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What you need to know about homeowners associations

Wisebread.com and Dan Rafter •
Kiplinger

You’re buying into a residential community — made up of condominiums or single-family homes — that is governed by a homeowners association. Is that a good thing? The answer, unfortunately, isn’t simple. Homeowners associations, better known as HOAs, do come with some significant pros, including giving you access to community amenities such as swimming pools,

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How I quickly resolved my case of identity theft

Rebecca Dolan, Kiplinger.com, and Online Community Editor •
Kiplinger

Few things have haunted me as much as the fear of having my identity stolen. What a nightmare it would be, my credit in shambles and the prospect of spending countless hours to restore my good name. To quell the anxiety, I’ve paid for various credit-monitoring services over the years. And then this spring it

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