5 Big Credit Score Killers & How You Can Avoid Them

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5 Big Credit Score Killers & How You Can Avoid Them

5 Big Credit Score Killers & How You Can Avoid Them

Bankruptcy. Foreclosure. Short sale. These are the items that probably jump to mind when you hear the words “credit score killers,” but there are plenty of other line items that can really tank your credit — particularly if your score was stellar at the time they hit your credit report. But knowledge is power — and many credit... Read More

13 Ways to Save at Babies R Us

Personal Finance

13 Ways to Save at Babies R Us

13 Ways to Save at Babies R Us

Whether you’re a first-time parent or a pro at parenting your multiple kids, the truth is taking care of little ones comes with a hefty price tag. If you’re on a first-name basis with the customer service rep at Babies R Us, you could probably benefit from our list of ways to save at this... Read More

5 Things to Think Twice About Putting on Your Credit Card

Credit Cards

5 Things to Think Twice About Putting on Your Credit Card

5 Things to Think Twice About Putting on Your Credit Card

Credit cards are useful financial tools. They can fund large purchases, build credit and help consumers establish financial independence. But they can also get cardholders into major financial trouble when used improperly. Not all credit card purchases are created equal, and some should be completely sidestepped to avoid unmanageable credit card debt. Not only can... Read More

The Wackiest Things Small Business Owners Try to Deduct

Personal Finance

The Wackiest Things Small Business Owners Try to Deduct

The Wackiest Things Small Business Owners Try to Deduct

As a small business owner, you want to take every legal tax deduction you can to lower your tax bill. But lingerie? A petting zoo? Daily breakfast eaten at your desk? As it turns out, one of those three items passed IRS scrutiny, proving that what’s crazy for one business to try to deduct could... Read More

5 Health Apps That Can Save You Time & Money

Personal Finance

5 Health Apps That Can Save You Time & Money

5 Health Apps That Can Save You Time & Money

For many, healthcare costs are higher today than ever before, leaving many savvy people seeking out resources for saving money and time while addressing their health and wellness. Fortunately, with so many free and cheap health management apps available for download on your smartphone or tablet, the information and resources you need are now more accessible than... Read More

3 Tax Scams You Need to Watch Out For

Identity Theft

3 Tax Scams You Need to Watch Out For

3 Tax Scams You Need to Watch Out For

In the early 60s, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle hit a remarkable number of home runs including a famous back-to-back four-bagger, which according to Yogi Berra was the reason he famously quipped, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” While spring training is still a few weeks away, we’re in the thick of a tax season,... Read More

CFPB Sues Firm for Allegedly Scamming 9/11 First Responders

Personal Finance

CFPB Sues Firm for Allegedly Scamming 9/11 First Responders

CFPB Sues Firm for Allegedly Scamming 9/11 First Responders

A firm accused of scamming 9/11 first responders and former NFL players into giving them large chunks of their compensation funds via costly advance payment deals has been sued by federal and state authorities. RD Legal Funding, based in Cresskill, New Jersey, was sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the New York State Attorney General’s... Read More

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