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May 20, 2015

What Goes Into A Credit Score?

Your credit score can make or break you: It can determine whether you’re approved for a loan, can rent an apartment, even whether you’ll be hired […]
May 18, 2015

Financial Advice for New Grads

A lot of colleges don’t do a great job educating students about topics that often have real-life implications.  U.S News & World Report offers the following advice […]
May 13, 2015

Are You Living Beyond Your Means?

Living beyond your means is pretty easy to do these days, especially since we live in a time when buying on credit has become the norm. […]
April 30, 2015

6 Myths of "Good" Credit Card Use Debunked

Credit cards can cause problems for those who overcharge and can’t pay their bills on time, but they can also be valuable tools for building credit […]
April 24, 2015

Millennials Just Say 'No' To Credit Cards

Millennials may be so spooked by their chances in the job market and by student debt that they’re forgoing credit cards.  A survey found that approximately […]
April 23, 2015

A Good Spring Cleaning … For Your Finances

Spring is here and summer is approaching – it’s not only a great time to spruce up your home and organize your closets, but it’s also […]
April 8, 2015

Low Gas Prices to Continue Into Summer

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32% […]
April 7, 2015

Banks and Some Retailers Differ on EMV Migration

As of October 15, major credit card networks expect banks and retailers to adopt new technology known as EMV as a way to minimize theft of […]
March 25, 2015

Banks Concerned About Apple Pay Fraud

Some banks have begun to make changes in how they activate customers’ credit-card accounts to use Apple Inc.’s new mobile-payment system after reports of fraudulent transactions, […]