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How to Protect Your Finances and Credit in Tough Times

By |2020-03-30T13:17:20+00:00March 20th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 13, 2020 By Bev O'Shea, Nerd Wallet The quickly unfolding coronavirus outbreak is an extreme case, but any sort of hard times will test our personal finances. Many people are now facing reduced work hours and income while watching with [...]

Concerned About Coronavirus? How to Prepare Your House, Mind and Bank Account

By |2020-03-30T13:17:29+00:00March 19th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 16, 2020By Courtney Jespersen, Nerd Wallet Coronavirus. It’s dominating the national conversation and changing the way we live and interact. And it’s leading to financial disruptions for individuals and companies alike. Coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated COVID-19) is a respiratory illness [...]

In the face of an economic crisis, these are the best and worst ways to borrow money

By |2020-03-30T13:16:29+00:00March 18th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED WED, MAR 18 2020 7:21 AM EDT UPDATED WED, MAR 18 2020 8:05 AM EDT   Jessica Dickler@JDICKLER In the face of a global pandemic, millions of Americans are at risk of going without pay for a prolonged period of [...]

FICO just updated its credit scores — here’s how to improve yours

By |2020-03-30T13:17:07+00:00March 18th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 9, 2020 By Jacob Passy, Market Watch The credit-score company will roll out its latest version - FICO Score 10 and 10 T - This summer.New versions of the FICO score are coming, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have [...]