While you can use aÂ debit card toÂ pay for almost all the things you would use a credit card for, these cards aren’t the same type of thing. AÂ debit card is tied to existingÂ money, either prepaid on the card itself or in your savings orÂ checking account. A credit card lets you make purchases on credit, and… Read More
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If youâre serious about your credit score, you need to pay your bills on time. One late payment can have a devastating effect on your credit score. Hereâs what you need to know about late payments and your credit score, and what you can do to protect yourself. How Late Payments Affect Credit Scores Your… 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 […]
Though the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in widespread fitness center closures, many Americans still want to stay as healthy as possible. Depending on the level of services and equipment required, staying active can affect people’s budgets in a variety of … Continue reading →
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Choosing a new checking account can be an important step toward financial independence. Here’s how to do it right.
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Sound money management is an important part of a solid financial strategy. In this article, weâll look at some of the best checking accounts.
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Womenâs earnings in the U.S. make up about 81% of menâs, according to Census Bureau data from the past several years. Though this figure has steadily grown over the course of decades, researchers predict the economic effects of the COVID-19 … Continue reading →
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Send your campers off for summer fun without blowing your budget. Here’s how.
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Learn when to swipe your credit card, and when to go debit all the way.
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