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Should I Pay To Check My Credit Score?

Should I Pay To Check My Credit Score?News from Investopedia: Should you pay for your credit score? Ideally, no, but the Fair Credit Reporting Act does allow companies to charge you to see your score so in some cases, you … Continue reading

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Free credit scores for everyone should be available soon

Free credit scores for everyone should be available soonNews from cleveland.com: CLEVELAND, Ohio — A dozen years after lawmakers forced the major credit bureaus to give consumers their credit reports free, there’s a new push for credit scores to be … Continue reading

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Should you ever close a credit card if it will hurt your credit score?: Money …

Should you ever close a credit card if it will hurt your credit score?: Money …News from The Plain Dealer: Q: Given the credit score hit when you close an account, why would it ever be a good idea to … Continue reading

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Policymakers should adopt Secure Act credit-reporting reforms

Policymakers should adopt Secure Act credit-reporting reformsNews from ConsumerReports.org: Your credit score impacts the interest rate on your loans, say for a car. Aleta from Mena, Ark., has had a hard time getting a decent rate on a car loan … Continue reading

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Should You Rent or Sell Your Home?

Ryan Severino liked the location of his family’s home in Scotch Plains, N.J., but he also thought they needed more space. So in the summer of 2011, they decided to buy a bigger house. Mortgage interest rates were down, and … Continue reading

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5 Things the Investment Industry Should Do

Dana Anspach The investment industry could help you become a better investor. Will it? I think so, but it may take some time. To gain trust, the industry needs to get better at delivering usable information – the kind that … Continue reading

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Target’s Data Breach: What Should You Do Now?

Target’s Data Breach: What Should You Do Now?News from NBC4 Washington: Target is offering a 10 percent discount for all shoppers this week, after announcing millions of shoppers may have had their credit and debit card information stolen between Nov. … Continue reading

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Retirees Should Consider Health Savings Accounts

Robert Schmansky According to a 2013 study of employee retirement savings, health care concerns are driving many to cut retirement contributions and seek ways to save more for future health care costs. Mercer’s workplace study finds preretirees may cut back … Continue reading

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Pamela Yip: Consumers should check credit reports regularly

Pamela Yip: Consumers should check credit reports regularlyNews from Dallas Morning News: Have you checked your credit report lately? If not, you’re not alone. Less than 20 percent of consumers pull their credit reports each year, according to the Consumer … Continue reading

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Five Common Credit Report Mistakes College Students Should Avoid

Five Common Credit Report Mistakes College Students Should AvoidNews from Fox Business: Making a mistake while taking a mid-term or a typo in a research paper is easy enough to erase and fix, but mistakes on a credit history can … Continue reading

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