Tag Archives: text message

You can now apply for credit by sending a text

Brady Porche

Applying for credit while shopping for a car or a new TV is now as simple as texting “LOL” to your BFF. Credit bureau Experian recently unveiled Text for Credit, a new service for lenders that allows consumers to apply…
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Teaching teens to manage money — with help from technology

Connie Prater

Find out how I use mobile alerts and text messaging to help my teenager learn about keeping track of the money in her debit card account. Read my contribution to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s financial education blog.
Parents can monitor their teens’ spending and teach them to keep track of their finances in a way that appeals to this millennial generation of mobile texters.
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Don’t dodge those credit card company calls; they could be warning you of fraud

Connie Prater

In the words of Blondie’s Deborah Harry, “Call me” if you’re trying to alert me to credit card fraud.
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