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Just Say ‘No’ to Opening that Store Card

“Would you like to save 10% today by opening a [insert store name here] credit card?” While it may be tempting to open up a card to save money, read through the pros and cons below before taking that new

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Debt

What to do after the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax security breach

If you haven’t yet heard, Equifax – one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies – was hacked. Hackers took people’s names, SSN, birthdates, addresses, and some credit card numbers were stolen as well. Verify if You Were Affected Visit

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report, Identity theft

Watch Out for These Warning Signs of Having Too Much Debt

As I’ve discussed in a previous blog, getting into debt is easy. It’s exciting to buy new and shiny things or take a trip. Or sometimes your hot water heater breaks down and you charge a new one because you don’t

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Posted in Credit, Debt, Debt Counseling

What Should You Do if Your Spouse Can’t Pay His/Her Bills?

This can be a tough situation to work through just because finances are a touchy subject. You both might already be stressed out about finances and now you find out that your spouse has missed payments that you thought were

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Posted in Credit, Debt, Relationships

Personal Finance for the ‘Average Joe’ College Student

As a college student, you are going to learn a lot about personal finance regardless of your major. You may have a drive to learn about bookkeeping and accounting or you may want to keep your head stuck in your

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Retirement, Savings, Student Loan
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