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I am so honored to be featured on CNBC Make It for achieving a perfect 850 FICO credit score! Only 1% of Americans have a perfect 850 FICO score. A
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Are you confused about cryptocurrency? Baffled by digital assets? Or just curious to better understand some of the lingo you hear people using when referencing
When the hosts of the Morningstar, Inc. podcast, The Long View, asked me to discuss the wealth gap and my own financial story, they probably didn’t
Here’s the most personal essay I’ve ever written about my life and upbringing in a family that struggled economically. It’s a side of The Money
A lack of income makes it hard to cover your expenses, which can cause your credit score to fall. But there are ways to preserve it, even if you are out of work. Here are four tips for maintaining your credit score if you have lost your job.
The tragic murder of George Floyd (#GeorgeFloyd) highlighted the heinous reality of racism, police brutality, and the legacy of racial violence in America. If we’re going to truly address this country’s ills, we must name, condemn and fix ECONOMIC violence too.
When you’re looking to manage your money, you may be overwhelmed with all of the financial possibilities. Should you invest in stocks, mutual funds, downsize
Looking for a way to cut your out-of-state tuition bill? Obtaining a “border waiver” or an “out-of-state tuition waiver” is one of the best-kept secrets
It’s an age old financial dilemma: you want to save for the future – maybe to better prepare for retirement or to help pay for
If you’ve ever pulled your credit files from Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – each of the three major credit bureaus- and tried to compare them,
Q: How can I complete school if I run out of financial aid? Should I get a private student loan? A: Well, the answer to
Q: Should I get all three credit reports at once, or view them at different times over the year? A: Once you are ready to