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November 16, 2016

What’s In Your Credit Mix?

Having a variety of account types can boost your credit score Potential lenders want to know how responsibly a consumer […]

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August 24, 2016

Joint Account? Authorized User? Which is Best for Credit Sharing?

There are two ways to share a credit card: via a joint account (owner) or as an authorized user. Both […]

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June 8, 2016

Put Your Credit IQ to the Test.

Building credit can raise a lot of important questions, and the answers might surprise you. Test your knowledge by taking […]

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June 7, 2016

Try the “Debt Snowball” Method for Reducing Debt

Did you ever build a snowman when you were a kid? You start with a small snowball, and then roll […]

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