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Keep Your Business Finances Up to Date On the Go

If you’re self-employed or part of a small company, you know how important it is to keep track of finances and avoid debt. Thankfully, there is an expanding selection of finance apps available for smartphones that make this easier, though finding the best ones can difficult. Thankfully, Jennifer Freeman has rounded up a great set …

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Stay Ahead of Your Bank’s New Checking Account Policies

It’s no secret that banking fees have been going up for years, and this year is no different. While outcry stopped a number of large banks from charging monthly fees for debit card use, other charges have slipped in. New charges make it harder to save money, such as the now-prevalent balance requirements. These charge …

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A Week Later: Your Thoughts on the Housing Market?

Chicago and the U.S. received another round of gloomy forecasts for the real estate market last week. According to the Equifax Personal Finance Blog, a wide array of different sources confirmed the bad news for American homeowners, would-be buyers and the housing market as a whole. Real estate expert Ilyce Glink reported this news in her …

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More Good News About Credit Patterns for Chicago Homebuyers

The credit experts at the Equifax Personal Finance Blog are calling 2011 a “ slate…wiped clean…a fresh start, a new day.” That’s according to a recent post called, “Economy 2011: Credit Patterns Show Signs for Improvement in 2011.” What could be better news for owners of Chicago real estate? Some of the good news comes …

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