Monthly Archives: November 2013

Financial Institutions Starting to Include FICO Score in Statement

Financial Institutions Starting to Include FICO Score in StatementNews from The Ledger: Steve Wheelock holds up his Discover card in San Francisco. Now three credit card issuers — Discover, Barclaycard US and First Bankcard — have signed up to allow … Continue reading

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Credit Card Companies Offer Free Credit Scores

Credit Card Companies Offer Free Credit ScoresNews from ABC News: Want to check your credit score? It might be included on your next credit card statement. The FICO score, which is widely used by lenders to gauge your financial health, … Continue reading

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How Automation Can Cost You a Comfortable Retirement

David Ning Setting all your finances up for automated handling can be wonderful. Directly deposited paychecks, automatic contributions to 401(k)s and set-it-and-forget-it bill pay allow you to free up time to actually enjoy life. But automation can be dangerous for … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Investing After Retirement

Tim McCarthy Too many investors think they should switch to overly conservative investing after they retire. Some mistakenly move too large of a portion of their money into fixed-income investments and cash. It is surprising that so often, people think … Continue reading

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FICO starts to make credit scores available for free

FICO starts to make credit scores available for freeNews from CBS News: The page you requested cannot be found on the CBS News website.The page may have been removed, had its name changed, or is just temporarily unavailable. To locate … Continue reading

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Laid Off? 5 Tips To Get Back On Your Feet

Ginger Dean You’ve been pink slipped. The axe dropped. However you choose to refer to your layoff, it’s now time to put your game face on and get back on your feet. If you have a severance package you may … Continue reading

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Millions to gain access to free credit scores

Millions to gain access to free credit scoresNews from Chicago Daily Herald: Article posted: 11/15/2013 12:27 AM By David Myers The company that pioneered credit scoring will now let banks provide their customers with a complimentary copy of their FICO … Continue reading

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Millions to gain access to free credit scores

Millions to gain access to free credit scoresNews from Chicago Daily Herald: Article posted: 11/15/2013 12:27 AM By David Myers The company that pioneered credit scoring will now let banks provide their customers with a complimentary copy of their FICO … Continue reading

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The Best Gift for the Kid Who Has Everything

Abby Hayes We all know that kid who has everything – the one whose life is packed with activities and whose bedroom is overflowing with clothes, books and toys. If you’re daunted by the thought of finding the perfect gift … Continue reading

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Not all websites are equal when it comes to free credit reports

Not all websites are equal when it comes to free credit reportsNews from Los Angeles Times: By David Lazarus November 15, 2013, 9:56 a.m. A simple question from Willie: He wants to know where you can go online for free … Continue reading

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