12 Ways to Cut Costs at the Grocery Store

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12 Ways to Cut Costs at the Grocery Store

12 Ways to Cut Costs at the Grocery Store

We all have to eat, and unless you have unlimited cash for fine dining, that means we have to frequent the supermarket. But did you know that you could be tossing money away — little by little — at the checkout line? Here are some tips to help you cut costs at the grocery store.... Read More

Should You Get Your Teen a Credit Card?

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Should You Get Your Teen a Credit Card?

Should You Get Your Teen a Credit Card?

Sometimes it’s easy to think of teenagers as mini-adults. They’re starting to display the traits of adulthood — physically, mentally and creatively. At the same time, teens are notorious for lacking a fully developed sense of judgment. To varying degrees, teens are generally less able to recognize the consequences of their actions than they will... Read More

Equifax Ordered to Pay $18.6M for Credit Report Mistakes

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Equifax Ordered to Pay $18.6M for Credit Report Mistakes

Equifax Ordered to Pay $18.6M for Credit Report Mistakes

Julie Miller’s long battle to fix her credit report ended Friday, when a jury awarded her $18.6 million in her civil suit against credit reporting agency Equifax. Miller says her troubles started in late 2009, when she was denied credit at Hubbard Bank due to her credit report. In 2009, she requested her credit report... Read More

How to Make the Most of a Financial Windfall

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How to Make the Most of a Financial Windfall

How to Make the Most of a Financial Windfall

This post originally appeared on Money Talks News. It’s happened to all of us, at least in our dreams: a lottery win, a big inheritance, a streak of luck at the gaming tables, paying $7 for a $75,000 Renoir at a yard sale. It can happen. Sooner or later a financial windfall is likely to fall in... Read More

The Best Secured Credit Cards in America

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The Best Secured Credit Cards in America

The Best Secured Credit Cards in America

Every month, we choose the Best Credit Cards in America that are ideal for a specific purpose. We choose reward cards for people who pay their balance in full every month, and low interest rate cards for those who need to carry a balance. Yet all of these comparisons assume that the applicant has good,... Read More

8 Money Tools You Should Try

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8 Money Tools You Should Try

8 Money Tools You Should Try

Managing your personal finances can be tough. With income, expenses, budgets, bills, and so much more, keeping track of everything gets complex sometimes. Luckily, we have technology right at our fingertips to help organize and destress our lives. Here are some of the best money tools that can help you keep up with your finances.... Read More

How to Get Out of Debt: The Real Secret

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How to Get Out of Debt: The Real Secret

How to Get Out of Debt: The Real Secret

In my time working at a company called ReadyForZero that helps people get out of debt, I’ve come to a realization: while there are many actions that you can take to get out of debt, there is only one overarching secret to it, and that secret is … break the large problem (your debt) down... Read More

Should the Govt Be Allowed to Charge You a Credit Card Fee?

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Should the Govt Be Allowed to Charge You a Credit Card Fee?

Should the Govt Be Allowed to Charge You a Credit Card Fee?

The big news in the credit card industry this year has been the settlement between credit card payment networks and retailers that has opened the door to merchants charging credit card surcharges. Although this agreement is largely meaningless in the ten states that currently prohibit these credit card surcharges, there are exceptions to these agreements... Read More

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