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The threat of job loss has a lot of people considering their options. One alternative is to start your own business, but are you cut out to be can entrepreneur?
Businesses like Avon, Amway or Mary Kay report growth when the economy shrinks. More and more people are turning to direct selling as a means to supplement their income.
Several businesses and colleges are handing out free cash to help build college savings accounts.
Save Raleigh Homes' referral guide, Web site and toll-free hot line are helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Unemployed homeowners in North Carolinians can apply for help to a 5-year-old state program that has helped hundreds of homeowners avoid foreclosure and switch to new careers.
Local families faced with a financial challenge shared some of their own money-stretching tips to help others spend – and save – more purposefully in 2009.
Homeowners looking to cut back monthly expenses are refinancing their mortgages to take advantage of low interest rates.
Miles Wright, CEO of Triangle Family Services, explains how people can dig themselves out of debt.
TechLaw: Asset protection is a critical and relevant issue to most individuals - particularly during tough economic times. This article addresses asset protection planning.
A growing customer-service industry is allowing some people with computers, telephones and communication skills to make a reasonable living from home.
A lot of people have a tough time budgeting. It’s easy to blow thousands – a few budget busting dollars at a time.
Credit experts answered credit-related questions on Nov. 20, 2008.
In North Carolina people pay an average of $596 a year for auto insurance and $644 per year for homeowners insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute.
In these tough economic times, does your money fly out as fast it comes in? Experts say finding ways to save might require changing the way you think.
Analysis: What can you learn from the financial meltdown? A great deal. Here are just a few pointers: Knowledge, diversification, risks, age.
If a person’s credit score isn't what it should be, it can be improved – but the key is to start now.
Credit experts answered your credit related questions on Oct. 1, 2008.
A Consumer Reports survey revealed the best and worst credit cards and what issuers give top deals and service.
Participants in North Carolina's 529 saving plan invest in the stock market in hopes of financial returns to help pay for school.
WRAL's 5 on Your Side shares resources to find unclaimed money and property that might belong to you.