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74% of Americans Don’t Know What a “Good” Credit Score Is

October 17, 2018

We polled 1,000 Americans and asked them if they knew what a “good” credit score is — and the results we found will likely surprise you. Read more.

Credit-Based Insurance Score: One More Reason to Improve Your Credit

October 17, 2018

You probably haven't heard of it, but your credit-based insurance score can influence the cost of your insurance premiums. Learn how it works and how to keep it in good shape. Read more.

How To Ask For A Raise

October 10, 2018

Learn how to ask for a raise to significantly improve your financial standing — both now and in the future. Read more.

Self Lender Teams Up With Neighborhood Trust

October 2, 2018

Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a nonprofit social enterprise, is partnering with Self Lender, the fintech that’s on a mission to help consumers responsibly build credit and save, to integrate the fintech product into Trusted Advisor, its workplace financial wellness benefit. Read more.

Use Secured Cards To Build Credit

October 2, 2018

Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or re-building credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. Read more.

Do Prepaid Cards Build Credit?

October 1, 2018

Looking for easy and affordable ways to build credit? Unfortunately prepaid cards won't help. But you have alternatives, including secured cards and credit-builder loans. Read more.

90% of Americans Don’t Know How Long it Takes to Pay Off Student Loans

September 21, 2018

We polled 1,000 Americans and asked them what they knew about student loans — and the results we found will likely surprise you. Read more.

51 Side Hustle Ideas for Recent Grads

September 17, 2018

Whether you are a recent college grad or seasoned professional, here are 51 side hustle ideas to help you decide if you should have one. Read more.