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2/9/16  Career & EducationCredit 101Getting Out of DebtHousingSavings & Retirement
Three ways student loans can impact your life after graduation

A full 45 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 who have student loans have put off a major life event because of their debt. That includes things like buying a house, saving for retirement, even buying a car — all because they’re worried they can’t afford it.

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12/17/15  Credit 101
How many credit cards should I have?

With a seemingly unending stream of credit card offers, it’s important to understand how your use of credit affects your credit score – for good and bad – before you sign on the dotted line. 

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12/5/15  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
EMV Debit Card Myths – BUSTED!

EMV cards have been in the news a bunch lately. But, what’s true and what’s false about these this new technology? We’ve worked with our partner, Visa, to help ensure you’re just getting the facts.

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7/29/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
Should you get a rewards credit card?

What do you need to consider when deciding if you should get a rewards credit card? We’ll clue you in to the key deciding factor, along with a couple of situations which are exceptions to the usual rule of thumb. 

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6/23/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
How to buy your first new or used car

Buying your first new car can feel thrilling and overwhelming. What steps should you take to get started finding your first new or used car? We can help. 

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6/5/15  Credit 101
Credit in college: Protecting your credit score

College students, learn how to protect and improve your credit score while you're still in school. In part two of our college-credit series, we share tips on how to use your new credit card smartly to establish a solid credit history.

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