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Articles in December 2018

  1. Will a New Rewards Credit Card Harm My Credit Score?

    Will a New Rewards Credit Card Harm My Credit Score?

    It’s smart to wonder how getting a new credit card will affect your credit score. After all, your credit score can impact the interest rate you’ll pay on credit cards and other loans. Learn more about your credit score and if a new rewards credit card would harm it.

  2. Why You Need to Switch to Online Banking

    Why You Need to Switch to Online Banking

    When it comes to banking, it’s easy to stick with what’s comfortable. You likely signed up for a bank account with a local branch while you were a teenager — if not younger. If you’re like many, you probably are still with that same bank, even though your finances have changed.

  3. How to Pick a Health Insurance Plan for 2019

    How to Pick a Health Insurance Plan for 2019

    Whether you get insurance through your employer or through the Health Insurance Marketplace on Healthcare.gov, it’s important to understand how insurance works before choosing a health insurance plan for 2019. Below are 5 common health insurance questions and answers that will help you choose the right plan.

  4. Using Your First Credit Card To Improve Your Credit

    Using Your First Credit Card To Improve Your Credit

    It’s important that you have the right information before applying for your first credit card. Building good credit from the beginning is much easier than recovering from negative marks on your credit score. Follow these tips to build good credit with your first credit card.

  5. Protect Yourself in the Wake of the Marriott Data Breach

    Protect Yourself in the Wake of the Marriott Data Breach

    At this point in our society, the number and regularity of data breaches mean it’s safe to assume most of us have been the victim of some type of data theft. But, no matter how common data theft may be these days, the associated risks are not to be taken lightly.

  6. 7 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

    7 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

    The holiday season is upon us, which means you’re likely shopping for gifts, decor, and other trimmings. The cost of holiday shopping can quickly cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars, derailing your financial goals and wrecking your budget.

  7. How to Boost Your Credit Limit

    How to Boost Your Credit Limit

    When you get your first credit card, your credit limit is typically very low. It could be as small as a few hundreds dollars. While getting a credit card is a great step in building your credit, having such a small credit limit can be frustrating.


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