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Take Action 2007
Take Action with personal finances
As part of its Financial Literacy series, Bankrate's articles help you take action with your personal finances.
Take action archives

Archive of Take Action articles

5/21/2007 - Pluses and pitfalls of tapping equity
Leveraging the equity in your home can be a savvy financial move or a step backward.

5/21/2007 - FAQ on home equity uses
Bankrate's Dr. Don offers suggestions for when and how to make use of a home's equity.

5/21/2007 - Putting home equity to work
As you create equity in your home it becomes an asset. Here are seven ways to look at this asset.

5/21/2007 - Understanding cash-out refinancing
Tapping equity with a cash-out refi can be a savvy move depending on need, interest rates and current mortgage.

5/21/2007 - 5 bad reasons to borrow
Sometimes tapping your home's equity can lead to big financial trouble.

4/23/2007 - 5 ways to jump-start savings
No retirement account yet? Follow these five steps to fuel your savings.

4/23/2007 - 20-somethings
In your 20s, a small consistent investment even for a short period trumps starting later and investing a larger sum.

4/23/2007 - 30-somethings
Life is getting hectic, but these seven tips can help you find a balance with family expenses and saving for retirement.

4/23/2007 - 40-somethings
Learn these tips to boost savings just as you are hitting peak earning years and family expenses seem to be ballooning.

4/23/2007 - 50 and over
Check out these six tips to help you reassess and ramp up your retirement savings.

4/23/2007 - Retirement roadblock: divorce
Both partners stand to lose financially in a divorce. Check out these eight tips for protecting your assets.

4/23/2007 - Retirement roadblock: debt
Here are seven ways to zap your debts without losing momentum on retirement savings.

4/23/2007 - Retirement roadblock: caregiver leave
Jumping off the fast track to care for the family can put the skids on retirement savings. Keep it rolling with these seven tips.


 
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