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Is Zero-Percent Financing a Good Deal?

Dealers offer 0% financing to get you into the showroom or to their website, but find out why this may not be the best deal. Jun 29, 2020
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How to Build Up Your Credit from Scratch

If you’ve never had a credit card or loan, and you’re trying to build a credit history from scratch, here are some steps to help you get started. Jun 08, 2020
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Why Was I Denied? Common Reasons for Being Declined for a Loan

Learn the top 5 reasons you might be denied and what you can do to improve your chances for next time. Jun 01, 2020
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Home Buying: The 20% Down Myth

If you’re saving for a home of your own, you’re likely saving up until you have 20% of your dream home’s total value. But the fact is you don’t need to put down 20%. May 01, 2020
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What Does a Federal Reserve Rate Cut Mean to Me?

Find out how the the Fed’s recent rate cuts affect rates on loans, credit cards and savings accounts. Mar 19, 2020
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5 Ingredients in Your Credit Score

Learn about the key ingredients that make up your credit score and what you can do to improve it! Jan 06, 2020
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The Dos and Don’ts of Credit Repair

Looking for ways to improve an unfavorable credit score? Look no further!

Oct 03, 2019
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Student Loan Consolidation: 7 Things You Need to Know

With the average student owing $37,000 by the time they leave school (many with multiple loans!), it’s important to know the options on the best way to repay these loans. Apr 05, 2019
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Coach's Corner: Tips for Successful Adulting

I would have paid more attention to my finances when I first started working after I graduated high school. Here are a few of the things you need to keep in mind as you join the real world. Aug 01, 2017
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Don't Test Your Luck - Financial Mistakes to Avoid

Taking risks on high stakes items can leave you susceptible to unnecessary stress, lost money and valuable time wasted Mar 01, 2017


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