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how to adjust your budget for rising prices

How to Adjust Your Budget for Rising Prices

If it seems like you’re spending more lately on food, clothing, gas, and other essentials, you’re not imagining it. The Consumer Price Index, which measures the average price of goods in the U.S.,...


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The Seven Types of Student Loan Deferment

After several extensions, COVID-19 relief for federal student loans is scheduled to end in January. What does that mean for borrowers? If your loans were current when the special forbearance went into...


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5 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

Whether you’re interviewing for your dream job or just trying to pay the bills, job interviews can be stressful. If you’ve left a job interview wondering if you said the wrong thing, you’ll want...


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How to Handle Errors on Your Credit Report

Reviewing your credit report at least once a year is an important part of managing your personal finances. Ensuring the information contained in the report is accurate can help you when making a large...


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5 Smart Ways to Use Home Equity

One of the many benefits of owning a home is the opportunity to use the equity in your home to make home improvements. Whether you are planning to sell and want to maximize your selling price, or you ...


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How to Calculate Your Credit Score

Your 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 r...


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5 Super-Fun and Frugal Staycation Ideas

As we head into a post-pandemic summer, you're ready to take a break from the daily grind. But you might not be ready — or have the funds — to travel for a full vacation. The good news is, staying...


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