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What You Should Do With Your Stimulus Check

Many Americans have started to receive their stimulus check which is part of the federal government’s relief package due to the coronavirus. Direct deposits began showing up in eligible American’s bank accounts around April 11th. The $1,200 per adult and $500 per child is meant to help people and households through the financial pressure that…

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What to do If You Can’t Make Your Mortgage or Rent Payment Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Financial burdens that steam from the coronavirus pandemic have millions of Americans up at night wondering how they are going to support themselves and their families. Over the last four weeks, 22 million Americans filed for unemployment, which is a staggering number to think about. Then there are others who still have their jobs but…

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The 7 Best Credit Repair Companies of 2020

If you’ve experienced some setbacks financially, you might have taken a hit with your credit score. Fixing your credit can’t happen overnight, it’s a long game. There are some things that simply can’t be removed from your credit report without the passing of time. The time has come that you want to start looking at…

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Great Lakes Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment Plans

Using federal student loans instead of other sources such as private loans offered by banks, offer borrowers benefits that aren’t available elsewhere. The ability to qualify for loan forgiveness which means the government forgives a portion or all of your federal student loans is one of those benefits. There’s also a possibility of qualifying to…

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How to Freeze Your Credit in 2020

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products at no cost to you. With the data breaches that have occurred over the past several years and rising concerns of identity theft, you might have considered ways to protect…

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How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

Credit cards have an impact on your credit score and your ability to receive a loan for big purchases like a home. There are several factors such as whether you revolve a balance, how much credit you use versus the limit, and making your payments on time that affect your credit. So you might have…