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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Is that the story for college students who aren’t entering high-paying professions these days? Or for students entering an “open-ended” type of major that doesn’t lead to one particular career path? (Psychology, history, and English, for instance.) Personally, I don’t… Continue reading
Fact: I have zero late payments on my credit report. As you probably gathered throughout the month, that little fact makes a big difference when it comes to my credit. When I simulate my credit score, if I were to… Continue reading
It’s a simple financial truth: Credit scores are important. How important? Individuals with strong credit will save thousands of dollars more over a lifetime than individuals with poor or damaged credit scores. Thousands of dollars is likely a conservative estimate—the… Continue reading
Just as we know it’s almost impossible to succeed without the ability to read and write, we now know it will be difficult to succeed in the present-day financial system without receiving financial education and learning how to manage credit… Continue reading
Credit is something I’m constantly learning about—mostly because I work at a bank and answer a lot of credit related questions from our readers. However, I’m also learning (sometimes hard) lessons about my own credit. More on that later this… Continue reading
These days, it seems like anything you hear about credit is negative: people overcharging their credit cards, borrowing too much in student loans, or buying more house than they can afford. But that’s just one end of the spectrum. Managed… Continue reading