5 Goals to Help Your Credit in the New Year

As a new year starts, many of us will take stock of how the last year went… things like...

5 Things To Know About the Finances of Americans.

Most of us go to work every day with the hope that what we do will pay off in...

The Amount of Savings Americans Have at Every Age.

We’re all different. We make different amounts of money… we spend differently… we save differently… we handle money differently....

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Banks Fees

Banks definitely provide services that help us and make life easier. Yet, we typically end up paying for these...

Average U.S. FICO® Score Ticks Up to 706

The latest data is in, and the average U.S. FICO® Score now sits at 706.  Since bottoming out at...
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5 Goals to Help Your Credit in the New Year
Credit News & Current Events
5 Things To Know About the Finances of Americans.
Personal Finance
The Amount of Savings Americans Have at Every Age.
Personal Finance
5 Ways to Avoid Paying Banks Fees
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Average U.S. FICO® Score Ticks Up to 706

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3 Top Money-Saving Mistakes

The reasons people need to save money are endless. It could be anything – the price of gasoline increases… you lose your job… your rent goes up. Whatever the reason, there are right ways and wrong ways to save. What…

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Mortgage Refinance: The Basics

Mortgage interest rates are going down. So what does that mean for you? It’s simple: a lower rate decreases your interest cost which in turn lowers your monthly payment. However, first things first. Do you have a high enough credit…

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How Student Loans Affect Your FICO Scores

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