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Financial Literacy
Audio clips 2007
Personal finance audio clips
As part of its Financial Literacy series, Bankrate offers audio clips that explore topics ranging from budgeting to taxes.
Audio Archives

Archive of Financial Literacy audio clips
January 2007
10 ways to save $500
Save on energy costs
Be master of your money
Stop living paycheck to paycheck
Surviving on one income
Successful balance-transfers
9 best reasons to save money
5 (worthless) excuses for not saving
February 2007
Educating teens about credit
What to ask before getting a secured card
Using credit card for overdraft protection
Cancel a card, hurt your credit score
Tips for balance transfers
Sign a credit card or not?
Credit cards can be a good idea
March 2007
High credit score can save you plenty
Meltdown in the subprime mortgage market
Multiple loan applications can hurt credit score
5 homeownership tax myths
Buy flood insurance before the water rises
Debt-to-income ratio important as credit score
8 questions to ask home listing agents
April 2007
Moving toward your retirement goal
Guard your portfolio against inflation
Are you ready for retirement?
The other great Social Security debate
Free financial planning with no strings attached
Target-date funds a solution
May 2007
What's a cash-out refinance?
Finding cash for remodeling
What home equity lenders look for
Beware these home equity scams
Pros/cons of debt equity
June 2007
Bankruptcy timeline: Rebuilding credit
High credit score can save you plenty
Hitching a ride on hubby's credit
Piggyback can lift your credit score
3 steps to boost your credit score
Educating teens about credit
July 2007
10 ways to save $500
Save on energy costs
Be master of your money
Stop living paycheck to paycheck
Surviving on one income
9 best reasons to save money
5 (worthless) excuses for not saving
Most Americans fail the emergency-fund test
How to build an emergency fund
August 2007
Buy flood insurance before the water rises
Kids gone? 20 insurance tips for empty nesters
Get the gap if you're upside-down
Life insurance: Introduction
Finding the best deal on auto insurance
September 2007
Having that special talk ... about money
10 financial aid pitfalls
Student loan forgiveness: Rare, but possible
Home equity can be source of tuition money
Colleges help to tame tuition
5 ways to make college saving a cinch
October 2007
Target-date funds a solution
Keith Cameron Smith: how to become a millionaire
Building liquid savings: savings account
Building blocks for successful investing
U. S. Treasury securities
Investment blunders
November 2007
Preparing your finances for death and disaster
Financial and health care planning
The basics of estate planning
Preventing squabbles over a will with no-contest clause
December 2007
4 tax moves not to make until 08
7 tax terrors
Your online tax-paying options
Form W-4: the beginning of your working life
Ill-fitting forms could mean slow refunds




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