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  1. How to Establish (or Reestablish) Good Credit

    How to Establish (or Reestablish) Good Credit

    If you don't have a credit score or credit history, there are a variety of ways that you can build one. Some of these options may or may not be open to you depending on your age and income, but one or more of the options should be available to you. Additionally, so long as you're careful about it, there's no reason you shouldn't be able to use several of these methods to build a solid credit score.

  2. 3 Credit Card Perks to Help You Save on College Shopping

    3 Credit Card Perks to Help You Save on College Shopping

    If any word can send a parent with teenagers into a bout of anxiety, it's likely to be "college." For every newly-minted freshman who enters college, the proud parents are looking at a yearly bill for tuition and fees of nearly $10,000 -- and that's for an in-state public university.

  3. Cosigner vs. Authorized User: Which Do You Need?

    Cosigner vs. Authorized User: Which Do You Need?

    Although complex, the ins and outs of consumer credit aren’t actually that hard to understand. Unfortunately, the vast amount of lingo and jargon inherent in finance can often make it feel as though you’re trying to put together a puzzle without all the pieces.

  4. 6 Investment Apps for 2020

    6 Investment Apps for 2020

    The phrase “there’s an app for that” can be applied to your investment strategy. Depending on your goals and the amount of money you are prepared to invest, there are plenty of investment apps on the market.

  5. 7 Places to Sell Used or Unused Stuff for Cash

    7 Places to Sell Used or Unused Stuff for Cash

    Whether you’re short on cash and need money to pay rent or just want to boost your savings, your home can be a great source of income. It's best to start comparing prices on a number of selling sites to ensure you get the best deal. Check out these top 7 places to sell your used or unused stuff online.

  6. 5 Reasons Why You Should Never Take a 401(k) Loan

    5 Reasons Why You Should Never Take a 401(k) Loan

    When you need cash for a downpayment on a home or when you hit a financial emergency, your retirement nest egg can look pretty appealing. You might have thousands stashed away in a 401(k), so when you need money quickly, taking a loan from your own account can be tempting.

  7. The Best Credit Card for You in 2020

    The Best Credit Card for You in 2020

    There are a lot of credit card options out there. How do you pick the right one for you? We’ve narrowed down which credit cards should be in your wallet this year based on your credit and lifestyle goals. Whether you are looking for the best travel card or a card that fits your credit, we’ve got you covered.


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