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Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries
By: Jackie

Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries

April is Financial Literacy Month, so it is fitting that the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) ...

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Things Consumers Should Know About Credit
By: Tom

Things Consumers Should Know About Credit

This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across an article which presented information about credit, credit scores, and how lenders and insurers determine risk. Read More

Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.
By: Amanda

Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.

Have you ever noticed extra charges on your credit card bill related to your last purchase? This could be due to a practice known as “Drip Pricing.” So, what is Drip P...

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Freeze the Thieves
By: Michael

Freeze the Thieves

We recently posted Indiana At...

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Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return
By: Amanda

Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return

Yesterday, we heard from a consumer letting us know that there may be a new round of phone calls claiming that you can lower the interest rates on your credit cards.  ...

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Study Finds Errors on Consumer Credit Reports
By: Jackie

Study Finds Errors on Consumer Credit Reports

Have you looked at your credit report lately?  You may be in the 20% of consumers who had errors on one of their three major credit reports according to a Read More

Fake Credit Monitoring Emails
By: Michael

Fake Credit Monitoring Emails

Entities are sending out fake emails pretending to be Equifax and asking people to check their declining scores. The e-mails attempt to grab the consumer’s attention b...

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Using a Credit Card? You Might be Charged a Check Out Fee
By: Jason

Using a Credit Card? You Might be Charged a Check Out Fee