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Be mine and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 71 percent That’s the number of baby boomers who had nonmortgage debt when they hit ages 56-61. If you’re not there quite yet, pay down your debt as soon as possible. If you are there, you still…
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Turkey, travel, Black Friday and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 30 percent That’s the number of millennials that said they have let their rewards expire. I know in college it was a money saver to push the “best by” date, but we’re adults now so maybe…
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Why a Starbucks credit card has me steamed

John Egan

I’m a bit steamed – just like a latte – about the recent announcement from the ubiquitous Starbucks coffee store chain that it’s rolling out its own credit card and prepaid card. During the company’s Nov. 2 earnings call with…
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Rounding Numbers: Don’t forget dad (and your debt) and other news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 94 million That’s how many Americans are storing their credit and debit card information online – and surprise! it’s most common among the elderly. Are we just waiting to get hacked or are we just lazy?…
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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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