Tag Archives: personal finance

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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The rich friends dilemma: 6 ways you can help each other

Erica Sandberg

My dear friend – I’ll call her Megan – is rich. And I mean really, really rich. After making a mint in the market, she’s now enjoying the high life. Megan’s children, now adults, are financially independent, so she’s free…
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To latte, or not to latte? That’s the $5-a-day question

Brady Porche

Are personal finance gurus who tell you to cut the lattes full of beans, or do their critics need to wake up and smell the coffee? We’ve all heard from some money expert or another that we should kick that…
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Credit mistakes to avoid post-graduation

Sienna Kossman

Graduation season is typically filled with last-minute celebrations with friends, job applications and final, final exams. In fact, if you’re a soon-to-be college or high school graduate, building credit may be one of the last things on your mind. But…
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‘President Trump’ – How does that make you feel about your finances?

Brady Porche

As Donald Trump takes the oath of office, Americans have mixed feelings about their personal financial outlook for the next four years. A new survey by Experian finds 51 percent expect their personal financial status to improve during Trump’s term. As…
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