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3 Money Trends That May Affect You


The recession has resulted in new credit scoring models and borrowing options.

Your Credit Scores Used by Insurance Companies

February 21, 2013

That late credit card payment could cost you more than a late charge and higher credit card APR, it could be the reason you can’t get insurance.

American Express Serve Prepaid Card

January 22, 2013

The Amex Serve prepaid card has a lot of reasons why it should be a strong contender for your business. Here are a few of those reasons.

Benefits and Pitfalls of Rapid Rescoring

January 15, 2013

Rapid rescoring is a tool mortgage brokers use to help consumers qualify for a home loan. It can’t be used, though, for credit card or student loan approvals.

New Financial Rules for New Year

January 3, 2013

New year and time for new financial habits, including checking your credit scores and negotiating with your credit card company.

Wall Street 2012: A Look Back

December 24, 2012

In a word, “unpredictable” is best used to describe the year on Wall Street. Here’s how the money movers made it happen.

Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions

December 12, 2012

Don’t ring in the new year until you check out our financial resolutions, including paying down credit card debt and finally making a budget you can stick to.

Financial Resources for Veterans

November 12, 2012

Here are a few programs designed just for our military and veterans. JPMorgan Chase offers many opportunities and programs.

New Lenders: Pawnshops

October 31, 2012

We’ve suspected it; after all, there are so many Americans who are struggling financially and who no longer have access to traditional financial products like checking accounts and credit cards. Now, though, we’ve confirmed what we’ve suspected for months: more …

Just What is the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act?

October 19, 2012

President Obama reminded Americans he signed the Lilly Ledbetter Act in 2009, but what does it mean for the wallets of millions of American women?

What your Credit Report Doesn’t Show

September 28, 2012

Despite the enormous amount of information that shows in your credit report, there’s a lot more that doesn’t, such as your employment history.

Reexamining Prepaid Cards

September 27, 2012

The recent boost in prepaid card popularity somehow slipped under the radar of some consumers as well as industry experts alike. They are so popular, in fact, that some people prefer them over traditional checking accounts!