Category Archives: Consumer Credit Blog

Tips for Savvy Savers

We all would like to save more or simply have more to spend on life’s important pleasures or the special people in our life (Father’s Day is coming up!). Use this list of useful tips to put more money in … Continue reading

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Saving For Success in 2017

Set smart, attainable goals to reach your savings goals. Find out how to start a savings habit in less than a month. Continue reading

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College Grads – Financial Security Starts Now

Well guess what? Mom and Dad probably don’t want their money back but Uncle Sam, if you took out student loans, does. According to statistics supplied by the Institute for College Access and Success, 71% of grads in 2016 graduated with an average of $29, 400 in student-loan debt.

The important thing now is to get on top of your debt and start putting sound financial practices and strategies in place to secure your future. Continue reading

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What’s in Your Wallet? More Than You Might Think

Do you know the hidden benefits of your credit cards and the smart strategies for using them? Continue reading

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Increase Your Bank Account Through Frugal Living

Learn the fine art of living frugally with these 10 Commandments from financial advice site, TheStreet.com. Continue reading

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10 Ways to Avoid (More) Debt in 2017

Steve Bucci of BankRate.com offers 10 great tips that will help you avoid getting deeper in debt in 2014 (or 2015, 16, etc..). Ignore these at your peril (and your Credit Scores!). I’ve offered my own take on his tips so be … Continue reading

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Request Your Free Credit Report

It’s a good idea to check your credit report annually for free and a better idea to avoid the sales pitches. Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen Answers to Your Financial Questions

The Denver Post hosts the $mart Panel – a group of financial experts who answer the most common financial questions of the Post’s readers. Here’s a summary from a recent panel where the panel’s money pros took on 13 basic … Continue reading

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Could You Use an Extra $10,000 in 2018?

According to AARP.org  you can save big this year by following these simple tips: Save $200 a year by doing larger loads of laundry in cold water and line drying. Clothes will last twice as long too. You’ll save $1,000 … Continue reading

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Bargains to Buy in the Fall

Summer is over, Christmas shopping season is looming and real bargains abound in the Fall of the year. If you have any money left over after Back-to-School purchases or college tuition payments then the Fall is a great time to … Continue reading

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