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Don’t Load Up on Debt to Build Credit

An individual’s credit score is one of the most important numbers attached to their identity. It can play a deterministic role in your financial decisions because it impacts your ability to be approved for loans and credit cards, how much interest you pay and the likelihood you’ll be approved for renting an apartment. Several websites……
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Cross-Collateralization: When Unsecured Debt Ends Up Costing You Your Car

When seeking the services of a financial institution, many choose credit unions instead of banks because they generally offer certain advantages over banks. You might get a better interest rate on a loan, a higher credit limit, fewer fees, or more personalized attention. But credit unions also commonly practice cross-collateralization – a term most have……
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6 Ways To Improve A Low Credit Score

Having a low credit score tags you as a high-risk borrower and can impact so many facets of your life. Just how can it affect you? It is the determining factor in whether or not a lender will actually lend you money, and it raises the interest rate you have to pay if they do…….
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Why Americans Are In So Much Debt

Feeling like your debt is higher than ever? You’re not alone. The Federal Reserve reports on consumer debt each month, and recent stats show that consumer borrowing has reached a new milestone. Americans are diving deeper and deeper into the red as consumer debt just crossed the $4 trillion mark for the first time ever…….
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