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How to Calculate Your Credit Score

sYour credit score is a critical piece to your personal financial puzzle. It helps determine your creditworthiness and what terms you qualify for on new credit and loans. Your 3-digit credit score ...


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5 Super-Fun and Frugal Staycation Ideas

As we head into what's shaping up to be a post-pandemic summer, you're probably ready to take a break from the daily grind. But you might not be ready — or have the funds — to travel for a full va...


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Who’s Who On Your Homebuying Team

Unlike most purchases, buying a home requires a whole team of people to ensure the transaction goes smoothly. As a first-time homebuyer all those people may seem overwhelming, and you might wonder if ...


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6 Tips to Rent an Apartment with Bad Credit

Your credit score is about more than obtaining credit at reasonable rates. It can also affect your ability to do other things such as get a job and rent a place to live. Having bad credit makes it mor...


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Start Planning Your Post-Pandemic Finances

Although the pandemic isn’t over, the percentage of vaccinated adults is increasing by the day, which brings us closer to the end of it than we have been up to now. The thought of getting back to no...


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Teach Your Teens These Credit Card Lessons

Giving teens a well-rounded financial education includes helping them understand credit cards. From the pros and cons of credit card usage, to how they differ from debit cards, giving your teen an und...


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Save Money with These Multitasking Products

If spending much more time at home over the past year has given you the urge to declutter your space in a big way, you’re not alone. The movement to streamline and simplify is more than trendy. It c...


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