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When Every Penny Counts: Expecting the Unexpected When Cash is Low

We are all different and while some of us seem to be able to take a potential financial crisis in stride and remain calm while we find a solution, others can get stressed by their lack of preparation for such an event.   Whatever your normal reaction to an unexpected bill happens to be, the […]

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Top Finance Tips – How to Avoid a Holiday Financial Hangover

The holidays are a special time of the year when family and friends gather to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company.   The holiday season is often associated with splurging and it’s a great time to consider these tips to keep the focus on the true meaning of the holidays and help keep your spending […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud has been in the news recently and is a growing threat to consumer bank accounts globally. The following are several tips to help protect yourself from Credit Card Fraud. Avoid Using ATMs in Tourist Areas Tourist areas are popular places for thieves because there are large numbers of travelers that need to […]

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Ways You Can Actually Save Money with Your Credit Card

Depending on your past experience with credit cards, you might feel that these plastic cards and debt go hand-in-hand. And for some people, this is certainly the case. However, a credit card in your possession won’t necessarily put you on the fast track toward debt. It’s all about responsible use; and once you have a […]

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Millennials and Credit: An Inside Look at How Millennials Use Credit [infographic]

Did you know that Millennials outnumber baby boomers by 15 million and earn around $20,000 less than the U.S. average.  Below is an infographic that takes an inside look at the complicated relationship between Millennials and Credit.    

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College Students as Victims of Identity Theft

College Students Vulnerable to Identity Theft College students made up roughly 25% of all victims of identity theft last year. According to the Better Business Bureau every 3 seconds someone is a victim of identity theft, that is approximately 18 Million victims each year! Some reasons for this shocking statistic are that college age students are […]

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