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How To Choose A Credit Card

With so much information online these days – almost too much – it’s difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to looking for the best credit card for you. What’s important to kee...

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Dangerous Debt Myths

Many aspects of personal finance and debt can be confusing to the layman. Half the time, you feel like you need a degree just to understand a tax return or the fine print on a contract. Managing yo...

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Personal Loans Vs Credit Cards

There are many reasons why you might need some cash. Perhaps you want to furnish your house, are expecting a child or want to start a business. You might be looking for a way to combine your debt a...

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What Is The Cost Of Credit?

Life is full of surprises, and sometimes you’re faced with an expense that you’re just not prepared for. In such cases, many people will rely on a personal loan. But credit comes at a cost, and man...

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How To Check Your Credit Score

Many people only investigate their credit report after they’ve been denied a loan or given a very high interest rate. When it comes to responsibly managing your finances, your credit status, and yo...

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What You Need To Know About Payday Loans

Sometimes you find yourself in a situation where your finances just don't make it to the end of the month. Despite your careful budgeting, something unexpected like a car repair or doctor's bill po...

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How to get a better interest rate on a loan

Loans don’t come in a one-size-fits-all. Your financial situation may call for a loan that’s larger or smaller and a repayment period that is longer or shorter. However, there’s one variable that r...

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How to establish a good credit score

For most people, large purchases like a home or vehicle are simply impossible without credit. It’s at this point, when they’re in need of a loan, that many first hear the word ‘credit score’. Some...

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How to improve your credit score

Obtaining credit can be stressful. Some people fear that they won't qualify for a much needed loan, and many don't know what they can do to improve their chances of qualifying for a loan. In this b...

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Everything You Need To Know About Credit Scores

Credit score. It’s a term that you might have heard uttered with some trepidation. Most people know that it determines whether or not they qualify for a loan and what kind of interest rate they get...

A step by step guide to getting out of debt

A step by step guide to getting out of debt

Debt is like a fire. If it’s small and controlled, it can be useful. But if you ignore it for even just a moment, it can easily turn into an uncontrollable and destructive force. And when that happ...

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Unsecured loans vs secured loans

If you find yourself needing to cover an emergency expense or finance an asset, you might apply for one of these: a loan. When things break and kids get sick, we are often left shaking the last Ran...

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Personal loans vs payday loans

If you find yourself scraping coins out from under the couch cushions at the end of every month, there's a good chance that one day you'll consider applying for a payday loan. But, before you do th...

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When to take out a debt consolidation loan

Nobody plans to take on unmanageable debt, because nobody wants to be burdened with late payment charges and increasingly high interest rates. But it's also true to say that nobody is in complete c...

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When To Take Out A Personal Loan

Ideally, you'd never need a loan. But life happens and sometimes you need extra cash to cover an unforeseen expense. Cars break down, pets get sick, and appliances sometimes need to be replaced. Bu...

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How To Choose A Personal Loan

If you are reading this, it’s probably because you need a loan for one of two reasons: either you want to consolidate debt accrued over several loans (usually store accounts and credit cards) or yo...