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8 Ways Online Retailers Push Us To Overspend

Overspending during the holidays is easy…and even easier when online retailers deploy every tactic to get your attention. Here are 8 ways online retailers push us to overspend. 1. They offer free shipping… with a minimum purchase.When retailers offer to sponsor...
5 Cringe-Worthy Credit Mistakes

5 Cringe-Worthy Credit Mistakes

You don’t need a special news alert to know… …we’re all human. Being human means we’re all bound to make a mistake or two when it comes to making credit decisions. Here are 5 of the most common credit card mistakes. See how many you’ve evaded. Applying for...
5 Car Finance Gimmicks and Tricks to Beware Of

5 Car Finance Gimmicks and Tricks to Beware Of

Auto Loans — the offers are everywhere.  Some are greater than others while others just seem like a great deal, but are they really? “0% for 6 months!” “No payments for 90 days!” “Cash back up to $3000!” “We’ll give you more for your trade!” How do you know...
Equifax® Data Breach:  How to Protect Your Financial Identity

Equifax® Data Breach: How to Protect Your Financial Identity

By now, it’s safe to assume most of us have heard about what Equifax is referring to as a ‘cybersecurity incident’. For those of us who haven’t, here’s a quick recap: Hackers took advantage of a weak area in an Equifax application between May and July...