Credit & Loans

Demystify the world of credit scores, credit cards and loans. We share what you need to know about debt, including car loans and personal loans.

4/12/18  Credit & Loans
Deciding between a cash-out refi or a home equity loan

When you need to access the equity in your home, a home equity loan, a HELOC and a cash-out mortgage refinance are all viable options. But what factors should you consider when choosing the loan option that's right for you?

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3/30/18  Credit & Loans
4 steps for freelancers to choose the right credit card

Follow these simple steps to find a card that fits your needs based on how you spend your money.

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9/25/17  Credit & Loans
Rewarding yourself: How to get the most out of your rewards credit card

To help you maximize your credit card rewards, we made a list of helpful tips you can follow so you can get the most out of every dollar you spend.  

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9/21/17  Credit & Loans
Credit roundup: How to score an even higher credit score

Checked your credit score recently and wished it were even better? You’re not alone. We've gathered a few proven tips from NerdWallet that can help you boost your credit score even higher—and stay there.

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9/18/17  Credit & Loans
Take your saving skills to the next level

Bringing in a solid income, but still not saving quite as much money as you’d like? Don’t stress – there are many ways you can up your savings game that involve just a few small changes.

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7/25/17  Credit & Loans
Know the difference between hard vs. soft credit inquiries

Credit inquiries can impact your credit score. Learn how hard and soft credit pulls differ and when you can expect each to occur.

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