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Ways to redeem United miles after viral video

Jenny Hoff

If the video of the United passenger being pulled off a plane after refusing to give up his seat to accommodate airline employees made you want to avoid the airline for future travel, you don’t need to give up your…
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Financial illiteracy has cost me thousands

Kelly Dilworth

Financial illiteracy is expensive. According to a new survey by the Financial Educators Council, consumers estimate that they lost an average of $9,700 because they didn’t know enough about personal finance to make better decisions with their money. The survey…
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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 teaching tips on opening a credit card

Sienna Kossman

A few weeks back, my boyfriend Steven came in from getting the mail and was ecstatic about a pre-approved card offer he received. The card offer boasted a year-long, 0 percent introductory rate and would be perfect for financing his…
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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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