Credit Score

Aug. 13, 2020

Don't Fall for These Credit Score Myths

Your credit score plays a vital role in your financial health. It can impact your mortgage options and determine whether you can take out a loan or secure a credit card. Your score could even affect your living arrangements since many landlords use credit checks when evaluating a new tenant ...

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March 27, 2020

First-time homebuyers prefer lower interest rates to bigger tax breaks

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Forget a two-car garage and a white picket fence — first-time homebuyers want lower interest rates.

A recent Redfin survey of homeowners who purchased their first home within the prior 12 months found lower interest rates were highest on first-time homebuyers’ wish lists. Of the first-time homebuyers surveyed about what ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

Ultimate Guide to Financing

Small Business Financing

by JamieD, Former Moderator
Tuesday, 08/03/2010 - 8:37am

Without the right financing, the chances of your business succeeding are slim to none. Whether you're looking for start-up capital or funds to keep your business operating, it's important to know the best way to go about finding ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

Your Credit Score: It Pays to Aim High

Your 720 Credit Score

Having a good credit score is always important to consumers planning to apply for a loan or to get or keep a good deal on a credit card, but that's especially the case in an uncertain economy. "In difficult times, lenders are pickier about the loans they make and ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

Find Loans and Grants Fast!

Government Grants

Federal, state and local governments offer a wide range of financing programs to help small businesses start and grow their operations. These programs include low-interest loans, venture capital, and scientific and economic development grants.


Find Loans and Grants Fast!

Search for Loans & Grants to find financing for your small ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

What is Identity Theft

What is Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. In fact ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

7 Tips on Putting Your Dollars to Work for U!

7 Tips on Putting Your Dollars to Work for You!

While it's important to pay your bills, it's also wise to "pay yourself" — to contribute to your savings accounts, even in uncertain times when you may be strapped for cash.


"During tough financial times, you may believe you cannot pay your bills and continue to put money ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

Choosing a Credit Counselor

Credit Counselor

Living paycheck to paycheck? Worried about debt collectors? Can’t seem to develop a workable budget, let alone save money for retirement? If this sounds familiar, you may want to consider the services of a credit counselor.


Many credit counseling organizations are nonprofit and work with you to solve your financial ...

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Aug. 16, 2011

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Aug. 16, 2011

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