Money & Credit

Going into debt for one thing or another has become a fact of life for many Americans. We live in a society that promotes buying things, even if it means overextending ourselves. Credit card debt continues to flirt with all-time record-high numbers as people borrow at increasing rates. This becomes a real problem when we
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Buying a new car is one of the biggest purchases most of us will make. Most of the time, a lot of research is done before you even visit the dealership. You want to make sure the vehicle has the features you want and that it’s going to be safe for you and your family.
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Did you lose your Social Security card years ago and look to get a replacement? Now, it’s easy to do online in 28 states and the District of Columbia! RELATED: How to find and claim missing money in your name  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has helped 1 million people get Social Security card replacements,
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Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make your banking life easier and more rewarding! In our increasingly digital society, criminals are always looking for the new frontier of cyber-theft — and one method that’s becoming more popular and more dangerous for consumers —
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Credit cards are a financial tool that can lead to great rewards and benefits, but if mishandled can lead to huge costs, fees, and damage to your credit. If you can avoid a few fatal mistakes, you can jump into the world of credit without worry.  Be sure to avoid these five credit card mistakes
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Wells Fargo has been hit with $1 billion in fines due to a number of unsavory banking practices, like charging customers unfair mortgage fees and forcing them into auto insurance. The penalty was announced Friday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which said that Wells Fargo’s mortgage interest rate-lock extensions along with its mandatory insurance
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Investing can seem so complicated that some people just shut down and do nothing — or hire an advisor to guide them. This guide helps cut through the confusion, no matter what your investment experience is. If you are a regular listener or viewer, you hear me talk about both Roth IRA accounts and 401(k)s a
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