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Fraud & Security | Taxes

6 IRS Tax Scams To Watch Out For

Tax season is stressful enough without adding vulnerability to identity theft to your list of things to worry about. To keep your sensitive personal information safe, however, you should be a little worried, though – or at least alert and informed enough to know a tax scam when you see one. Tax scammers have several common tricks they use to … Continue reading

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Home & Auto

How Do I Get A Car Loan? [The 2022 Guide]

Maybe you’re ready to purchase a new vehicle, or perhaps you’ve just started the research process. Either way, if you plan to finance the cost of your car you might be asking yourself “how do I get a car loan?” This is a key question to ask because understanding the car loan process will help you select the best lender, … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

9 Ways to Fight Rising Prices on Groceries

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably noticed your grocery bills climb to crazy heights during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past 12 months, all of the six major grocery store food group prices increased, according to the November 2021 Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Prices for meats, poultry, fish and eggs rose … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

Strategies to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

These days it’s easier than ever to make purchases. With most items only requiring a click, tap, or swipe of a credit card, you’re able to quickly purchase an item without ever thinking twice about it. The problem lies in that most people don’t keep track of how many times they’re using their cards in a month. Then, when their … Continue reading

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Credit & Debt

Tips to Increase Your Credit Score

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, saving more money and improving one’s financial standing always come out near the top of the list. And having a great credit score can help you accomplish both. Credit scores play a significant role in many aspects of your life. For instance, having a high credit score makes it much easier to become … Continue reading

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