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Column | Feb 16, 2014 | 5:00 AMDear Liz: Recently I've paid off almost $20,000 in credit card debt and am determined not to go down that path again. Because I haven't used these cards in a while, though, I'm starting to get notifications from the credit card companies that they're closing my accounts because of inactivity. I know having long-standing accounts on your credit report is a good thing, but I don't want to be tempted to use these cards just to keep the account open. Is it a bad thing if almost all of my credit card accounts get closed?
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Column | Jan 19, 2014 | 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I often hear financial planners say you should save 10% of your income, but they don't go into exactly what that means. Is that 10% separate from retirement or including retirement? Does that include saving for your emergency fund? Is this...
Column | Jan 12, 2014 | 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: Lately I have been reading a lot about how people aren't saving enough for retirement. Every article I read talks about the need to put enough into employers' 401(k) programs to get the maximum possible company match. What do you do when your...