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Tim Langevin

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Credit.com team member and personal finance contributor, Tim Langevin studied journalism at Columbia College, Chicago and graduated with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. Tim shares his unique insight on finding the best bargains and tips to help consumers stay on budget and in control. Have a question for our experts? Email them at CreditExperts@Credit.com.

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

While the news channels are a buzz and Washington is in gridlock, it’s hard not to see the parallels between the American government’s debt and the American consumer’s debt. This week’s roundup includes an article that will have you thinking about the similarities. We also have stories about the benefits of the nations rising credit… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

You get a mortgage, and you get a mortgage and you get a mortgage! With credit scores on the rise and plucky consumers learning how to get ahead, there are signs that mortgages are closer than they appear. We also have stories about how cash is out of style and some good ol’ fashioned thievery…. Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

With credit scores being more important than ever, debit fees on the rise and the changing need for credit as life goes on—we’re here to offer you the best advice the web has to offer. Take a look at this week’s selections to get a good read on where you stand, or where you would… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

This week we have some good advice, market news and examples of how to get more for your money. If you’re a consumer who uses car insurance, or looking for a reverse loan —or really anyone who uses a credit card, these stories could benefit you. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorite… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

For those of you who enjoy financial tips, this week’s round-up is  just for you! If you’re a student, traveler or rule breaker—you’ll want to keep reading. Did you know that riding a motorcycle to the bank to pay off your debt could get you two strikes on your credit score? As always, if you… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/10/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/10/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/10/11)

Banks are taking large and small-scale hits after losing a hard-fought battle over debit fees and having the foreclosure tables turned by a plucky homeowner. This week’s bloggers bring you these stories as well as tips on how to save on student loans and payday loan alternatives. As always, if you enjoy any of our… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/3/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/3/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/3/11)

A common thread in this week’s Follow Friday Weekly Web Roundup— and in the financial product industry as a whole— is “borrower beware.” Building credit and having a nice cash flow for the finer things in life are fantastic achievements, but in order to get there we caution everyone to be certain of what you’re… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/27/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/27/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/27/11)

We’re on the verge of new payment technology that could make our lives a lot easier. Unfortunately, we may be paying for these convinces with the risk of identity theft. We’ve also included a credit card best practices post that offers great tips for healthy credit use. And we can’t leave out the graduating class… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/20/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/20/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/20/11)

While you may love your cat and get a kick out of the actor selling you a car on TV, it seems no one is exempt from credit discrimination–well unless you’re on a VIP list. This week we bring you a case of confused identity, a kitty with big dreams and tips to show you… Read More

TweetChat Today: Jean Chatzky Answers Your Questions! #DebtDiet

Managing Debt

TweetChat Today: Jean Chatzky Answers Your Questions! #DebtDiet

TweetChat Today: Jean Chatzky Answers Your Questions! #DebtDiet

Join Credit.com and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky for a Tweet Chat today, Thursday May 19th, at 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST in to kick off our collaboration on The Debt Diet Challenge. We’re looking for five people to try out Jean’s Debt Diet. Those selected to participate will have full access to… Read More

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