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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.     Infographic courtesy of www.avant.com

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Practical Ways to Save Money as a Student

  Saving money as a student should be at the top of your list of things to do this year if you’re at university or studying a course from home. There isn’t much help for students who fall into a monetary crisis after they’ve finished their course. Usually, the only way out of trouble is […]

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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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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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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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