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It’s always frustrating to come across a bill and realize it was due yesterdayâor last week. If you’re late on a payment or if you miss it completely, you could end up paying late fees and taking a hit on your credit score. It can be especially difficult if you want to apply for a… Read More
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When it comes to excuses consumers give for their poor credit scores, banks and lenders have heard it all.Â Maybe you lost your job and couldnât pay your student loan payment for a few months.Â Or perhaps you thought youâd gotten a deferment but were too busy job hunting to find out for sure.Â Maybe you […]
Good credit is crucial to unlocking many financial opportunities in life. When you have aÂ great credit score, you can get lower interest rates on car loans, credit cards and mortgages. Some employers and landlords even check credit reports before they make a job offer or approve a resident application. While developing a solid credit history… Read More
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When it comes to your mortgage, as little as a half of a percentage point can save you tens of thousands of dollars over the life of a loan. So getting the absolute lowest interest rate when you refinance is critical. These tips show you exactly what you need to do to make sure you […]
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Between Santa shenanigans, special foods, long-distance travel and treats, holiday spending adds up quicklyâand so does holiday debt. In 2019, shoppers in the US spent 3.4% more than they did in 2018. Unsurprisingly, they also ended up owing 8% moreâroughly $1,325 per adult in 2019 versus just over $1,000 per adult in 2018. Unfortunately, holiday… Read More
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In the age of paperless transactions, identify theft is something that virtually all of us are susceptible to. If your identity is stolen, the consequences can be severe, and in some cases, can take years to recover from. One way to be proactive against fraud and defend yourself from identity theft, is to freeze your […]
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