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Credit Score

The $2 Charge That Dropped My Credit Score 169 Points

So, my personal credit score dropped a whopping 169 points the other day. I’m almost…

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How to Report Your Clients’ Payments to the Business Credit Bureaus

By doing so, you may be doing them and other entrepreneurs a solid

By reporting those payments to commercial credit agencies you can help your clients build positive…

By Samara Lynn

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Perks Abound For Black Credit Cardholders As Issuers Battle For New Customers

It's a good time to be an African American credit cardholder, say some

Interestingly, black cardholders are the most satisfied with their credit company for several reasons, including…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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5 Signs Your Business Is Ready for a Credit Card

A business credit card can take your business to new heights

A major bonus of using your business credit card is the airline miles you could…

By Samara Lynn

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Financially CLEAN Disrupts Financial Ignorance

Equipping the next generation with financial knowledge is the key to lasting, empowering change

The Brooklyn-based organization’s mission is to help young people develop financial discipline and awareness so…

By Robin White Goode

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Meet the Women Who Are Focused on Fixing Credit in the Black Community

The push for economic equality is real and continues on

Passionate, driven, determined, focused; these are just some of the words that describe The National…

By Ashley M Fox

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Credit Score

Personal Credit Score vs. Business Credit Score: Everything You Need to Know (And More)

Here are a few key strategies that you should know about your personal and business credit score

Both your personal credit and business credit are criteria that play an important role in…

By Selena Hill

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Credit Score

7 Ways to Fix Your Bad Credit

Use these steps to restore your credit and obtain the credit you deserve

There are certain steps you need to take to restore your credit. Use these 7…

By Cameka Smith

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credit score

Does My Personal Credit Score Impact My Business?

Yes, your business credit can be impacted by your personal credit score. Here's what you need to know

Check out some need-to-know instances you may be unaware of when your business credit may…

By Black Enterprise

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say never

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. But there are some things you should never do with your money.

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Eliminating Debt

Eliminating Debt? Don’t Get Carried Away

These are tips to help you approach eliminating your debt strategically and responsibly

For many of us, eliminating debt is a top priority. That’s not a bad thing,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Disaster

Relying on Credit Can Lead to Disaster

No one ever intends to end up in a financial hole. To dig yourself out, you must stop relying on credit

Has relying on credit pushed you to the brink of disaster? Time to face the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Money Right

5 Ways to Get Your Money Right for the New Year

If your goal is to have more wealth at the end of 2017 than you did at the start of the year, here are five simple ways to achieve this

Get your money right for the new year with a few simple, easy to follow…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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credit abuse

Avoiding Credit Abuse: Before You Break Out the Plastic, Think!

Credit abuse may be socially accepted, but it often leads to chronic debt

While credit abuse is a socially accepted and commercially encouraged habit, it often leads to…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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5 Steps to Clean Up Your Credit

Improve your credit with these five easy steps

Want to make a significant impact to your financial health? Here are 5 steps to…

By Carrie Pink

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teens

Teaching Teens About Money: 3 Key Lessons

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information and guidance about money

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Clinton

(DNC) What Clinton and Trump Can Tell You About Your Credit Score

Survey finds correlation between candidate choice and credit score

A study by WalletHub.com finds rare common ground between tenant Trump supporters. About a quarter…

By Stacey Tisdale

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loan

Why You Should Think Twice Before Co-Signing a Loan

The financial perils of putting your name on the bottom-line for a loved one

“Co-signing a loan for a family member or friend can go wrong in many ways,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Parking Tickets

How Unpaid Parking Tickets Can Hurt your Credit Score

Avoiding an unneccesary stain on your credit history

Few people realize it, but unpaid parking tickets – essentially debts owed to a city…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What You Need to Know About Payday Loans

Pulling yourself out of the short-term debt spiral

The fact is, however, that many people rely on payday loans to make ends meet,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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