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Banking 101: 5 Benefits of Online Banking

April 22, 2019 | By Marty Minchin  

While traditional banks continue to operate brick-and-mortar branches, many elements of consumer banking have moved online. With a smart device and an internet connection, you can deposit a check, transfer money between accounts or check your balance, eliminating time-consuming trips to the bank.

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Secured vs. Unsecured Debt

April 9, 2019 | By Geoff Williams

If you are trying to dig yourself out of debt or you're about to take a loan, you'll want to know the difference between secured and unsecured debts to create a well-laid-out repayment plan. Understanding the type of debt you're dealing with is especially important to determine which debts to pay off first if you're on a strict budget.

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Don’t Fall For These 7 Common Credit Score Myths

March 26, 2019 | By Brittany Anas 

Understanding what affects your credit score in order to rent an apartment or secure a mortgage shouldn’t be a mystery. After all, that three-digit number is what lenders use to determine your creditworthiness, so transparency should be the name of the game.

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How to Get a Credit Card With No Credit History

March 12, 2019 | By Rebecca Lake 

Your credit history is an important factor that issuers consider when you apply for a credit card. But if you're among the 62 million Americans who, according to Experian, don't have enough credit history to generate a credit score, getting approved may be a challenge.

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Building Savings or Paying off Debt: Which Should You Prioritize?

March 12, 2019 | By Opploans 

Building up savings and paying down high-interest consumer debt are both critical financial cornerstones, but which one should you put first? There are many endless debates that have resonated throughout all of human history.

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What is VantageScore?

February 15, 2019 | By Opploans 

There are so many scores to keep track of these days! Sure, the Super Bowl score was low enough to keep track of without any trouble, but that’s far from the only score out there. You have baseball scores, basketball scores, and, perhaps most importantly, your credit score.

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How to Build Credit When You Have No Credit at All

January 25, 2019 | By Opploans

Fixing a bad credit score is one thing, but what if you don’t have any credit score at all? Can you really make credit from nothing? Of course, you can! We’re not breaking any news here when we tell you that your credit score is very important.

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This is the best place to live in America to pay down debt

January 17, 2019 | By Megan Leonhardt  

When it comes to paying down debt, where you live can be just as important as how you live. To find the best city to live in to pay down debt, LendingTree analyzed data in 50 of the biggest metro areas in the U.S. using a number of factors that can make it easier for locals to get out of the red.

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5 Smart Credit-Card Moves for the Holidays and Beyond

January 2, 2019 | By Tobie Stanger 

Shopping and preparing for the holidays can be stressful enough without worrying about what your credit-card bill will look like in January. Try these smart credit-card moves to minimize post-holiday stress disorder and limit any damage to your credit score.

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American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a non-profit debt relief agency offering consolidated credit counseling and consumer debt solutions. If you have debt to consolidate, we can help you consolidate credit without taking a loan or paying high fees like some debt management companies charge. A fair, effective debt reduction service, our debt management program simplifies your payment responsibilities and often results in reduced interest rates from your creditors. As a leading national debt consolidation firm, ACCC has also been approved by the Department of Justice to provide credit counseling for bankruptcy both the pre-bankruptcy credit counseling certificate and the post-bankruptcy debtor education. Homepage Footer: American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a non-profit credit counseling agency and debt consolidation company that provides help to anyone who is asking, "How do I get out of debt?" Our services include credit counseling, financial education, debt consolidation and debt reduction services for consumers nationwide. Our certified credit counselors have helped thousands of individuals and families find debt relief through debt management plans that consolidate debts and debt payments to pay off credit cards and eliminate debt. We also provide bankruptcy counseling and bankruptcy debtor education services, including pre bankruptcy credit counseling for a bankruptcy certificate.

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