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StasM
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Is there any benefit to investing in an index fund?

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Why does Bank of America sometimes refer to itself as Banc of America on some documents?

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The U.S. National Debt: What is it, where did it come from, and how does it work?

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What value is the 3-digit code on the credit card?

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If the U.S. defaults on its debt, what will happen to my bank money?

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What is a "fiat" currency? Are there other types of currency?

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Possible to use balance transfers to avoid interest with major credit cards?

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When to find a real-estate agent for buying a first home?

8 votes

How do scammers / money launderers profit from loans to victims?

8 votes

Is short selling a good hedging strategy during overzealous market conditions?

7 votes

Making your first million... is easy! (??)

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Side work taxes higher if regular job salary higher?

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How can I determine if a debt consolidation offer is real or a scam?

5 votes

What could be the harm in sharing my American Express statements online?

5 votes

Are there any banks with a command-line style user interface?

5 votes

I can make a budget, but how can I get myself to consistently follow my budget?

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Is it worth having a pension?

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Should I use Mint.com? Is it secure / trusted?

4 votes

Has anyone compared an in-person Tax Advisor to software like Turbo Tax?

3 votes

How long does it take for a person's credit profile be established?

3 votes

Change in taxes with change in residency status in U.S.?

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How to calculate credit card interest with respect to grace period transactions?

3 votes

Can you explain "time value of money" and "compound interest" and provide examples of each?

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Is it illegal to buy derivatives on your own assets?

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The IRS incorrectly changed my return. Is it too late to do anything about it?

2 votes

Will paying off my car early hinder my ability to build credit?

2 votes

Foreign currency conversion for international visitors to ecommerce web site?

2 votes

What does quantitative easing 2 mean for my bank account?

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Why do some online stores not ask for the 3-digit code on the back of my credit card?

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Are credit histories/scores international?