Credit bureaus slapped for reporting errors, shady marketing

Brady Porche

Credit report errors are a nightmare for consumers — but they can also cause severe headaches for credit bureaus. Mississippi’s attorney general this month announced Equifax, Experian and TransUnion must pay the state a total of $7.2 million and overhaul…
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Tough times? Put credit card bills in perspective

Erica Sandberg

We are constantly making choices when it comes to our money. What should we spend on items and services, where can we cut back, when is it OK to splurge … it can get confusing! As for credit card bills,…
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Halloween expenses shouldn’t be scary

Kimberley Carmona

Don’t let Halloween haunt your bank account. From pumpkin carving to haunted houses, there are plenty of Halloween festivities for people to enjoy, but beware the prices. For example, when I was a sophomore in college, I was searching for…
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How do you define wealth? For me, it’s a menu

Erica Sandberg

Like countless Americans, I struggled financially throughout young adulthood. During those lean years, I fantasized about an easier life, one that did not include trying to stretch every single cent to the maximum. Everyone has a different definition of wealth.…
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