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Jeffrey Strain

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Jeffrey Strain has been a freelance personal finance writer for the past 10 years helping people save money and get their finances in order. He currently owns and runs

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9 Must-Know Financial Concepts

By Jeffrey Strain

You don't need a MBA to be financially savvy. You just need to understand these nine concepts.

06:59AM 04/07/09

6 Ways to Save Money Everyday

By Jeffrey Strain

You can save money everyday with a few small changes to your daily routine.

11:40AM 04/02/09

Don't Let Loan-Modification Firms Scam You

By Jeffrey Strain

You can take advantage of the government's mortgage program without the help of a loan-modification company.

08:28AM 03/31/09

Facing Up to Personal-Finance Realities

By Jeffrey Strain

This recession is different: It will be years before we regain our footing, so plan accordingly.

11:04AM 03/26/09

Renting May Be the New American Dream

By Jeffrey Strain

It might seem like a good time to buy, but home ownership can increase your living costs and tie up your cash.

10:33AM 03/24/09

Extreme Savers Try Toilet Cloths, Car Ovens

By Jeffrey Strain

Check out some of the unusual ways cash-strapped consumers are trying save money.

12:53PM 03/18/09

A Credit Card Isn't an Emergency Fund

By Jeffrey Strain

Everyone needs to sock away cash in case of an unexpected event, and rarely is paying for it with plastic a prudent idea.

12:45PM 03/13/09

7 Things You Should Spend Money on Today

By Jeffrey Strain

Opening your wallet can be beneficial during tough times -- if you know where to spend.

10:30AM 03/10/09

10 Commandments for Consumers

By Jeffrey Strain

The greatest consumer protection is information. Learn these 10 consumer commandments and never get bamboozled again.

11:14AM 03/04/09

Five Steps to Take If You Can't Pay Your Bills

By Jeffrey Strain

People faced with budget shortfalls should address the problem right away to prevent long-term financial harm.

11:56AM 02/26/09

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