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Credit Card Balance Transfer Considerations

If you are one of the millions of consumers carrying credit card debt, you may be looking at balance transfer offers. Some credit card issuers even offer enticing zero-interest promo periods for up to 18 months. However, after the promo period ends, card rates can rise substantially. It would be best if you consider your […]

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Credit Savvy free credit scores—now even better!

Credit Savvy, our free credit score and monitoring tool, is now even better! The updated feature includes some new and enhanced features, including some you just won’t see in other products of its kind. Here are some of the things that will look a little different when you open up the new and improved Credit […]

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Retirement Savings—Start Early

Start Early, Earn More Retirement—it’s not a word you think much about when you’re young. After all, that’s something that happens when you get old. Don’t wait until you are older to think about it: when it comes to your retirement savings—start early! But You Have Social Security! You might think Social Security will be […]

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Check In On Your Finances

By Jean Chatzky * It’s time to check in on your finances, including emergency funds and budget plans. This end-of-the-year financial assessment can help you get back on track in 2021 Budgets and cash reserves aren’t just for corporate America. As the COVID-19 global pandemic keeps going (and going) it’s time to figure out exactly […]

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What Makes Up Your Credit Score?

Your credit score is a significant gauge to your financial wellbeing. Understanding why your credit score is important will help you use your credit wisely, and as a helpful financial tool (Read Why Your Credit Score is Important article). Knowing what makes up your credit score is the key to improving a poor score, or […]