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Calculate When A Negative Entry Will Be Removed From Your Credit Report

Ryan Greeley Credit Score Question I have two negative accounts on my credit report that have been sitting there for a few years. Other than those, my credit report has only accounts that are on time. I have recently started to try and really jump ...

Credit Card Companies Decrease Price Protection Benefits. How to Get Some Back

If you’ve ever bought something and then saw the price drop a month later, the feeling that you’ve been gipped a little bit is hard to shake. The $1,200 couch you bought is now $1,000, and maybe the retailer will give you a $200 refund. Maybe ...

Why GE’s Decline Signals Need For More Diversification in Portfolios

Once revered for being a long-time blue chip stock, GE lost its storied place in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in June after decades of costly acquisitions and accounting irregularities, caused the behemoth to shed over $100 billion in market ...

How to Get Started As a Financial Trader

There are plenty of conflicting opinions on how to get started in trading. All the noise may confuse people who’d like to start trading. So today we wanted to give some impartial advice to individual savers looking to make money in stocks. The first ...

10 Benefits of Having a Bealls Credit Card

By now, you are keenly cognizant of the rise of the credit card game. In a world that is literally driven by consumerism, it is no longer about avoiding debt in a debt-based economy, it is about managing debt. One way that Americans are choosing to ...

What is Tuition Reimbursement and How do you Get It?

With the costs of going to college continuing to rise, and the total amount of tuition and fees becoming a greater burden for prospective and current students, the idea of any type of tuition reimbursement plan seems to be too good to pass up. So ...

5 Ways To Get the Upper Hand When Dealing With A Debt Collector

If you’re like most people, being on the opposite end of a collection call can be quite a defeating interaction. Collectors generally seem unforgiving and absolutely unwilling to hold a civil conversation. This all makes it very difficult to make ...

How Rapid Rescoring Can Boost Your Credit Score by 100 Points

Mortgage lenders check borrowers’ credit reports for a good and simple reason — to ensure they can afford a home loan. But sometimes credit problems are on the reports, which can lead to the loan being denied.Sometimes borrowers know about these ...

What is a USAA Credit Card and Which are the Best?

USAA stands for the United States Automobile Association. It is not a corporation but rather an inter-insurance exchange that started up in the 1922 because a group of U.S. Army officers needed auto insurance that they couldn’t get from existing ...

The 10 Best Free Checking Accounts in the U.S.

It’s getting harder to find checking accounts that are really free of charge. Most banks now charge a monthly fee for maintenance just for keeping your bank account open. While some offer free accounts, there are usually other associated charges for ...