Best of the week – February 16, 2013

Here are some articles that caught my eye this week…

Why Sell Your Used Car Rather Than Trade It?

It may be a little bit more of a hassle, but you will almost always be able to get more for your old vehicle by selling it yourself than by trading it in. Remember the dealer still needs to be able to resell your trade-in and make at least a little money on it. That profit margin will be coming out of your pocket.

A Beginner’s Guide To Taxes: Which Tax Form Should I File?

It’s that time of year when we need to start thinking about filing our taxes. If you have a lot of investments or rental properties or if you are self-employed you might want to consider getting a professional to help with your taxes. For most Americans though tax forms don’t really need to be that complicated. I have used TurboTax personally for several years and it makes it very easy.

7 Items That are (Often) Cheaper to Buy Online Than In-store

One item in particular here that surprised me.

Why You Should Ignore Credit Repair Ads + 3 Steps to Fix Your Credit Free

There are many companies out there that promise to be able to fix your credit score. Most of these are scams and rip-offs. Even those that aren’t do things that you can do for yourself at no cost.

The Problem With Low Monthly Payments

Lowering your payments would seem like a good idea, but there are some real dangers. A much better idea is to pay off your debts so that you don’t have any monthly payments.

How Your Failures Can Help You Succeed

Many famous people went through significant failures, sometimes many failures before they ever found the success that made them famous. The key is to learn from those failures and never give up.


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