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Why Your Credit Cards Shouldn’t Retire When You Do

When her car trouble began, Beverly Dobratz, 70, assumed that years of responsible credit usage would qualify her for a new car loan with a low interest rate.

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Your next credit card: What a good offer looks like

Today’s competitive credit card market has turned lucrative for consumers, meaning what would have been a good offer just a few years ago no longer measures up.

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Identity theft prevention: Freeze your credit report

More people should consider a credit freeze as a way to block identity thieves from opening new credit cards and other accounts in your name.

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AARP Maine celebrates the Credit Freeze and CARE Act

After a long, challenging legislative session, AARP Maine is proud of the successful results which will have a positive impact on Mainers in 2015 and in the years to come. A highlight for AARP Maine was the passage of two bills that volunteers and staff strongly advocated for this session. An identity theft prevention bill, […]

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Is a home equity line of credit a fit for you?

Rising home values and low interest rates are a powerful combination for homeowners looking for more financial breathing room.

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Hearing aid tax credit before legislators

By Dr. Robert Mario Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) urged a gathering of 120 supporters of the Hearing Aid Tax Credit to help him work for passage of federal Congressional bill H.R. 1646. The dinner event was hosted in Sugar Land, Texas, by the state chapters of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and […]

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