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February 27, 2018
How Does A Bank Calculate My Interest Rate? premium

While you owe money on the cash you borrow, interest works in your favor when you have a savings account.

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Jackson Wise
July 13, 2017
5 Things To Know About Car Loans Before Applying premium

Buying a car is one of the biggest investments you’ll make, second only to buying a home. While paying cash would be ideal, the reality is that most people need a loan to pay for their car, whether it’s new or used. As something that accrues interest as you pay back over time, it’s important […]

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June 27, 2017
Factors To Look For In A Bank Account premium

Pop quiz: Which account do you use most often? If you answered your checking, then welcome to the masses. While consumers are writing fewer checks than ever, checking accounts are still, by and large, the most popular way to manage daily spending for consumers. From depositing paychecks, to paying bills, to keeping our money insured, […]

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4 ways you can recommit to your money goals this month premium

80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second week of February. Here's how you can get motivated, dust those money goals off, and get back on track.

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May 8, 2017
Financially illiterate man nods head, smiles, and eagerly signs 95% APR loan premium

“I don’t know what APY stands for, but I do know what YOLO means, and I want my man-cave finished before football season.”

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Jackson Wise
April 19, 2017
How to recover from a late student loan payment premium

While a history of late payments is bound to adversely affect your credit rating and cost you late fees, the consequences for a first-time miss aren’t all that dire.

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Amanda Reed
March 6, 2017
The question we’re all asking: Why do banks charge fees? premium

A recent CNN Money article showed that in 2016 alone, the top 3 big banks charged consumers over $6.4 billion in bank fees. So what gives?

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Jackson Wise
March 1, 2017
The top 5 money misunderstandings and how to avoid them premium

Adulting can be tough, and the source of many grown-up problems is money. To steer clear of these mishaps, learn how to navigate the following situations.

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Jackson Wise
January 22, 2017
4 ways it pays to invest in your community premium

The world’s problems can seem overwhelming to Millennials trying to make an impact. Don't lose hope though. The key is to create change on a local level.

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Jackson Wise
December 21, 2016
How does your Christmas spending stack up? premium

The holidays are quite the swirl of activity with all the sales, gift wrap, parties, driving and eating. So what does this activity mean for your time and money? Here are a few facts that might surprise you.

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Jackson Wise