Billie Nordmeyer

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Billie Nordmeyer

Billie Nordmeyer is a writer, former senior auditor, and financial software consultant. Her writing on banking, credit cards, insurance, economics, small business, technology, and other financial topics are featured in The Nest, Zacks, The Houston Chronicle, GlobalPost, and dozens of other publications. Billie holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA in finance, and an MA in international management, as well as project management and business analyst certifications.

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Community Development Bankers Association Supports Banks Serving Underserved Communities

Community Development Bankers Association Supports CDFI Banks

Underserved communities can lack access to banking products and services that promote financial stability. Community Development... read more »

Andrew Allen

By: Andrew Allen • 6/20/24

Blog

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BestCashCow Adds Rate Change History and Climate Grades to Its In-Depth Bank Comparison Resources

BestCashCow Adds Rate Change History and Climate Grades to Its Comparisons

Comparing bank rates can be cumbersome if you don’t have the right tools. BestCashCow equips consumers with resources to compare... read more »

Andrew Allen

By: Andrew Allen • 6/19/24

Guide

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What is Credit Counseling? How a Professional Can Help You Better Manage Debt

What is Credit Counseling?

Credit counseling is a service that provides help from a professional to better manage your money and debts. Counselors can help you plan to pay... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/19/24

Blog

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Telhio Credit Union Celebrates 90 Years of Service to Members, Communities, and the Credit Union Mission

Telhio Credit Union Celebrates 90 Years of Community Service

Television viewers can learn about Telhio Credit Union through the PBS “Opportunity Knock$” financial reality series. The Telhio... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/18/24

Guide

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What is a Payday Loan? Benefits & Risks of High-Interest Loans

Exploring the Benefits & Risks of Payday Loans

A payday loan is a small amount of money that consumers can borrow and then pay back when they receive their next paycheck. This type of loan is... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/18/24

Guide

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How the Military Lending Act Protects Service Members from Predatory Lending

How the Military Lending Act Protects Service Members

Predatory lending practices have the potential to affect everyone, but national security is at stake when financial challenges threaten military... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/17/24

Guide

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What is an Installment Loan? How Fixed-Term Financing Works

What is an Installment Loan? A Guide to Fixed-Term Financing

An installment loan is a loan with a fixed repayment term, meaning that there is a specific end date to the loan. When you sign up for an... read more »

Zina Kumok

By: Zina Kumok • 6/13/24

Guide

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10 Most Innovative Low-Income Resources for 2024

10 Most Innovative Low-Income Resources for 2024

A person’s income depends on various factors. While some people may believe someone’s earnings stem from their ambition and work ethic, others... read more »

Andrew Allen

By: Andrew Allen • 6/13/24

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This Private Commercial Real Estate Lender Cuts Through the Clutter To Produce Money-Making Wins

Private Lending That Produces Money-Making Wins

Traditional commercial real estate lenders operate in a confined space that closes off opportunity when time is of the essence.... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/13/24

Study

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Evaluating Earning Discrepancies in Relationships Across the U.S.

States with the Largest Earning Discrepancies Between Partners

Finances can strain relationships. Whether deciding how much to spend on a major life purchase together or determining who should pay the tab on... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 6/12/24

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Doing What’s Right: First National Bank Recognized for Financial Education and Community Commitment

First National Bank Wins With Education and Community

With a history stretching back to the Civil War, First National Bank (FNB) has seen many changes come and go. That’s what gives... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/12/24

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3,740 views

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How Spero Financial Wins With Products, Education, and Outreach

How Spero Financial Wins With Products, Education, and Outreach

Puzzle pieces never fall together of their own accord — someone has to make them fit. In the case of Spero Financial, that someone... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/11/24

Blog

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7 min read

Coast Capital is Committed to Alleviating Financial Shame and Improving its Members’ Economic Health

Coast Capital is Committed to Alleviating Financial Shame

People experiencing financial difficulties may feel embarrassed about their circumstances. Coast Capital works with its members to... read more »

Andrew Allen

By: Andrew Allen • 6/11/24

Guide

5,572 views

21 min read

What is an Unsecured Credit Card? How to Apply & Build Credit

What is an Unsecured Credit Card?

Unsecured credit cards are available without putting down any money as a deposit to secure your credit line. When you spend with an unsecured... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/6/24

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5 min read

MoneySavingPro Helps Consumers Hang Up on Ballooning Phone Bills Through Low-Cost Carriers

MoneySavingPro Helps Consumers Hang Up on Ballooning Phone Bills

Think again if you believe the big mobile carriers have your best financial interests at heart. That’s the message from Rob Webber... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 6/6/24

Study

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3 min read

More Than Half a Million Couples Won’t Get Married This Year Due to Financial Constraints

Financial Constraints Impact Weddings Across America

In a significant blow to the wedding industry, recent research conducted by BadCredit.org reveals that an estimated 580,862 couples will not be... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 6/6/24

Study

6,715 views

3 min read

How Much of Americans’ Income Goes Toward Rent Across the U.S.?

How Much of Americans' Income Goes Toward Rent Across the U.S.?

You should spend no more than 30% of your gross income on rent, according to many financial experts. But with rental rates increasing on what... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 6/4/24

Blog

8,190 views

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A Century of Service: Gate City Bank’s Mission Is To Make Lives Better

A Century of Service: Gate City Bank Enters Its Next 100 Years

North Dakota’s Gate City Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2023, a rare milestone in the financial world. Understanding the... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 5/31/24

Blog

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Marriage Kids and Money’s Andy Hill Sheds Light on the Journey to Financial Independence With Dependents

Andy Hill on the Journey to Financial Independence With Dependents

Individuals who struggle to master their finances may find the challenge intensifies when they have a growing family to support.... read more »

Andrew Allen

By: Andrew Allen • 5/30/24

Guide

7,371 views

9 min read

How the Consumer Credit Protection Act Protects Borrowers

How the CCPA Protects Borrowers

The Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) is a federal law in the United States enacted on May 29, 1968. It includes four titles that focus on... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/29/24