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How to pay off debt—and save too

Here's a guide to help you pay off debt while saving for emergencies and long-term goals like retirement.

5 hacks to prevent falling into credit card debt

With some helpful hacks, you can avoid spending too much and prevent credit card debt. Learn more here.

Pay off student loans faster in 2019

Pay off your student loans faster with these strategies to lower debt and live a better life financially. Here are 7 ways to pay off your student loans faster in 2019.

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13 ways to prevent credit card fraud

Maybe you've taken steps to avoid identity theft, and even applied a credit freeze to your credit report. Read these tips on how to protect your credit card from fraud.

3 rules for earning credit card rewards without harming your credit

Earn credit card rewards without making your credit score drop. Here are 3 rules to follow to avoid harming your credit.

Credit score money tips: 3 tips to fix your credit ASAP

Fixing a credit score can take time, but there are steps you can take to fix your credit score. If you want to fix your credit score ASAP, follow along to learn more.

The "debt snowball" and "debt avalanche" might sound gimmicky, but they're both highly effective strategies to get out of credit card debt

Debt repayment strategies prioritize your debts to help pay off certain liabilities faster. Learn effective strategies to overcome credit card debt here.

15 secrets to refinancing your student loans

When refinancing student loans, lenders want to lend to borrowers who have a strong likelihood to repay loans. Here are 15 secrets to refinancing your student loans.

7 reasons for your credit score drop (and how to fix it)

Figuring out what happened to your credit and how to fix the issue can be tough. Here are all the possible problems that could have caused your credit score drop.

Should you refinance your federal student loans?

When you refinance student loans, your monthly payment method changes. This article provides several smart points to consider when refinancing student loans.

How Americans are successfully escaping debt

Debt has become a standard part of personal finance, but it doesn’t need to be. Read about helpful strategies that can help you escape debt here.

I make a 6-figure salary but I'm still always broke

Do you earn a 6-figure salary but have no savings to show for it? Learn different ways to control your spending so you can start saving for your future.

I make $115,000 as an attorney and still have student loan debt

Struggling with your student debt loan? Read about why this attorney still has student debt while earning a 6-figure salary.

How to prioritize your savings in 2019

Prioritizing your emergency funds in 2019 can be simple. Learn useful saving money tips here.

7 reasons not to consolidate your student loans

Thinking about consolidating student loans? Here are a few reasons why you might be better off leaving your student loan payments as-is.

Do these 5 things now that the student loan grace period is over

The 6-month grace period is over—now it's time to start paying off your student loan debt. Consider these next steps before diving into your payments.

Which debt should I pay off first?

Looking for the most efficient way to pay off your debt? Having a debt management plan may be what you need to start gaining financial freedom.

How my partner & I saved up for a house while paying off our debt

Saving for a house while paying off debt could be easy if you team up with your partner to help. Teaming up with your partner may help eliminate debt over time, along with successfully saving for a home.

What is a perfect credit score, and how can you get one?

What is the perfect credit score, and how can you get one? Having a good credit score can increase your chances when buying a home or taking out a loan. Read on to learn more about achieving your perfect score.

This is how much money millennial women save to attend weddings

Attending a wedding can involve a lot of spending, which means you will need to start saving in preparation. This is how millennial women save to attend weddings.

21 ways to crush student loan debt repayment

Follow this 21-point game plan and you can be on track to pay off your student loans faster.

How to plan a debt-free vacation

No matter what kind of vacation you're planning, you can have a debt-free vacation with some careful planning.

How to raise your credit card limit

Use this guide on when and how to ask for a higher credit limit. Learn how to raise your credit card limit and when not to.

Why you shouldn't shy away from credit cards

Credit cards are a necessary aspect to a well rounded and healthy personal financial life. Learn more about why credit cards are a necessity.

Make this the year you get out of debt

To get out of debt, you may need a long-term plan.

What is a credit card's grace period?

A credit card's grace period can be defined as a period of time during which the cardholder is not charged interest on a balance, typically lasting at least 21 days.

How to protect your credit in a divorce

Your credit can take a negative hit during divorce procedures. Learn how to protect your credit while going through divorce.

What is the 'right' number of credit cards?

Is there such a thing as too many credit cards?

Does canceling a credit card hurt your credit?

Will canceling credit cards impact your credit score? Learn about the financial implications of canceling your credit card.

How you could be using your credit cards all wrong

How do you utilize your credit cards? This article outlines ways that may show you how you could be using your credit cards incorrectly.

What to consider before you get a loan

Are you thinking of taking out a loan? Read this article for tips on what to consider before getting a loan.

Applying for a credit limit increase: what you should know

Are you applying for a credit limit increase? Here is what you need to know.

3 reasons to use a digital wallet

Paying with just a wave of your phone can actually be more secure than using a credit card.

Buy vs. lease?
Which one is right for you?

Figuring out whether to buy or lease a car is not as complicated as you might think. Check out this infographic and learn which option might be best for you.

Money basics: How to prioritize debt

Between credit cards, student loans, and mortgages, there are many types of debt out there. Watch this video for three tips that can help you tackle it all. (1:55)
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What makes up a credit score?

Your credit score is a measurement based on the activity in your credit report. The score is used by lenders and others when deciding to approve you for things like loans, credit cards, and apartment leases. There are five elements that make up your credit score. Learn more about them here.

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