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How to Save Like an Adult in 7 Easy Steps

Abbie Dyer - Mar 30, 2017 3:35:26 PM

Welcome to adulthood! That may be the most terrifying sentence you'll ever hear (besides the dreaded 'We need to talk'). Being an adult isn't easy and the responsibilities that come along with...

Credit scores

What's on Your Credit Report and How to Clean it Up

Abbie Dyer - Apr 22, 2015 10:30:00 AM

This article was updated March 29, 2021 to reflect new information about credit reports.

Remember getting a report card as a kid? Think about how excited you were to show off your grades to mom...

Credit scores

Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

Abbie Dyer - Apr 16, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Having a good credit score is important because it shows lenders how you handle credit and manage your money. But what factors are used to calculate your personal score?

Credit scores

Learnin' the Basics of Your Credit Score

Abbie Dyer - Apr 2, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Your credit score plays a huge role in your financial life. It helps lenders determine how much money to give you and at what interest rate. So how do credit-reporting agencies come up with this...

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