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What are the Top 5 Alternatives to Payday Loans?

Tweet That is why it is important that one considers other options before deciding to take such loans. Here are some alternatives: 1. Save The key to saving is proper

Consumer Financing Featured

Loan Shark or Fair Lender?

An individual that loans money to another person for an exorbitant fee is sometimes known as a “loan shark.” Unfortunately, the term is often misused to describe legal lenders that charge rates that are above what most of us think are reasonable.

Consumer Tips

Free Credit Repair and the Consumer

You may have seen the ads where a company touts its free credit repair program with the promise that the customer’s bad credit is soon made good again. It is impossible to comment on every company, but it is advisable that the consumer do his or her research before committing to such a program.

Consumer Tips

Debt Collector Blues? Know Your Rights!

Tweet You owe money to a creditor and the heat is on. The debt collector heat, that is. There is no escaping someone who is intent on collecting what you

Credit Cards

Avoid These So-Called Credit Card Deals

Tweet New Offers On The Way? However, don’t be surprised if the number of offers begins to increase, something I’ve taken note of personally these past few weeks. With quite

Credit Cards

Can They Really Cancel My Credit Card?!

Tweet You’ve been waiting online for fifteen minutes to pay for that last minute gift for your Uncle Ed and are eager to make the long trek home so that

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Wise Car Financing Tips You Need To Know

Tweet The gloomy news affecting the economy right now can have you believing that absolutely nothing is going right. Even people who have long been accustomed to saying that the

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You Can Raise Your FICO Credit Score!

Tweet FICO, which stands for Fair Isaac Corporation, is a term which describes your personal credit score. That score is used by lenders who will determine if you qualify for

Consumer Financing Debt Management

4 Tips On How To Overcome Your Debt Problems

Tweet Here’s a silly question — do you enjoy being in debt? Well that answer should be obvious: of course not. However, getting out of debt can be a long,

Consumer Financing Credit Reports

TransUnion Agrees To Offer Free Credit Scores

Tweet TransUnion, who along with Experian and Equifax comprise the three major credit reporting agencies, has agreed to a legal settlement whereby the company must provide free credit-report monitoring to

Money Management

Protect Yourself Against I.D. Theft This Season

Tweet The final week of Christmas shopping is upon us, but that doesn’t mean that everyone is done shopping. This year, sales are down suggesting that many consumers are waiting