage of the disaster.

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Coming Soon to an ATM Near You? No Card Required

ATM skimming continues to be problem for financial institutions. Skimming is the stealing of account data from ATM, debit, and credit cards usually by inserting a device in the card slot on ATMs, self-service gas pumps, and other card readers. PINs can also be stolen by hidden cameras. Some estimate...

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Mortgage Guide

A home is the biggest investment most people make. The MoneyMatters Mortgage Guide will help you understand the process of financing your home. Whether or not you consider a mortgage with us, read this guide!

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Car Buying Guide

Did you know a dealer or online auto service can sell or lease you a new set of wheels for exactly what the dealer paid the manufacturer and still make $500 to $1,500 on just the car itself?  Read on to find out more.

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Home Buying Guide

Home ownership is a huge financial step. The Money Matters Home Buying Guide can help you plan for the total process whether you are a first time home buyer or a veteran.

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RV Buying Guide

A home on wheels! Who needs hotels? Who needs restaurants?  The Money Matters RV Guide helps you find the right RV at the right price.

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Boat Buying Guide

If you’ve ever gunned the engine of any watercraft, whether it’s a ten-foot dingy or a thirty-foot cruiser, you know how exhilarating boating can be.  This guide will show you how to purchase one!

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Fraud & Privacy Issues

Every worry about identity theft?  Worry about the dangers of the web? Mind if I read your private emails or browse through your medical records? This section takes you into the scary world of privacy and identity theft.

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Fifty Plus Guide

This guide is filled with resources for adults as they pass fifty and look forward to enjoying their "empty nest" and retirement years.

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Remar's Report

Remar Sutton has been a leading consumer advocate in America for over twenty-five years, and is your independent consumer spokesperson.

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Gen Y with Will

Will deHoo has been a leading consumer advocate for young people in America since 2003 and is the person responsible for the excellent “FoolProof” financial education program.

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Drew's News

Twice a month, Drew Guthrie will bring breaking news directly to you on this Money Matters website.

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