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professional credit repair

When it’s Time for Professional Credit Repair Help

Access to credit is necessary for major purchases such as a car or home and being turned down for a credit card or loan because of a bad credit score can be devastating.  In addition, a poor credit score can end up costing you thousands of dollars in higher interest rate payments. While there are […]

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Out of Control Spending

Prioritize, Plan and Ponder: Practical Ways to Stop Out of Control Spending

Many habits are hard to break and some can be more damaging than others, but you can make positive changes if you know how to go about implementing a new strategy that breaks the pattern and shows you a better way forward. For example, if you find that your spending habits are not in line […]

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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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financial hangover

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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