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How to Avoid Debt When Using Credit

It might not be banned from everyday conversation, but sometimes it feels like "debt" is a taboo four-letter word — especially when you aren't careful about managing it. Using credit is an effective way to build your credit profile, but it can also become a problem if you're not careful. Check out these crucial tips for using credit wisely as you get started building your financial profile.

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Understanding Credit: What Causes Bad Credit

Understanding Credit: What Causes Bad Credit?

Let’s face it, you need a good credit score to get anything these days. Landlords and banks will run a credit check for renting an apartment, getting a mortgage, getting a car loan, or any other kind of installment loan. If you have bad credit, it can be hard to get the things you need in life. Do you know what causes bad credit? Read our guide next time you apply for something that requires a credit check.

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Financial New Year’s Resolution Check In

Financial New Year’s Resolution Check In

It’s been almost a month since you made your list of financial New Year’s resolutions. It’s a great time to check in on them and make sure you’re on track before heading into February. If you’ve been successful this month, congrats! Just keep doing what you’re doing and you’ll stay on budget all year long. If not, don’t worry – this is an awesome opportunity to reassess, learn from your mistakes, and move forward successfully next month.

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Checklist: Your Financial New Year

Checklist: Your Financial New Year

It’s almost the New Year – and that means we’re thinking of all of the things we’d like to be better at in the next 365 days. New Year’s resolutions come in many forms, focusing on fitness, health, and career success, but it’s rare that we set financial New Year’s resolutions to increase our monetary well-being. In this article, you’ll find 5 financial resolutions that’ll help you get in tip-top financial shape over the next year. Some are easy, some are hard, but all of them are achievable and will make you a more financially rounded individual.

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4 Steps to Recovering from Bankruptcy

4 Steps to Recovering from Bankruptcy

Declaring bankruptcy is scary and might feel like the end of the financial world. You may think you’ll never be able to raise your credit score enough to get another loan, buy a house or car, or take out a credit card. However, you can recover from bankruptcy over time by using the simple steps below.

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