Category Archives: Fine print

Bills, bills, bills and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 3 out of 4 That’s how many parents are still paying their grown children’s bills, according to our latest survey. Really? How are y’all out here buying your dog Ralph Lauren turtlenecks and still letting your mom pay…
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Seasonal jobs and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 30 percent That’s the number of card issuers who trap customers into arbitration with no way to opt out. It’s a complicated concept that basically disallows cardholders to join class-action lawsuits against the issuer. But it…
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DNA tests, CFPB survivor and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 43 percent That’s the number of cardholders who are revolving debt. The debt they’re accruing is probably more than the worth of that free plane ticket or hotel stay on a rewards card. If your…
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Alabama, FSU fall out of college football’s top 20 – in credit scores

Brady Porche

At least one college football poll doesn’t have the mighty Alabama Crimson Tide ranked No. 1, or even in the top 20. No, it’s not some rogue sports news network trying to drive clicks to its website by courting controversy.…
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Recurring charges, Hurricane Harvey aftermath and other news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 35 That’s the percent of Americans who had set up an account that enrolled them in automatic payments without them realizing it. And apparently, after that Netflix or Spotify free trial ends, you’re left with…
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