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January 20, 2015

"Credit Invisibles" on the Rise

A credit score is an essential first step in accessing things like credit cards or financing for a car or a home.  However, some Americans are […]
January 19, 2015

For Better of For Worse? Marriage and Taxes

The day you walked down the aisle, you dreamed about all the things that come with happily ever after – from moonlit walks on the beach […]
January 15, 2015

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Being late on one bill can’t hurt your credit score that much, right? Wrong! Not only can a single, small late payment slice 100 points off […]
January 14, 2015

The Emerging Threats to Banks in 2015

From hacks to leaks to serious data breaches, 2014 proved to be quite a challenging year for banks.  Large security incidents included JPMorgan Chase’s August breach […]
January 13, 2015

Experian Now Offers FICO Credit Scores

Experian, one of the three primary credit bureaus, is now offering FICO scores when consumers sign up for its credit-monitoring products and services.  FICO is the […]
January 12, 2015

5 Money-Saving Apps to Start Off the New Year

Made a New Year’s resolution to start saving more money? Have you started the 52-week savings challenge?  Jean Chatzky, financial journalist and finance editor for NBC’s […]