Best Credit-building Strategies after Graduating College
There are many ways to build your credit, whether you’re working full time, freelancing or traveling
By: Brady Porche
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March 19, 2018
|CreditCards.com
Establishing a strong credit history after you graduate from college can be tricky, especially if you have little on which to build. If you have a student loan account in good standing or have your own credit card with no missed payments, you’re off to a great start. There are numerous ways to build credit, whether you start from scratch or with a brief history of payments. The best strategy depends on your post-graduation plans — whether you aim to get a full-time job, a string of freelance gigs or travel the world for a year.
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7 Smart Ways to Spend a $1,000 Tax Refund
If you're indecisive, you may find this is more stressful than not getting a $1,000 tax refund at all.
By: Geoff Williams
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February 21, 2017
You could be coming into some money soon. According to the Internal Revenue Service, in 2016, 111 million Americans received tax refunds, with the average amount being $2,860.
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50 Inspirational Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017
There are an incredible number of people moving and shaking the existing global business environment. Here are some of them.
By: Peter Daisyme
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February 21, 2017
There are an incredible number of people moving and shaking the existing global business environment. They're doing this by disrupting industries that previously were starting to feel a bit stale to those in those industries or reliant on their products and services.
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5 Expert Ways to Manage Your Holiday Bills in the New Year
By: Ashley Macey
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January 9, 2017
According to November’s TD Bank’s Merry Money Survey, 78 percent of Americans believe they overspent during the holidays, and less than half of consumers planned to pay for holiday bills as they purchased things in the months leading up to those gift-giving finales.
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Trying to Dig Out of Debt? Don't Make These Mistakes
Your plans for making things better could be making things worse
By: Geoff Williams
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August 19, 2016
The single biggest mistake I've seen repeatedly in 20 years can be summed up like this: believing ridiculous get-rich-quick schemes and doubting legitimate get-out-of-debt programs.
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Got a Student Loan? Don’t Drop Out of College!
The path to career success has narrowed considerably over the past few years
By: Terri Williams
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August 9, 2016
Howard Dvorkin, CPA and chairman of Debt.com, believes there’s something inherently wrong with the student loan process. “You can still be a teenager and owe tens of thousands of dollars – that’s ridiculous; rental car agencies won’t let you drive off the lot until you’re 25 because they don’t trust you with their expensive vehicle,” he says.
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