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Starting a Business with Bad Credit? Why Common Financing Options Will Result in More Debt

When you hear success stories such as Mark Zuckerberg and the launch of Facebook, you can’t help but think, “If he can do it, so can I”. I mean who hasn’t thought at least once or twice about walking into their boss’s office and calling it quits? Being your own boss, calling all the shots, […]

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Tips to Build Your Credit Score

Credit scores are incredibly important these days.  While some may think that credit scores are only used when purchasing something with credit, that is simply not entirely true.  Having a good credit score can affect your insurance premiums, if you can rent an apartment, if you can get a job, along with paying cheaper rates […]

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Your Credit Card Was Hacked, Now What?

With major retailers revealing the breach of their customers’ credit and debit card data, it is more important than ever to protect yourself.  It is becoming easier for hackers to steal and use customer card information, so it is your responsibility to be on the lookout.  So, what do you do if your debit or […]

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Five Signs That You May Be Heading For Financial Trouble

At any stage of life, anyone can have money troubles that means they need to ask for professional advice. Whether its debt, overspending or an unexpected financial blow that has put you in jeopardy, there are a number of ways you, can help to remedy the damage. Even if your affairs are not dire, there […]

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Ways to Boost Your Credit Rating

Boosting Your Credit Rating A healthy credit score is one of your most valuable assets when applying for credit, loans and mortgages. Lenders will check your credit score when you apply to borrow funds from them and make a judgement on whether you are a risk to lend to – essentially, it proves that you […]

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Have You Been Making a Big Credit Card Mistake?

It is relatively simple to use a credit card sensibly and responsibly, without ending up in debt. However, you do need to know a bit about how credit cards work as well as the terms and conditions of your particular card. Despite using credit cards for years, however, some people still continue to make pretty […]

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