Demystifying Your Credit Score

These three little numbers can mean getting the best interest rates on loans, credit cards, insurance, buying a car or house, or even landing a job. The higher your score, the lower rates you’ll enjoy, and vice versa. But if you have questions about how your credit score is determined, or why you have more than one, you’re not alone. Here are answers to some common questions.
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Don’t Get Stung by Banking Fees

Banking fees have a tendency to buzz around your finances, waiting to sting when you least expect it. At least that’s how it seems. Whether you have a single bank account or multiple credit cards, incurring fees can swell your spending and weaken your budget. But preventive measures can keep them at bay.

Here are four standard banking fees and tips to repel them.

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Do’s and Don’ts to Manage Your Finances During a Recession

A recession can lead to economic setbacks for consumers, including a job loss or reduced income, higher prices on everyday goods and services and lower returns on investments. While most economists don’t think we’re in a recession yet,1 inflationary prices and rising interest rates have many worried about how best to manage their finances.

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