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Mortgage News: Why So Many Mixed Signals?

Mortgage News: Why So Many Mixed Signals?

It’s difficult to get any kind of straight answer out of the less-than-well-oiled machine known as our government, especially when it comes to what’s really going on in the economy.



by Roberta Sanchez

Should You Put Those Credit Card Convenience Checks to Use?

Should You Put Those Credit Card Convenience Checks to Use?

We’ve all received them from time to time – those convenience checks that our credit card companies send as a courtesy at least once or twice a year. These checks come pre-printed with your name and the goal of the …



by Brian Weston

The Contemporary College Student, Money & Credit Habits

The Contemporary College Student, Money & Credit Habits

2012 has been a tough year for our young adults. With growing concerns about the lack of jobs after graduation, the repercussions of the new financial laws and the new revelations found in a recent poll, there are a lot …



by Roberta Sanchez

Student Loans & Six Month Grace Period

Student Loans & Six Month Grace Period

Most student loans have this dandy feature that provides a six month grace period for graduating seniors. As seniors transition into their careers, the delayed payments are designed to help them with that transition as they look for and then …



by Roberta Sanchez

Who Has the Highest Credit Score in U.S?

Who Has the Highest Credit Score in U.S?

Ever wondered who has the highest credit score in the country? Did you even know it’s actually a statistic that’s well-kept every year? Meet Tom Pavelka, the man with the highest credit score in the United States. The 56 year …



by Roberta Sanchez

Three Things Kids Should Know About Credit

Three Things Kids Should Know About Credit

As parents, we want to give our kids as much of an education in finances as possible so that when they enter adulthood, they’re empowered and ready to move forward as responsible consumers. While we can’t cover all the bases …



by Joanne Lee

Zero-Interest Credit Cards Increasing In Popularity

Zero-Interest Credit Cards Increasing In Popularity

With all of the recent credit card reform and the financial market of the world in such frenzies, it might surprise you that the popularity of no-interest credit cards is on the rise.



by Brent Thomas

3 of the Best Credit Union Credit Cards

3 of the Best Credit Union Credit Cards

Some of the best credit cards on the market right now come from credit unions. These cards may be a little more difficult to get, but definitely offer more specialized benefits.



by Brian Weston

The Importance of Understanding Credit Card Privacy Policies

The Importance of Understanding Credit Card Privacy Policies

Despite the recent credit card reform that makes contracts easier for consumers to understand, many people do not invest the time to read them, risking their privacy, information, and potential financial integrity in the process.



by Brent Thomas

4 Hidden Secrets of Your Credit Card

4 Hidden Secrets of Your Credit Card

Most consumers probably feel that they are at the will of their credit card provider. The truth, though, is that the customer actually has more control than you might think.



by Brian Weston

Business Owners Warned About Credit Card Fine Print

Business Owners Warned About Credit Card Fine Print

The NFIB have released the results of their recent study regarding business credit cards aimed at small to medium sized business owners.



by Brian Weston

Consumers Exercise Caution With Pre-approved Cards

Consumers Exercise Caution With Pre-approved Cards

A recent study suggests that credit card lenders are increasingly using pre-approved mailings to try and gain new business, but there are risks that come with responding to such unsolicited offers.



by Carolyn Spiel




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