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How important is your credit score, really?

Lenders use your credit score to determine your ability to manage your debt.

  You know you have a credit score, you may have even checked it once or twice, but do you know how your credit score is calculated? Do you know how lenders use your credit score? Credit scores are a valuable way to show lenders that you are a responsible consumer. For example, when you … read more

Jesse shares his dad’s budgeting advice

Budgeting tips for young adults

Jesse was fortunate that when he was still very young, his father explained the importance of budgeting and avoiding debt. Now, as a young adult, Jesse continues to put the lessons he learned from his father to good use. Budgeting for young adults If you’re just starting out in your career, you already know there … read more