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4 apps that make it easy to help others

Susan Johnston Taylor

For the philanthropy-minded, it’s always a good time to support nonprofit organizations, whether it’s an animal rescue, a homeless shelter, a mentoring program for inner-city youths or something else entirely. It’s even better if it’s easy to give to a…
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VantageScore rolls out ‘trendy’ new scoring model

Brady Porche

VantageScore will soon begin using “trended data” in its credit scores — a first among the major scoring models. The credit scoring firm this month rolled out VantageScore 4.0, a new update to its formula that will be released in…
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5 apps that pay you to get active

Susan Johnston Taylor

Whether you’re training for that 5k, committing to daily yoga classes or shedding pounds to be ready for the beach, a number of apps add extra motivation to help you achieve your goal by paying you to get active. And…
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9 crazy credit facts to wow your friends

Erica Sandberg
9 weird facts about credit cards

Want to amuse and astound your friends? These funny and peculiar facts about credit cards, credit reports and credit scores may wow your friends. 1. Credit cards are rectangle because the world is round. You may have wondered why there aren’t…
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Capital One unveils chatbot that loves emojis

Taylor Tompkins

Capital One is hoping its new chatbot can help you with everyday banking and credit questions – and maybe even get you out of a financial jam – all by using emojis. The company unveiled its first chatbot Friday, the…
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