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6 Surprising Credit Myths Revealed

Written on January 13th, 2017 | credit myths

No doubt you’ve heard plenty of misinformation about credit. People fall victim to myths about credit all the time. Let’s get to the bottom of some of these myths. Fact or fiction? Myth #1 Having multiple credit cards will guarantee that I get a good credit score. If I close my unused credit accounts, that too will strengthen my score. The facts: Multiple credit cards can help your credit score if …
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Going Global: Paying for Study Abroad

Written on January 12th, 2017 | college study abroad college costs

The first step in paying for your study abroad is to find out if you can use any of the aid you’ve already received. Federal aid, state need-based aid, merit scholarships, and institutional aid all can be used for study abroad. In order for your current aid to transfer, you will have to meet the following requirements: Your program must be approved for credit by your school. Your coursework must a…
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Why You Need Both Checking & Savings Accounts

Written on January 10th, 2017 | checking savings

Want to make your day-to-day financial life easier and kick-start your financial future? Open both a checking and a savings account. With a checking account, you have the easiest and most cost-effective way to keep tabs on your money, manage your cash flow, and pay bills. And with a savings account, you have a safe place to stash your cash and set aside money for financial goals. Advantages of a…
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