All articles tagged: “Lessons”

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Kukun Provides Homeowners With Tools to Maintain and Increase the Value of Their Homes

Kukun Helps Consumers Maintain Homes and Increase Value

In a Nutshell: Homeowners know that smart remodeling projects can add value to their home. But some projects... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/23/22

Guide

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What Are Credit Card APRs? 6 Interest Rates Explained

A Quick Guide to Credit Card APRs

Learning how to use a credit card wisely is key to managing your finances properly and staying out of debt. One of... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 9/20/22

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NCSHA and State Housing Finance Agencies Partner to Address Rising Housing Costs

NCSHA Partners With State Agencies to Address Rising Housing Costs

In a Nutshell: State housing finance agencies (HFAs) provide a collective $45 billion in financing to assist more... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/7/22

Guide

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13 min read

12 Signs of Predatory Lending

12 Signs You're Dealing With a Predatory Lender

Doing business with an upstanding lender is important when you want to borrow money. The loan cost will be kept to... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 7/19/22

Guide

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Credit Card Piggybacking — What It Is & How It Can Help Your Credit

How Credit Card Piggybacking Can Help Your Credit

If you haven’t established a credit history or your credit scores are low due to past credit problems, getting a... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 3/31/22

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Attorney Joyce Smithey Offers Insights to Avoid Debt and Hardship from Wrongful Termination

Attorney Tips to Avoid Debt from Wrongful Termination

In a Nutshell: In cases of wrongful termination involving discrimination, litigation can be a valuable recourse for... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/19/22

Guide

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15 min read

How Much Bad Credit Really Costs

How Much Bad Credit Really Costs

You can get approved for a credit product, in most cases, even if you have bad credit. However, a positive credit... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 1/24/22

Guide

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What Does It Mean to Be a Risky Borrower?

What Does It Mean to Be a Risky Borrower?

When you apply for financing, such as a credit card or loan, the lender will review your credit information to get... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 11/29/21

Guide

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No Credit vs. Bad Credit — What’s The Difference?

No Credit vs. Bad Credit — What's The Difference?

Establishing good credit is important for most people. Doors swing open when you prove that you have a long history... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 10/13/21

Guide

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What’s The Difference Between Hard & Soft Credit Inquiries?

What's the Difference Between Hard and Soft Inquiries?

Your credit reports are full of sensitive and private information. So it may comfort you to learn that various... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 9/1/21

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How Many Americans Have Bad Credit?

How Many Americans Have Bad Credit?

Your credit reports and credit scores are immensely important because they control your access to, and the pricing... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 2/28/22

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5 Timely Financial Moves to Make Before Year-End

5 Timely Financial Moves to Make Before Year-End

Many Americans are eager to welcome the New Year and get a fresh financial start. While setting goals for the new... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 11/10/20

Guide

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19 min read

15 Fascinating Bad Credit Statistics

15 Fascinating Bad Credit Statistics

Your credit reports and credit scores have considerable influence over your financial life — whether you think... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 9/9/20

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The Player FM Podcast Library Offers Free Access to a Wealth of Business and Financial Knowledge

Player FM: Free Financial and Business Podcasts

In a Nutshell: With hundreds of thousands of podcasts and millions of episodes, picking one can be an intimidating... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/20/20

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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Interest Rates

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Interest Rates

Whether you’re buying a house, a car, or applying for some other type of loan, your credit score will most... read more »

John Ulzheimer

By: John Ulzheimer • 6/11/20

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Fostering Future Leaders: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Encourages Team Building and Organizational Skills Through a Faith-Based Approach

FCA Provides Student-Athletes with Tools for Success in Life

In a Nutshell: For 65 years, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been working to build faith among... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/29/19

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Author J. Kelly Hoey’s “Build Your Dream Network” Reveals Effective Networking Practices for Starting, Advancing, or Changing Your Career

J. Kelly Hoey Reveals Networking Practices for Career Advancement

In a Nutshell: When J. Kelly Hoey decided to make a career change, it took 18 months of hard work to realize her... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/28/18

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Net Impact — Helping to Develop the Next Generation of Socially Responsible Young Leaders

Net Impact Helps Develop Socially Responsible Young Leaders

In a Nutshell: At a time when new ideas for creating positive change are so desperately needed, the nonprofit... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/6/18

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5 Ways to Set Your Kids Up for Future Credit Success

5 Ways to Set Your Kids Up for Future Credit Success

Knowing the ways to set your kids up for future credit success will put your little ones ahead of the curve in many... read more »

Josh Smith

By: Josh Smith • 6/23/20

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The Institute for Policy Studies’ Next Leaders Program Gives Young Activists the Skills, Training, and Confidence to Make a Difference

The IPS Next Leaders Program Instills Confidence in Young Activists

In a Nutshell: The world needs new leaders, and perhaps the best strategy is to create them from the ground up. The... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 1/29/18

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TechTerms™ and Slangit™ Provide Free Online Dictionaries to Translate Financial Terminology into a Language Consumers Can Comprehend

TechTerms™ and Slangit™ Translate Financial Jargon for Free

In a Nutshell: Acronyms abound in the contemporary world, from text messaging staples, like BRB and OMG, to more... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 10/3/17

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Don’t Let Water & Storm Damage Sink Your Finances: The IICRC Nonprofit Sets the Standards for Cleaning, Inspection, and Restoration Services

IICRC Sets the Industry Standards for Water Damage Services

In a Nutshell: Water damage can strike unexpectedly, causing costly damage to homes and businesses. Many people... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/20/17

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Toastmasters International® Teaches Leadership & Public Speaking Skills that Could Lead to Improved Opportunity & Income

Improve Your Earning Potential with Toastmasters International

In a Nutshell: Joining a club that teaches public-speaking skills probably isn’t the first thing that pops into... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/30/17

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Advice from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) on Improving Early Math Fluency & Strengthening Future Math & Finance Skills

NAEYC's Advice on How to Increase Early Childhood Math Fluency

In a Nutshell: Whether you’re a first-grader facing a nerve-wracking pop-quiz, or a frustrated adult trying to... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/23/17

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The Institute for Financial Literacy Provides Services that Inspire Lifelong Fiscal Learning in 500K Consumers & Counting

The Institute for Financial Literacy Inspires Lifelong Fiscal Learning

In a Nutshell: In the midst of increasing debt, the rising costs of living and education, and the necessity of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/21/19