How To Rent An Apartment Or House With Bad Credit

Updated Apr 02, 2024
By Minh Tong
How To Rent An Apartment Or House With Bad Credit

While you may need to invest a bit more effort, explain your credit dings, and prove you’re a good renter – renting an apartment or house is definitely achievable. We'll show you how...

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Debt Management Vs. Debt Settlement: Which Is Better?

Updated Mar 20, 2024
By Melissa Cook
Debt Management Vs. Debt Settlement: Which Is Better?

Debt management and debt settlement are two of the most common debt relief options. Both strategies offer paths to debt freedom, but understanding their differences and choosing...

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How To Build And Grow An Emergency Fund Quickly

Updated Feb 14, 2024
By Minh Tong
How To Build And Grow An Emergency Fund Quickly

With some planning and financial discipline, you could start and grow a sizable emergency fund within just 6-12 months. In this simple guide, we'll show you what to do to get...

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What Happens To Debt After A Spouse Dies?

Updated Jan 17, 2024
By Minh Tong
What Happens To Debt After A Spouse Dies?

You know you may stand to inherit your spouse's assets when they die, as outlined in their final wishes, but their debt isn’t something anyone thinks about until it is time to deal with...

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What Happens To Debt After Divorce? (What You Should Know)

Updated Jan 17, 2024
By Melissa Cook
What Happens To Debt After Divorce? (What You Should Know)

When facing a separation or the dissolution of a marriage, a common initial concern revolves around responsibility for one's spouse's debts post-divorce.  Here's what you need to know...

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How To Talk To Your Spouse About Debt

Updated Jan 11, 2024
By Aaron Sarentino
How To Talk To Your Spouse About Debt

Talking about debt is not exactly a fun or romantic topic, and you may feel some guilt and shame. But communicating the situation to your spouse and making a plan together to pay...

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Common Credit Card Terms And Definitions You Must Know

Updated Jan 11, 2024
By Minh Tong
Common Credit Card Terms And Definitions You Must Know

Having and using credit cards is a big responsibility. They can be a great financial tool when used responsibly, but like so many other financial products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by...

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What Is An Authorized User On A Credit Card? (Understanding The Pros And Cons)

Updated Jan 05, 2024
By Minh Tong
What Is An Authorized User On A Credit Card? (Understanding The Pros And Cons)

Authorized users have legal access to use a cardholder's account, including making purchases. They receive a linked credit card, but the account's primary holder maintains responsibility...

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What Is A Cosigner? (What You Need To Know)

Updated Dec 20, 2023
By Aaron Sarentino
What Is A Cosigner? (What You Need To Know)

When taking out a loan, it is common for lenders to require the borrower to obtain a cosigner. Cosigners can increase approval odds and help provide more favorable loan terms...

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