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Helpful articles related to different financial topics, such as budgeting, credit, saving for college.

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Identity Theft
Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. It’s a serious crime that can wreak havoc with your finances, credit history, and reputation — and can take time, money, and patience to resolve.  Read More »

10 Things to Know Before Buying a Home
Getting ready to buy a home? Congratulations! Home ownership is a great way to boost your credit and get some equity under your belt. But there are a few things you should know before diving into what can be a long and complicated process. Read More »

How Credit Scores Hold Sway Over Your Financial Life
People seem to be talking about credit scores a lot these days. But what exactly are they, and why are they so important? Here’s what you need to know about credit scores and how they can affect your life. Read More »

Financial Prep Tips for Future College Students
You’re preparing for the SATs, keeping your grades up and thinking about college application essays. Add one more thing to the list: financing your college education. Read More »

Debt Reduction Tools and Resources
Carrying substantial debt is all too common in the United States. With a few smart strategies and tools, you can eliminate debt for good. Read More »