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    Bad Credit Can Spell Job Search Woes

    Bad Credit Can Spell Job Search Woes
    Is there something personal in your financial past that you'd rather not explain to a stranger -- say bad credit, bankruptcy or a proclivity for spending thousands of dollars on lingerie at Victoria's Secret? Then applying for a new job or going after a promotion could put you in a tricky spot, because an employer can easily find out about all ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    New Credit Card Protections for Consumers

    New Credit Card Protections for Consumers
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - New rules adopted by the Office of Thrift Supervision today will help protect consumers from certain abusive credit card lending practices that can result in excessive fees and interest rate charges. The rules were developed in conjunction with the Federal Reserve Board and National Credit Union Administration, which are expected to adopt the same regulations later ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Past Bankruptcy Can Haunt Your Job Hunt

    Past Bankruptcy Can Haunt Your Job Hunt
    If you’ve declared bankruptcy in the past, be prepared to defend that decision to a potential employer. It’s illegal for an employer not to hire or promote you because you filed bankruptcy, but it’s sometimes OK to consider bad credit, which usually precedes bankruptcy. Companies often check credit when a job involves finance, accounting, cash or valuable merchandise and when a ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Tips on Resolving Credit Card Debt

    Tips on Resolving Credit Card Debt
    Plastic is too easy. You swipe the credit card. Sign on the line and figure you’ll do the math later. But later gets later and later and before you know it, you’re drowning in credit card debt. You can get yourself out of the hole, but not quite as easily as you got yourself into it. Erasing credit card debt takes ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How Important Is Your Credit Score? Very.

    How Important Is Your Credit Score? Very.
    When I first decided to work from home the biggest attraction was that I would call the shots. I would be my own boss, I would make all of the major decisions and that was that. And for the most part that has been true, however like any small business owners there comes a time when you are ready for your ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Six Tips to Put Your Financial House in Order

    Six Tips to Put Your Financial House in Order
    If you want to spend less time worrying about your money, then it’s time to get your financial act together. These six strategies can help improve your financial situation and simplify your life at the same time. h4. 1. Put Your Savings on Autopilot If you haven’t maxed out your 401k or other retirement plan at work, add an extra $50 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Ways to Understand Your Credit Card's Fine Print

    5 Ways to Understand Your Credit Card's Fine Print
    If you're like a lot of folks, you may have just received a "Dear Valued Customer" letter in the mail from your credit card company. No, you aren't being fired, but it might feel like it. If you have an affiliate card issued through one of the big banks, it starts like this: "This challenging business climate has led Citibank, the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending

    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending
    Overspending is easy to do. Everyone falls for it every now and again because sometimes you just feel the need to spend. However, there may be things that trigger our overspending even when we know that we are on a budget and cannot really afford to spend money. 1) Stress – Work, family, friends, sickness, money…all these things (and many more) ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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