Article Updated July 18, 2018. If itâs time to purchase a new vehicle, you may be wondering about one obstacle that could get in your way: your credit. Maybe youâre unsure how good your credit is, and you donât know what credit score is needed to buy a car either. It is better to educate… 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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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 […]
Depending on the time period in which you were raised, many young children and adolescents had differing opinions (and ideals) about what credit was and how it should or shouldnât be utilized. While some were privileged enough to understand the…
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Buying a car is almost a rite of passage. Making that first car purchase, negotiating with the seller, and arranging financing (if you need an auto loan) all require a certain amount of savvy. And, once you successfully achieve the car-buying milestone, another signpost looms in the distance: Refinancing. Whether youâre getting an auto loan… Read More
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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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The information that credit bureaus collect affects just about every aspect of your life. Whether you’re approved for a credit card, get a good mortgage rate, can rent an apartment or even get a job – they all can hinge … Continue reading →
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