Category Archives: Credit

5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

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Survey: Identity Fraud Fell in 2018

Those tiny chips in your credit and debit cards help derail fraudsters From Katherine Skiba, AARP – Credit and debit card fraud dropped in 2018, thanks to the emergence of embedded chip cards over the past few years, a new … Continue reading

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If you do any of these things online, you could hurt your credit

By Alix Langone in Money What if a slip-up as small as typo could cost you the chance to get a loan? That may be the future of banking, according to a new study by U.S. and German researchers. Until recently, … Continue reading

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