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2008

June

03
  • Tu plan familiar para desastres. La temporada de huracanas ya comenzó y es el momento de defininir un plan sencillo de lo que debes hacer tú y tu familia en caso de impacto de un huracán u otro desastre

May

27
  • No más recortes del Fed. Muchas veces el Banco de Reserva Federal es ambiguo en lo que se refiere al rumbo de la economía, pro ahora las cosas no pueden ser más claras. Funcionarios del Fed han anunciado
  • Cómo traspasar un crédito. Ser "cofirmante" te obliga A veces resulta difícil decir “no” cuando nos piden ser cofirmantes, sobre todo si se trata de un familiar o un amigo cercano. Pero ten en cuenta que si por
26
  • 'Delay insurance' saves traveler hassles. Summer travelers worried about getting stranded at an airport because of storms, missed connections and canceled flights have new ways to protect themselves -- for a fee. After last summer's many travel hassles, travel-insurance companies
25
  • Improve your credit report. Some experts say that you should close old credit cards that you're not using very often. That can be a good idea if you're tempted to max out your credit cards. However, John Ulzheimer, president
19
  • Need a better mortgage? Call Uncle Sam. On Capitol Hill this week, lawmakers are set to continue to grapple with the best response to the rising tide of home foreclosures. But the Bush administration says it has a solution in place: A
15
  • ¡Me robaron la identidad!. ¿Cómo le robaron su información? ¡Es difícil saberlo! Hoy día, los delincuentes usan diversos métodos. Estos son algunos de los más frecuentes: Vigilan a las personas cuando escriben un
12
  • Reclamos por los tornados. Los tornados ocurridos en Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri y algunas zonas del estado de Georgia recientemente, son un recordatorio de lo destructivos y mortales que pueden ser estos fenómenos climáticos que afectan a gran
  • Mamá soltera y sus finanzas. No hay dudas que el Día de las Madres es una hermosa celebración. Pero, hablemos claro, para la mujer que tiene hijos, todos los días es Día de las Madres... aunque
11
  • Muni bonds: Uninsured doesn't mean unsafe. Now you know. You've been wasting your money by buying insured municipal bonds. The bonds themselves are fine. In fact, muni yields are practically irresistible today, for taxable accounts. The wasteful part is the insurance.
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  • Compare candidate health care plans. WASHINGTON -- If John McCain becomes president, Americans would be steered toward buying individual health insurance policies, and job-related coverage eventually could decline. If Barack Obama or Hillary Rodham Clinton wins, more people would get
04
  • Paying online can weave web of problems. My friends tell me it's quick and painless. They say doing it makes life feel so much easier. They also swear that once you start, you won't be able to live without it. It sounds
02
  • Nueva ley contra discriminación. Las compañías no podrían usar información genética para tomar decisiones sobre empleo o seguros, de acuerdo con un proyecto de ley aprobado casi por unanimidad por el Congreso y que ahora
01
  • Not all credit scores created equal. AS THE DIRECTOR of finance at a Spring Hill, Fla.-based Chrysler dealership, Marvin Hedrick has had his fair share of skeptical (and unhappy) clients, especially when he has to turn someone down for an

April

23
  • ¿Vale la pena comprar seguro de viaje?. Cada vez más viajeros en Estados Unidos compran algún tipo de seguro de viaje, motivados por inconvenientes en la industria de las aerolíneas y otros factores, con los que se sienten má
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  • Debt may be a factor in suspicious fires. Some folks celebrate their last home mortgage payment by setting fire to their loan agreement. Lately, some people behind on their mortgages are simply setting fire to their homes. In what appears to be the
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  • Co-payments for expensive drugs go way up. Health insurance companies are rapidly adopting a new pricing system for very expensive drugs, asking patients to pay hundreds and even thousands of dollars for prescriptions for medications that may save their lives or slow
08
  • Health care businesses take off at airports. Reluctant to deal with the hassles of airport security, sales executive Michael D'Souza generally packs the syringes he needs for his daily medication in a bag that he checks when he travels. The strategy backfired
 

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