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Raise Your Credit Score with These 6 Tips

Credit scores are mysterious. If you miss a payment, your credit score will likely drop; but it’s impossible to know by how many points. That’s because our scores are made up of several factors. If you’re looking to improve your score,

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report

Student Loans: What to Do if You Miss a Payment

Since student loans are a hot topic right now, we’re flashing back Elaina’s post that provides helpful info on what to do if you miss a student loan payment. Life happens and unexpected events can sometimes result in a financial

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Posted in Student Loan

A Letter About Your Student Loans & Credit Cards from Your Financial Counselor

Dear Friend- I am worried about your financial wellness.  You tell me you have student loan debt, credit card debt and not much money saved for retirement. Have you been able to log onto StudentLoans.gov to look at repayment, forgiveness

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Posted in Financial Counseling, Student Loan

Helpful Tips for New College Graduates

Back to school time is the perfect time for this flashback Friday post from Mary Ellen about tips for new college graduates… Congratulations college grads! Do you remember the scene from “The Graduate” with Dustin Hoffman where he is barraged

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Posted in Savings, Student Loan

Guest Blog: 3 Tips for Graduates Battling Student Loan Debt at Graduation

Today we welcome a guest blogger to Sense and Centsibility, freelance writer and personal finance enthusiast Dave Chen. If you’re like many recent grads, you may be struggling with your student loans.  Taking on large student loans may be the

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Posted in Financial Planning, Financial Wellness, Student Loan
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