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Are you trying to boost your credit score incorrectly? Find out here.

Are you trying to boost your credit score incorrectly? Find out here.

Don't fret - Correct! 3 simple ways to improve your credit score.

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Don't fret - Correct! 3 simple ways to improve your credit score.

Have you been denied credit?

Have you been denied credit?

What to do when you owe taxes

Owe Taxes to the Federal Government? How to Preserve your Finances and Credit Score

New Podcast: 2nd Grade teacher from an inclusion school shares strategies for nurturing a healthy parent-teacher relationship for differently-wired kids (ADHD, Asperger's, 2e, dyslexia, etc.)

New Podcast: 2nd Grade teacher from an inclusion school shares strategies for nurturing a healthy parent-teacher relationship for differently-wired kids (ADHD, Asperger's, 2e, dyslexia, etc.)

Americans are fond of their debt. According to the Federal Reserve, the amount of revolving debt (credit cards are an example of revolving debt) is $864.4 billion as of May 2015. Student loan debt has climbed from $1.2 trillion to $1.3 trillion, mortgage debt is currently $13.358 trillion, auto loans outstanding have climbed to $945.76 billion. The average American owes $7,949.94 in credit card debt, $25,745 in student loans, $10,392 on autos and $100,197 on their mortgage.

How To Escape the Debt Trap

Americans are fond of their debt. According to the Federal Reserve, the amount of revolving debt (credit cards are an example of revolving debt) is $864.4 billion as of May 2015. Student loan debt has climbed from $1.2 trillion to $1.3 trillion, mortgage debt is currently $13.358 trillion, auto loans outstanding have climbed to $945.76 billion. The average American owes $7,949.94 in credit card debt, $25,745 in student loans, $10,392 on autos and $100,197 on their mortgage.

Retail credit cards don’t help your credit score as much as regular cards. Why?   Credit Expert, Kristy Welsh, has the answer:

5 Credit Traps

Retail credit cards don’t help your credit score as much as regular cards. Why? Credit Expert, Kristy Welsh, has the answer:

Although anyone can self-monitor, some consumers find distinct advantages in handing the task over to someone else.

Should I pay for credit monitoring?

Although anyone can self-monitor, some consumers find distinct advantages in handing the task over to someone else.

6 Student Loan Rights You May Not Know

6 Student Loan Rights You May Not Know

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