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Raise your credit score in six months

One of the most important numbers in your life is your three-digit credit score, a number that lenders and credit card providers use to determine…

Should I get a new credit card for Black Friday?

Every November, Americans flock to their favorite stores to take advantage of Black Friday savings. A few days later, online retailers drop their…

Student loan refinancing: Should you wait until after the 2020 election?

Student loan forgiveness is a hot topic among 2020 presidential candidates. In the race for the oval office, candidates are trying to find answer…

Amazon and Discover open an exclusive digital storefront for the holidays

With the holiday season coming into focus, many will be looking for ways to extend warm feelings of nostalgia and shorten sinking feelings of hol…

The Fed lowered interest rates – what does that mean for your credit?

On Wednesday, September 18, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates for the second time this year, reducing their benchmark interest rate by 2…

Equifax security breach settlement: What does it mean for your business?

Consumers affected by the Equifax security breach of 2017 are poised to benefit from a $425 million settlement agreement reached by the credit bu…

All settled up with Equifax? How you can keep your financial data safe post-breach

News of data breaches can be scary and upsetting. After all, you trust companies to safeguard your personal information, not expose it – wh…

Comparing mobile banking apps — who wins?

Most major credit card issuers offer a mobile app for smartphones, tablets and other devices these days, and for good reason. For starters, consu…

Four steps to a lower credit card APR

If your credit card’s APR is too high, it’s in your best interest to lower it, especially if you’re hanging on to debt. An APR is the annual perc…