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Should I Worry About the Equifax Hack?

If you are wondering whether to be worried about the Equifax hack, the answer is yes. You should be worried. However, you do not need to panic. By now, you should probably have some rudimentary credit monitoring whether it comes through a free credit score service like Credit Karma, or …

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2017 Finances and Money Issues

Welcome to 2017! Relax. Take a deep breath. There. Feel better? Good. Then let’s jump in. Finances Updated in 2017 With a new year, come some new numbers. There will be updates to the maximum 401k contributions, income limits for Roth IRAs, and others. Plus, there will be adjustments to …

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Free Annual Credit Report

You are probably aware that all three credit bureaus are required by federal law to provide you with a free credit report annually. Each year you can request a free credit report from Transunion, Equifax, and Experian. You may think that the best way to get your free credit report …

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Is Credit Karma A Scam or Legit Free Credit Scores?

The old maxim, “If it is too good to be true, it probably is,” holds up especially well in the world of personal finance. The concept of getting free credit scores has been mined by con-artists and scammers repeatedly. Unfortunately, most of these scams are perpetrated by well known companies …

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Merrick Bank Credit Card Reviews

Recently, someone asked me about a credit card offer they received from Merrick Bank. I wasn’t familiar with Merrick Bank, so I agreed to look into it. The Merrick Bank credit card is pretty interesting for the right type of person. Merrick Bank Credit Card Review The first thing is …

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