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What’s the Difference?: Short Sale Vs. Foreclosure

Due to the current state of the economy many are turning to options of performing a short sale or foreclosure on their property, but what are the differences, and how do they affect your credit? A short sale is when a banking institution decides to accept less than...
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How do student loans affect a credit score?

Just like every other kind of loan that is extended to a consumer, a student loan, can have either a positive or a negative impact on your credit score. It all depends on how these lines of credit are managed. Defaulting on a student loan though, can...
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How to Passively Build Good Credit

We all like things to be easy. Ron Popeil taught us how toRoncoShowtimeRotisserieRonPopeil ”Set it and forget it” with the Showtime Rotisserie many years ago. If you’re over 30 you probably remember the infomercials from sleepless nights in front of the TV. The difference...
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Finance Tips for the Young Consumer

“If only I could go back and guide my younger self on how to properly manage my finances I would..”

If only time machines did exist. Unfortunately we cannot go back and tell our younger selves what to watch out for. Though, we hope...

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