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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.

If You See This on Your Cell Phone, Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid

November 9, 2017

Your phone rings, and the caller ID tells you it’s you calling yourself—yes, a call on your mobile phone from your own number. Don’t be fooled.

What Eating Pizza Can Teach Us About Money

November 9, 2017

Love hurts, but so does shopping. There’s emotional pain when we pay for something with cash and debit cards as we feel the money leaving. Find out more.

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.

4 Ways to Avoid Student Loan Scams

November 8, 2017

Here are four steps you can take to prevent yourself from falling for student loan scams or picking a repayment plan that costs you thousands.

Why You’re Not Thinking About Money the ‘Right’ Way

November 8, 2017

Have you ever made a poor financial decision? You're not alone. In fact, we're all prone to it. Check out this video where Dan Ariely explores why.

4 Things to Consider Before Signing That Car Loan

November 7, 2017

If you’re like 4 out of 10 new car loan holders, you may own your loan longer than your vehicle. Find out what you should know before buying your...

13 Ways to Make Money in a Hurry

November 7, 2017

At one point or another, everybody feels pinched for cash. If you've been there—or are there now—you're not alone. Read to learn how to raise cash fast.

8 Ways an Interest Rate Hike Could Impact You

November 6, 2017

With the odds of a Fed rate hike rising before the end of 2017, it's important to know what this could mean for you. Read to find out its...

How to Protect Yourself Against Social Media Scams

November 6, 2017

The best way to protect yourself on social media involves the same basic steps as any other method of keeping your data safe. Don’t share with strangers, know who...

Here’s Why Fake News Is a Threat to Your Identity

November 6, 2017

"Fake news” is all over these days, but now it’s not limited to politics—it’s being used by ID thieves to steal your personal data over social media.

4 Ways to Set Back the Clock and Start Saving

November 5, 2017

Falling back into Standard Time might be disorienting as everything feels ahead of schedule, but embrace the time change and get ahead of your finances.

Debt Consolidation vs. Debt Restructuring: Which Option Is Best for You?

November 3, 2017

Have you accumulated a lot of debt and are looking at consolidating or restructuring? Read more to find out which may be the best option for you.

How Digital Mortgages Make Getting a Home Loan Fast and Easy

November 3, 2017

Has the mortgage industry finally caught up to the digital world? Faster approval process means faster move-in time. Find out what this means for you.

Here’s What You Need to Know About KRACK, the Worst Cyber Threat Yet

November 2, 2017

KRACK is a newly uncovered security vulnerability that puts the private data of all Wi-Fi users at risk. Find out what it is and how to stay safe.

The 5 Things Every Family Needs to Know About Pell Grants

November 2, 2017

Are you, or someone in your life, attending an extremely high-priced college or university? Find out what Pell Grants are and what they can do for you.

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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.