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Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Abbie Dyer - Dec 21, 2021 1:57:21 PM

Investing in your education, your future, and your dreams is always a smart choice. If you have student loans, maybe now it’s time to consider another smart option to help you pay them back....

Savings Tips / Financial Life Planning / Credit scores / Budgeting

7 Easy Ideas To Help You Reach Your Savings Goals

Abbie Dyer - Oct 12, 2021 3:20:00 PM

Every person has a unique financial situation, but that doesn’t mean you’re alone on your journey to financial wellness. One common goal we often hear from our members is the desire to save more....

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 and...

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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