Man Sues Bank for Allegedly Breaking Into His House

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Man Sues Bank for Allegedly Breaking Into His House

Man Sues Bank for Allegedly Breaking Into His House

Imagine coming home after a two-week vacation to find cabinets open and papers strewn across the floors. Even the lock on the door to the laundry room is busted. What would you do? Steven Kenner, 71, told NJ.com this happened to him. And according to a lawsuit he filed in May against Citizens Bank, Citizens One Home Mortgage and subsidiaries... Read More

5 Things to Do After a Hit-and-Run

Personal Finance

5 Things to Do After a Hit-and-Run

5 Things to Do After a Hit-and-Run

Some traffic incidents cause heart pounding reactions, like stolen cars, car crashes, and near-misses. Unsurprisingly, hit-and-runs can be one of the most upsetting. When a driver hits a pedestrian, property or another car, or causes a collision, and then either flees the scene or doesn’t provide truthful information, it’s a hit-and-run. In these scenarios, information... Read More

5 Debit Card Perks You Might Not Know About

Personal Finance

5 Debit Card Perks You Might Not Know About

5 Debit Card Perks You Might Not Know About

Credit cards have long been associated with rewards — points, miles, extended warranties, free car rental service. The list, especially when you’re talking premium plastic, can go on and on. But, believe it or not, you may be able to score some perks with a debit card, too. Admittedly, they’re not nearly as lucrative as the... Read More

Does Getting a Co-Signer Hurt My Credit?

Credit 101

Does Getting a Co-Signer Hurt My Credit?

Does Getting a Co-Signer Hurt My Credit?

When you don’t have a credit score good enough to get a loan, it’s easy to feel stuck. It takes credit to build credit, after all. Some borrowers turn to friends and family to help. Specifically, they may ask someone in their life to co-sign for them. When someone co-signs for an account on your behalf,... Read More

3 Red Flags That You’re Headed for Credit Card Debt

Managing Debt

3 Red Flags That You’re Headed for Credit Card Debt

3 Red Flags That You’re Headed for Credit Card Debt

Another month, another credit card bill. This time, you can’t even bring yourself to tear open the envelope because you already know what it says: You owe more money. Just the thought of paying it fills you with dread, which should be enough of a sign to show there’s a problem. Here are some other red flags that indicate your... Read More

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