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Stephanie Ross is a senior segment producer on "The Tonight Show." She says Jay Leno is a great financial influence because he's never spent any of his Tonight Show earnings--he just lives off his other gigs. Stephanie also credits her four grandchildren with teaching her about life "all over again." (more…)

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    True Confessions

    My Independence Day

    The 4th of July is all about freedom, as we were taught about a million times in school. This year, in the run-up to the big celebration, I started to wonder: What if I took a different point of view this year? What if, this 4th of July, I applied the Declaration of Independence to my life around money? (more…)

    Talk to MoneyPants

    I am committed to paying off my credit cards ($25,000 worth). Here's my question - should I take a loan out from my 401k - at an 8.25% interest rate, to pay down a credit card with an 11.99% interest rate? On paper it looks good, but I know I will be missing out on the amortization of the money in my 401k. On the other hand, I would be paying myself back, and not the credit card company. Is this a smart move?

    Congratulations on taking steps to pay down your credit card debt. However, we do not think it's a smart move to borrow from your 401(k). You're a smart cookie because you've pointed out yourself that the 8.25% interest rate (more…)

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