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Benefits Of Financing With A Credit Union Vs. A Car Dealership

Benefits Of Financing With A Credit Union Vs. A Car Dealership

If you’re in the market for a new automobile, maybe you think the easiest way to get your dream car financed is to obtain dealer financing at the time you buy the car. In a ....

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Debt-free In The New Year? Steps To Get Out Of Debt Faster

Debt-free In The New Year? Steps To Get Out Of Debt Faster

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who added “be debt-free” to their New Year’s resolutions, check out these simple steps to help you get out of debt as quickly as pos....

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Balance Transfers: Understanding the Game

Balance Transfers: Understanding the Game

Is your holiday spending finally catching up with you? You spent a bit more than you planned to on your store credit card and your no-interest pay period is coming due on th....

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Debt Consolidation: What are my Options?

Debt Consolidation: What are my Options?

With just under half of all Americans carrying credit card debt, it’s no surprise that people often have questions about debt consolidation and how it will affect their cr....

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Debt: College vs Trade Schools?

Debt: College vs Trade Schools?

College isn’t for everyone. According to David Kirp of UC Berkley, 40% of students attending college for a bachelor’s degree drop out. They never make it to graduation, ne....

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3 Credit Score Myths Debunked

3 Credit Score Myths Debunked

Never assume a good credit score is out of reach.  Your credit score is just one of the many factors including your income, employment history etc. that determine the a....

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The Good and Bad of Open Credit

The Good and Bad of Open Credit

There is both good open credit and bad open credit. One, obviously, helps you improve your credit score. The other punches your credit score in the gut. Let’s take a look ....

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4 Things to Consider Before Agreeing to Cosign a Student Loan

4 Things to Consider Before Agreeing to Cosign a Student Loan

Parents will do almost anything to position their children for success. With college costs rising and student loan debt estimated at a whopping $1.5 trillion, it’s no wonder p....

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Fraud: Are Credit Cards Safer Than Debit?

Fraud: Are Credit Cards Safer Than Debit?

With growing reports of identity theft, data breaches and skimming, it feels like the choice of using a credit or debit card has become a high stakes game. With new scams cons....

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How Is Your Credit Score Calculated?

How Is Your Credit Score Calculated?

Your credit score is one of the most important measures of your creditworthiness, so it would help you to know how it is calculated. It is a number based on a formula using ma....

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