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How to Bolster Your Credit Score In Times of Crisis – Part 2

When times get tough and money gets tight, it can be very easy to start making essential purchases with your credit cards. It’s a slippery slope though, as credit card debt can rack up quickly. If you start to miss payments, this can leave you in a position that can eventually destroy your credit score. … Continue reading “How to Bolster Your Credit Score In Times of Crisis – Part 2”

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How to Bolster Your Credit Score In Times of Crisis – Part 1

As we rang in the new year to greet 2021, we also said goodbye to a year that felt like it would never end. 2020 brought so many challenges and hardships with it, including an onslaught of financial difficulties for many. From recessions to furloughs and layoffs, many people were left with no jobs and … Continue reading “How to Bolster Your Credit Score In Times of Crisis – Part 1”

#TalkMoney Week: Debt Management – A Quick Guide

Living with debt is one of the greatest financial challenges there is. Nobody winds up in debt on purpose, but life can be unpredictable, especially when it comes to your finances. It’s a hard subject to discuss, especially with a spouse or partner, but that’s why we’re here. For this year’s #TalkMoney week, we want … Continue reading “#TalkMoney Week: Debt Management – A Quick Guide”

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How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide

Last week, Apple released iOS 14, and with it came a new indicator: a small orange dot that appears in the top right corner of your screen. This confused many people at first, but it’s really quite simple. Whenever you see this dot, it indicates that the particular app you’re using has access to your … Continue reading “How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide”

How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps

Last week, the Twitter accounts of Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, and many other public figures all tweeted out similar messages promising to give back to their followers in these trying times. These messages included links to a bitcoin address claiming that anyone who sent money would receive double the amount back. The … Continue reading “How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps”

How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards

When it comes to choosing credit cards, there are a lot of options to consider, and it can be an overwhelming process. With so many offers boasting up front rewards and discounts and other incentives, it can be hard to determine which offer is best for you and your unique financial situation. Two of the … Continue reading “How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards”

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