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Dressing up in crazy costumes, traveling the world, posing for photos -- and getting paid to do it. Here are journal entries from a day in the life of professional "cosplay" character, Linda Le. [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source Personal finance news - CNNMoney.com
Tweetchat: Why Credit Scores Drop (Recap!)
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Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source Credit Karma
free credit score
Citi is the latest financial institution to give customers free credit scores through the FICO Open Access program, FICO announced, making it the largest participant in the program that will be available to more than 60 million consumers in 2015. Citi hasn’t yet released details on its participation, but in general, an [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source Credit.com
When it comes to your credit score, credit cards have the power to help you or hurt you; here are the main ways that you, your cards and your score intersect [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source CreditCards.com
Co-Branded Credit Cards
Co-branded credit cards have become increasingly prevalent in the credit market in recent years. In fact, many large corporations are now offering these handy pieces of plastic, promoting cards such as the SaksFirst Platinum MasterCard, the Barnes & Noble MasterCard and the Amtrak Guest Rewards MasterCard. Co-branded credit cards, [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
Source Card Hub
When filing Chapter 7, you must disclose all assets, but it doesn't mean you can't keep some. [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
Source Bankrate
In the years leading up to the financial crisis, many of the same subprime lending practices that led to troubles in the mortgage market also existed in the private student loan market. Like the homeowners who turned to their mortgage servicer to modify their loans but ran into customer service [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Source Comsumer Finance
It's time, once again, for a look at the most unusual credit card crimes being reported by the media. So here we go… Ron Weasley and the credit card thief Various media outlets have reported that someone stole the credit… [...]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
Source Card Ratings