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Smart Online Shopping Tips

The holiday shopping season is officially here, which probably means you’re doing some online shopping, too. Before you start, it’s important to make sure you are smart about the whole purchasing process—know who you are dealing with, know what you are buying, be confident you will get what you pay for and ensure that your account and credit card details are being dealt with safely.

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Throw a Snowball at your Debt

Some of us have learned the hard way how easy it is to accumulate debt. With several (or maybe just a few) simple swipes of your credit card, it’s possible to be in over your head before you know it.

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Get To Know Your Credit Report

You hear left and right that it’s important to check your credit report. But you may still be wondering, what exactly is your credit report?

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5 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Credit

If your credit score isn't quite where you want it to be, here are 5 things that you can do today to get back on the right path.

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The Making of a FICO® Credit Score

Each credit bureau agency (Equifax, TransUnion and Experian) compiles your credit information and generates a credit report and score specific to you and you alone.

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Do You Know How Your Credit Score Impacts Your Life?

We’re about to drop a truth bomb on you: your credit score touches areas of your life that you’d never expect. Your ability to buy a car, a house, or even to land that dream job.

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First-Time Auto Loan Information

Hey, we know that buying your first car can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. We’re here to help – from getting the loan to driving off the lot to getting that first pair of fuzzy dice – which is always classy.

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How To Assess Your Company's Financial Health

How to Assess Your Company's Financial Health

Financial reporting can be quite a chore for small business owners. Unless you are a CPA, accounting probably isn't your area of expertise. But financial statements are important tools for making business decisions.

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Questions And Answers About Leasing Business Equipment

Should You Lease Business Equipment?

Ask enough business owners, and you'll hear plenty tout the advantages of buying office equipment, while others swear by leasing. How can you decide whether leasing or buying is better for your own business? Know the pros and cons of each option.

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How Your Home-Based Business Can Reduce Your Taxes

Do you ever work in your bathrobe at 2:00 a.m.? If so, chances are you operate a home-based business. Whether your business is full-time or part-time, you get to write off the expenses of running it -- and this can save you a bundle at tax time.

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