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Clean Up Your Finances (Collection) by Liz Weston

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Index

Numbers

401(k) plans. See also retirement savings

contributions

neglecting employer matches, 9-10

when to start, 24-25

loans from, 11, 134

mistakes made in, 142-145

403(b) plans, loans from, 134

457 deferred compensation plans, loans from, 134

A

adjustable-rate mortgages, 73-74

after-tax rate on tax-deductible debts, 19-20

airline-affiliated credit cards, 59

alimony payments, renegotiating, 166

all-in-one loans (construction loans), 94

Amazon.com, selling possessions on, 187

AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax), 20, 87

AnnualCreditReport.com, 22

authorized users on credit cards, 57

autos. See cars

B

balance-transfer offers on credit cards, 49-51

balances on credit cards, carrying, 40-41, 47

balancing car expenses with other spending, 125-126

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