Should I buy a house during a pandemic?

Q: I planned to buy my first home this spring and then the coronavirus changed everything. Should I forget about my plans, or can I...
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What’s the best way to pay for a home renovation?

Q: I’m doing some home renovations this spring and I’m not sure how to finance the expense. There are so many loan options, but which...

Homeowner’s insurance coverage options

You worked hard to purchase the house of your dreams and it is most likely your largest financial investment. If disaster strikes, you want to...
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How to build up your credit from scratch

Q: I’ve never had a credit card and my credit history is non-existent. I’m ready to build up my credit from scratch. Where do I...
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How to create a budget in six easy steps

If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats, or just can’t find money...
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When should I put my house on the market?

If you’re thinking of selling your home, think spring, because the season of blossoming flowers and gentle breezes has traditionally been the best time of...
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The SECURE Act and you

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which took effect Jan. 1, 2020, aims to improve the nation’s retirement system. It includes 29...
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Misleading advertising ploys to beware of this Black Friday

Don’t let money go to waste this holiday shopping season. Below is a list of misleading advertising you may encounter when hunting for deals this...
Bensalem high school students learn life skills at Financial Reality Fair

Bensalem High School students learn life skills at Financial Reality Fair

The Bensalem High School gym was open for exercise on Nov. 14, that is, an exercise in budgeting as more than 500 students got a...
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What to buy and what to skip this Black Friday

Before you brave the crowds this Black Friday, take a few minutes to read through our list of what to buy and what to skip,...