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Articles in October 2021

  1. How to Get Your First Credit Card

    How to Get Your First Credit Card

    Getting your first credit card is a huge adult milestone just like getting your first car or your first bank account. The problem is, it can be difficult to get approved for a credit card just because you want one.

  2. 4 Hidden Costs Behind Rewards Cards

    4 Hidden Costs Behind Rewards Cards

    There’s no such thing as a free lunch, right? Many credit card companies try to entice customers with rewards such as cash back, free hotel stays, or travel perks — but almost everything comes at a cost.

  3. How to Establish (or Reestablish) Good Credit

    How to Establish (or Reestablish) Good Credit

    If you don't have a credit score or credit history, there are a variety of ways that you can build one. Some of these options may or may not be open to you depending on your age and income, but one or more of the options should be available to you. Additionally, so long as you're careful about it, there's no reason you shouldn't be able to use several of these methods to build a solid credit score.

  4. Should I Use a Personal Loan to Start My Business?

    Should I Use a Personal Loan to Start My Business?

    When you have a great idea for a business, the biggest roadblock to your success is money. Depending on how much you need to get started, a personal loan may be a good option to consider. But before you fully commit, take a look at this list of pros and cons to make sure it’s right for you.

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