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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 (5/6/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/6/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (5/6/11)

In finance, trust isn’t a virtue. This week’s stories come with a cautionary tale reminding us to watch our backs when handling our finances. Credit cards, checking accounts and loans are often essential, but sometimes deceptive and punitive. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorites, we encourage you to follow them on Twitter... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/28/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/28/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/28/11)

It’s our most sensational roundup yet! This week we bring you stories with shocking statistics, crazy crimes and magical purchases. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorites, we encourage you to follow them on Twitter for regular updates. And don’t forget to follow Credit.com at @CreditExperts. Belief in Magical Change Fuels Credit Card... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/21/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/21/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/21/11)

We’re happy to bring you this week’s roundup of our favorite blogs! We included stories on the triumphs of practical lending, downfalls of credit dependency, and the new more positive sentiment toward banks. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorites, we encourage you to follow them on Twitter for regular updates. And don’t... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/15/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/15/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/15/11)

As always, we’ve found you the best whistle-blowers, tip-givers and truth-tellers in the blogosphere. This weeks topics include dark practices coming to light and how to protect yourself in the financial jungle. There’s even a story that claims bad credit is the new good credit when applying for jobs! And as always, if you enjoy... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/8/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/8/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/8/11)

This week our favorite blogs include stories about problem resolution and new realities. Take a look at these posts for a heads up on new scams, a break on bank fees and relationship spending advice. And as always, if you enjoy any of our favorites, we encourage you to follow them on twitter for regular... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/1/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/1/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (4/1/11)

>As always we’re bringing you our favorite blogs of the week. Check out the articles below for new facts, helpful tips and unique insight into your finances. We even included an incredible game to play with your friends and your credit cards!  Be careful –if you lose, you may be left picking up the bill! ... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/24/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/24/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/24/11)

This week’s roundup includes stories about improvements for consumers. Some of them are coming around legislatively, some of them are coming from the consumers themselves and some are barely improvements at all. Still, they are improvements nonetheless. We encourage you to follow the contributors you enjoy on twitter for regular updates. And don’t forget to... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/18/11)

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Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/18/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (3/18/11)

This week’s roundup hits home on many of the topics we’ve recently been covering.  These blogs have plenty of  insight on everything from the interchange fee battle on Capital Hill to the mortgage modification debacle and the Obama Administration’s sweeping plan to help consumers and stabilize the housing market. Plus, an inside look at online... Read More

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

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

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

This week we uncover the huge financial benefits of being informed. You may be paying a higher APR than you need to, or you might be listening to outdated advice. Your credit score may very well be racking you up higher interest on your bills. In finance, like every other part of life, knowledge is... Read More

TweetChat Recap: Credit Experts NCPW 3/9/11

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TweetChat Recap: Credit Experts NCPW 3/9/11

TweetChat Recap: Credit Experts NCPW 3/9/11

In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, Credit.com hosted a TweetChat with Credit Expert, Beverly Harzog.  The discussion focused on where consumers are vulnerable now. Beverly gave great advice concerning online accounts, travel spending and debt collection practices.  Thank you to everyone who participated this afternoon!  If you missed it, here’s a quick recap of... Read More

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