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Gary S. Williams: Credit is a fact of life, but use it carefully

Credit was once defined as “man’s confidence in man.” But in fact, the definition of credit today is more like “man’s confidence in himself.” Using credit today means you have confidence in your future ability to pay that debt. Forty ...

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Gary S. Williams: ‘Pay later’ mentality could ruin your credit

Installment debt is not a bad thing. It enables us to make major purchases that would be nearly impossible to finance up-front. The problem is, in this consumer society, we’re bombarded with advertisements for literally thousands of “must-have” products. The ...

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Redskins’ Haynesworth charged with sexual abuse

WASHINGTON — Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse. A grand jury in Washington indicted Haynesworth on the charge Tuesday. The 29-year-old Haynesworth is accused of fondling a server while at the rooftop lounge ...

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Banks report fewer mortgages going bad

Americans are starting to get their household finances in order. In an encouraging round of earnings reports, major banks say fewer mortgages are going bad, credit card defaults are down and more people are paying the bills on time. One ...

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