Category Archives: Living with credit

Can 5 percent cash back help Whole Foods compete on price?

Mike Cetera

Like cookies, shopping at Whole Foods is a sometimes treat. This posh grocer has rarely been able to compete on price, so it’s never been my go-to for everyday meal planning. My family shops here typically for special occasions, like…
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Millennials often are more financially insecure than they seem

Kelly Dilworth

For years, I’ve taken my good credit score for granted. I pay my monthly bills on time and have every intention of maintaining a high score so that I can access affordable credit and eventually buy a home. But like…
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Why paying on your credit card due date may be a mistake

Mike Cetera

I’m a creature driven by one thing: deadlines. Call it an occupational hazard. It’s been a hugely important character trait to possess when it comes to my own finances. I always pay my bills on time because I instinctively have…
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You don’t take my advice and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 5 months It’s been nearly half a year since that ghastly Equifax breach and the news that’s coming out keeps looks grimmer. There’s no regulation in sight and a lot of options for locking your…
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Charge a series of spa treatments to protect yourself

Erica Sandberg

If you’re like most people (me included), you want to look and feel your best. You also may want to get the best deal by signing up for a package of wellness services. What’s wrong with that? If your first…
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