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5 Best Financial Apps for Saving Money

You know how important it is to save money—for emergencies, retirement and other goals—but you may be having a difficult time figuring out how to do it. Fortunately, there are a number of mobile apps available to help. Here are five of the best apps to get you started. Clarity Users can link their credit

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How Do Online Banks Work?

August 15, 2017

In the past, if you wanted to open a bank account, you had to drive to your local branch and speak with an account specialist. Now, there is a new gam..

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Should I Open a Checking or Savings Account?

August 10, 2017

You probably know you need a better place to store your money than a sock drawer, but if you do not yet have a bank account, you may be asking yourse..

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Do Checking Accounts Earn Interest?

August 8, 2017

If you are an adult, chances are good that you have a checking account. It is the easiest way to cash your paychecks and pay bills. However, what you ..

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Why Do Mortgage Loans Get Sold?

August 3, 2017

It happens all the time. Someone takes out a mortgage with one financial institution and a few years later, the bank sells the debt to another entit..

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Can Credit Card Companies Lower Your Credit Limit?

August 1, 2017

When you first open a credit card, your credit limit is based on your credit score at that moment. If you maintain a high score, make payments on time..

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Can Credit Cards be Recycled?

July 24, 2017

If you are eco-conscious and have had a credit, debit, or gift card expire recently, you may be wondering if you can recycle the plastic. The simple a..

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Can I Refinance a Car Loan?

July 20, 2017

If you are unhappy with the interest rate or monthly payment on your car loan, you may be wondering if you can refinance the loan. The answer is, yes...

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How Does Debt Consolidation Impact My Credit Score?

July 18, 2017

If you owe money on several credit cards, you may be struggling to keep up with your monthly payments. It can be difficult to keep track of how much ..

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Can Student Loans be Discharged through Bankruptcy?

July 13, 2017

Student loan debt has hit more than $1.3 trillion in the United States, and the average Class of 2016 graduate is carrying $37,172 in student loans, a..

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Why Do Mortgage Rates Fluctuate?

July 11, 2017

If you are shopping for a mortgage, you may have noticed that rates can fluctuate from one week to the next.  Small increases can add up quickly, de..