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Ellen Sirull is senior manager of content at Experian Consumer Services, a division of Experian, the nation's largest credit bureau. In her role, she helps consumers learn about credit, personal finance and identity theft protection. Prior to Experian, she worked in communications, writing, marketing and branding for various companies and agencies. She has an ABJ from University of Georgia and a MBA from Kennesaw State University.

Articles by Ellen Sirull

7 Top Tax Refund Dos and Don’ts: It’s Your Money, Don’t Blow It!

February 13, 2018

The average refund was $2,895. If you are one of the millions of Americans who will get a tax refund this year, you’re faced with a big decision: how...

The Vikings Win the Credit Bowl… No Wait, It’s the Pats!

January 30, 2018

The NFL season is drawing to an end, but what if the Super Bowl-deciding factor wasn’t the number of points scored and instead based on the average FICO® Scores...

The Hidden Costs of Identity Theft

January 19, 2018

Identity theft claims more victims every year, but did you know it can cost those victims much time and money to recover? Read to find out more about the...

7 Ways to Boost Your Bottom Line in 2018

December 18, 2017

Here are the some of the top personal finance stories of 2017 and lessons we can take from them as we head into the new year.

What Parents Should Know About Social Media

December 1, 2017

Social media usage continues to grow across all age groups. For parents, it means added worry to monitor and teach kids how to safely use social networks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Back

November 9, 2017

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.

How to Protect Your Smart Devices: Staying Secure While Staying Connected

October 3, 2017

What can you do to keep your sensitive information secure? Find out tips to keep your smart devices secure.

Scams Targeting Seniors – What To Know And How To Protect Yourself (And Your Loved Ones)

September 7, 2017

CNBC recently reported that older Americans lose at least $36.5 billion every year on fraud. While anyone can be a victim, there are a growing number of scams targeting...

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