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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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MB-02.08.2016

February 8, 2016

How Does the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Increase Affect You?

On December 16, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) announced it would raise interest rates one quarter of a percentage point […]

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MB-01.21.15

January 21, 2015

Understanding How Credit Scoring Models Work

Credit scoring is a system used by lenders to help determine a consumer’s creditworthiness, the terms they will be offered […]

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fiscal fitness

July 22, 2014

Fiscal Fitness Part III — Using Lessons Learned About Physical Fitness

Fiscal fitness has more in common with physical fitness than one might think. Many financial experts draw parallels between the […]

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Best practices for your tax refund

April 29, 2014

How Will You Spend Your Tax Refund?

If you’re waiting for a tax refund, chances are you already have some ideas of your own. For the past […]

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Build your savings

February 19, 2014

Ways To Start Building Your Savings

With 40% of Americans saving less this year than last, building your savings can seem like an almost impossible task […]

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Credit Reporting Agencies

January 21, 2014

Fiscal Fitness Part II — Understanding the “Big Three” Credit Reporting Agencies

This second article in our Fiscal Fitness series outlines the basics of how the “big three” credit reporting agencies (CRAs) […]

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October 15, 2013

Fiscal Fitness Part I – Getting Your Credit In Shape

The list of things we “should” do is always growing, isn’t it? You should get more sleep, drink more water, […]

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