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10 Credit Myths

10 Credit Myths

You may know the rules of the game when it comes to unsecured debt – including credit cards and student loans, but do you know what doesn’t affect a credit score? What is or isn’t reported to the credit bureaus? …



by Carolyn Spiel

Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

Credit Card Tips For Parents With Children Preparing For College

Every year as college students prepare for another term, parents wonder about money and especially credit cards. MasterCard, then, conducted a survey to find out what concerns parents most and inform on how they can address these concerns.



by Brent Thomas

5 Credit Tips For College Students

5 Credit Tips For College Students

College students have enough to worry about without adding the qualms of credit cards to the mix. At the same time, college is a very good time for young people to learn about credit.



by Roberta Sanchez

Credit Options and Alternatives For College Students

Credit Options and Alternatives For College Students

As the summer draws to a close, high school graduates (and their sobbing parents) begin to prepare for college.



by Joanne Lee

Students Need More Education Regarding Bank Fees

Students Need More Education Regarding Bank Fees

A recent study shows that college students may still be the target of high cost credit and debit cards despite recent changes to government and market regulation through the Credit CARD Act.



by Brian Weston

Young Adults Struggling To Manage Finances

Young Adults Struggling To Manage Finances

In these most modern of times, the young adults who are graduating from school or college are finding themselves leaving their educational establishments weighted down with debts.



by Scott Townsend

Student Targeted Card Marketing Is aggressive As Ever

Student Targeted Card Marketing Is aggressive As Ever

Despite laws to prevent it, a new study shows that banks and credit card issuers are still finding ways to market credit cards to students.



by Brent Thomas

Increase In Sub-prime Lending Seen Across All Sectors

Increase In Sub-prime Lending Seen Across All Sectors

According to the latest information released by Equifax in partnership with Moody’s Analytics, sub-prime lending has increases across all industry sectors for the spring season.



by Scott Townsend

Quiz To Encourage Financial Learning In Virginia

Quiz To Encourage Financial Learning In Virginia

Bob McDonnell the Virginia governor has stated his desire to find out who amongst the students in his state have the best skills when it comes to personal finance.



by Scott Townsend

Demand For Consumer Credit On The Increase

Demand For Consumer Credit On The Increase

The latest Federal Reserve reports show that while consumers now have greater access to credit cards, they are continuing to reduce the amount of debt that they owe.



by Roberta Sanchez

Consumers Pay Down Debt Despite Job Uncertainty

Consumers Pay Down Debt Despite Job Uncertainty

Now that industry figures have been gathered and analyzed for August it has become clear that although unemployment has not significantly decreased, there has been an overall decline in the average amount of credit card debt held by consumers.



by Roberta Sanchez

New Fed Ruling Limits Credit For Stay At Home Parents

New Fed Ruling Limits Credit For Stay At Home Parents

A new federal rule which came into effect as of Saturday, October 1, 2011 will prevent a large number of consumers from qualifying for credit card accounts.



by Roberta Sanchez




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