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Invest in Your Future This Holiday Season

Invest in Your Future This Holiday Season

The holiday season is often a time when you tend to spend more money, and some people even go into debt to buy presents for their loved ones, which puts themselves even further behind on debt repayment. But it doesn't have to be that way because holiday shopping can...

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Nearly 1 in 3 holiday shoppers expect to go into debt to pay for all their shopping expenses, but you don't have to be one of those shoppers that has to take out their credit cards to pay for gifts. Especially if you are already working towards paying off your debt....

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Pros and Cons of Requesting a Credit Line Increase

Pros and Cons of Requesting a Credit Line Increase

Asking a credit card issuer for a credit line increase can offer some financial benefits, but it can take a wrong turn if you're not ready for the responsibility. Let's review the pros and cons of requesting credit line increases, and if they are the right choice for...

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Should I Fix My Credit Before Buying a House?

Should I Fix My Credit Before Buying a House?

Buying a home is an exciting step for many people. However, your credit score can make a significant impact on your ability to get a mortgage loan. What Should My Credit Score Be to Buy a House? A credit score can range from 300 to 850. A high credit score is an...

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7 Best Ways to Get Out of Debt

7 Best Ways to Get Out of Debt

To get yourself out of debt, you have to do the work.  It may not be easy resisting the urge to stop for your favorite drive-thru coffee in the morning or purchasing whatever catches your eye while browsing online.  But make every penny count and remember that the...

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?

Put simply, if becoming a homeowner is one of your short-term goals, now is a great time to do so.  The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made the current home buying market unlike any other time (in a good way for most).  Mortgage rates have continued to be at record...

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Top 3 Websites to Pull a Free Credit Report

Top 3 Websites to Pull a Free Credit Report

Put simply, a credit report is like a report card for your credit score. Instead of your parents anxiously awaiting to review your school report card, a credit report allows you (and lenders) to quickly see your credit activity, loan paying history and the current...

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