Category Archives: Credit

Payroll Cards

Payroll cards are quickly joining direct deposit as one of the most popular ways for employees to get their paychecks. But how do payroll cards work? How are they different than more traditional payment methods? And what do you need … Continue reading

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Interest Rates

Many young people are falling deep into debt because they can’t pay off their credit cards or have a hard time affording a new car or house. And if interest rates are high, getting out of debt can be very … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Student Loan

Student loan debt is one of the biggest financial burdens for young adults. Making the wrong choice can lead to years of significant debt, but smart choices can make the experience far less painful. So what are the best ways to avoid debt in the first place and what are the best strategies for paying it off as painlessly as possible? Jose Montoya reports. Continue reading

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Credit Score and How It Works

When looking to make any significant purchase, the first thing banks or car dealers will do is check your credit rating. But what is a credit rating, how is it calculated, and what does it mean? John Sullivan explains it all and offers insights on how to keep your rating strong. Continue reading

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Credit Cards: Choosing the Best Option

Picking a credit card is one of the first major financial decisions a young adult makes, but not all credit cards are alike. Low interest rates, getting cash back, security, and accumulating airline miles or other perks are all incentives … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Student Loan

Student loan debt is one of the biggest financial burdens for young adults. So what are the best ways to avoid debt in the first place and what are the best strategies for paying it off as painlessly as possible? … Continue reading

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Purchasing A Home: What You Need to Know

The sluggish economy has made buying a home less attractive to young adults, but it can still be a critical step toward long-term financial security. Radio America’s Taylor Long reports.

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How to Get Out and Stay Out of Debt

Whether finding it hard to pay off student loans or just spending too much money, many young people face significant debt. Radio America’s Caroline Peterson explains how to avoid debt and how to pay it off as painlessly as possible. Continue reading

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