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Don’t be haunted by financial ghosts of the past

Just because you made a financial mistake in the past doesn’t mean you have to pay for it forever. That is of course as long as you’ve taken care of the issue and made sure that it’s showing up in

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Posted in Collection, Credit, Credit Report, Debt, Financial Wellness

Managing credit through different phases of life

Happy Friday! We’re flashing back to this post about credit and how to manage credit through different stages of your life. People have different views of credit depending on what’s going on in their lives. How good (or bad) our

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Posted in Credit

Making Late Payments: More than just a late fee

Have you ever missed a bill payment or made late payments? Most people have at some point, whether it was accidental or on purpose because it wasn’t affordable by the due date. While there’s a bigger issue if you’re constantly

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Credit Report

3 ways to help your child establish credit

My parents helped me establish credit at a young age. At the time I didn’t realize it, but it started me off on a path to having a great credit score. I’ve never had problems obtaining credit/loans with good interest rates

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Posted in Credit, Kids

Are credit cards bad news?

In the financial counseling world we coach people on a daily basis to ditch and cut up their credit cards for good. But it’s not always realistic for some people to never need one again. Here’s a breakdown of why credit

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Posted in Credit, Debt
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