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Understand, Build and Manage Your Credit

Credit plays an important role in your life – affecting the purchases you make and much more. The more insight you have about credit, the easier it is to strengthen your financial well-being.

Learn how to successfully manage your credit rating and protect against credit fraud.

Senior Scams: Here’s How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

November 22, 2017

Scammers often target the elderly as they're perceived as easy targets. Take a read to learn how you can keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

6 Ways Companies Thank You for Your Business

November 22, 2017

From loyalty programs to cashback, companies often take the time to thank you for your business. Find out all of the perks of being a loyal customer today.

Student Loan Defaults: 3 Ways to Recover From or Avoid Default

November 22, 2017

Defaulting on a student loan is one of the most life-altering mistakes you can make. Find out how you can recover from or avoid defaulting.

What DC’s Justice League Can Teach Us About Identity Protection

November 21, 2017

The superheroes from Justice Leauge may be powerful and mighty, but they sure do a bad job at hiding their identities. Find out how you can be better.

Millennials Do It Right: Saving More and Using Less Credit

November 21, 2017

Millennials might get a bad rap, but they do deserve some praise because data reveals that they are saving more money than any other generation.

Uber’s Credit Card Offers Tempting Rewards

November 21, 2017

Uber has partnered with Barclaycard to offer a new co-branded Visa credit card that’s rich with rewards. Find out if it's right for you.

5 Holiday Spending Tips That Will Pay off in the New Year

November 21, 2017

As the holiday shopping season begins, make sure to be careful with purchases during this five-week period of holiday cheer to minimize financial burden.

Shipping Scams That Could Ruin Your Holidays

November 20, 2017

With the holidays just around the corner, scammers are getting ready for their big score. Here are the most pervasive holiday retail shipping scams.

Small Business Saturday: Giving Back Never Felt So Good

November 20, 2017

Helping local businesses isn't an act of charity. Read this to learn about the benefits of shopping with them on this year's Small Business Saturday.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… for Criminals, Cheats and Scammers

November 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Eva Velasquez, President/ CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, shares tips for avoiding holiday scams. With the holiday season upon us, retailers and consumers aren’t the...

Adoption Costs: 5 Things to Know

November 17, 2017

Adopting a child is a huge undertaking which can be emotionally overwhelming. Here are 8 major things to know before you go down this path.

How to Save on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

November 17, 2017

To get the hottest deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, here are some suggestions for maximizing your efforts, both online and in the real world.

Are Store Cards Worth It?

November 16, 2017

You can usually count on a store credit card offer nearly every time you make a purchase at a major retailer. But are these store cards really a good...

4 Tips to Help Your Teen Build Credit

November 16, 2017

If you want your teens to leave the nest someday, it’s in your best interest to help them establish a positive credit profile. So, where should you begin?

Thanks Mom, for Teaching Me About Finance

November 15, 2017

This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the personal finance lessons my mom taught me. Read more for some of the key lessons she shared with me.

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5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Back

As the holiday season ramps up, Americans often increase their charitable giving. Here are five ways to give to others while still staying on budget.