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Protect Your Score

By Chris O’Shea* How to maintain a good credit score during the coronavirus outbreak Maintaining a good credit score can be stressful. Add something like the coronavirus to the mix and things get even harder. Don’t let this pandemic ruin that score that you worked so hard to obtain. Here are some tips for keeping […]

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A Personal Debt Assessment

A Personal Debt Assessment: Your Financial Life Preserver Do you feel like you’re drowning in debt? Trust your instincts. You might need a personal debt assessment. The national average credit card debt per household is $5,700. About 41.2% of households carry a balance on credit cards from month to month. Our reliance on plastic and […]

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Errors in Your Credit Report: Now What?

Your Credit Report Matters Credit reports contain your personal financial information. Incorrect information can affect your ability to get a loan, rent housing, or get a job because businesses often make their decisions based on that data. Lenders use credit reports to determine the interest rates on loans; the more creditworthy you appear on paper, […]

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How Financially Literate Are You?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.9″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″] Many people around Central Oregon often lament how students don’t get taught financial education in school as in the past. The are efforts being made today, such as Junior Achievement and others, aimed at giving our youth a better chance at financial success. Mid Oregon is involved in and supports […]

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How do you maintain good credit?

How do you continue to maintain good credit? Your credit report acts as your financial references when you apply for any new credit. The only way to maintain a good credit history is to use credit wisely. Tips for Building Credit Following are 10 tried and true tips for building credit: 1. Create a spending […]