U.S. Cities With The Best And Worst Credit Scores

How does your credit score measure up? According to Experian, the average credit score is 673, up 4 points from 2015 to last year. The infographic above shows the highlights of Experian’s latest report, including a comparison of the average credit profiles for each generation, and a list of the cities with the best and…
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Most Common Scams Of 2016

It all looks so obvious in hindsight. Make a $500 deposit and your money will grow 18% in 10 days. You can receive a $1,500 loan by MoneyGram if you pay $170 for fees and insurance. A driveway sealer happens to be driving by and offers to coat your driveway for a low price. You…
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How Is Credit Card Interest Calculated?

You know that it’s desirable to have a high credit score in order to get a low credit card interest rate, but do you know why your credit score is important — or how the interest on balances is calculated? Tiffany Aliche, Financial Educator and Author also known as “The Budgetnista”, explains the thinking of…
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How Life Insurance Can Help Your Family

One of the biggest things I learned in the military long ago was that proper prior planning prevents pitifully poor performance. I am astonished at the number of otherwise seemingly intelligent adults who do not have some amount of insurance, even if only enough to prevent placing the financial burden of paying for their funeral…
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How To Assess Whether You’re Ready For Retirement

Are you worried or confident in your retirement plans? How do you reach your decision? You may not be seeing the full picture. A recent study conducted by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRRBC) found that more than 50% of Americans of working age are at risk of a lower standard of…
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