Over the past few years there’s a trend online of financial experts recommending college students get credit cards. Is this really a good idea? This strain of advice usually includes some of the following arguments: Having credit helps establish a good credit history. Using credit early is educational and can teach the user how to…
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Looking to Buy a Car During the Pandemic? Here’s What You Should Know.
As our nation seeks to get everyone back to work without worsening the coronavirus pandemic, many people are snatching up used cars so they can have safe transportation to their jobs – not just safe in sense of being free from auto accidents, but safe from COVID-19. This fall, some people aren’t looking to go...Read More read more
Credit.org in the media: “3 Steps to Help You Get Out of Debt” from AARP.com
We talked to Ingrid Case of AARP.com last year for an article, “3 Steps to Help You Get Out of Debt.” In the article, we talked about the growing number of older debtors who are coming to us for help. Because retirees have smaller earning power and less time to grow their savings, their debt...Read More read more
How to Prepare Emergency Money Under Any Circumstance
September is National Preparedness Month Every year, September is designated as National Preparedness Month. This year the month has special significance because we are all still going through a national emergency in the form of a pandemic. COVID-19 has underscored for us all how crucial it is to always be prepared in the event of...Read More read more