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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.

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.

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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.

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 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.

Make this the year you get out of debt

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

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.

Make money part of your curriculum

So maybe you're not majoring in money. We can still help you better understand the basics of your own financial life.

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