Tag: FinancialWize

Late Payments, Credit Scores and Credit Reports

A missed credit card or loan payment can have a seriously detrimental effect on your credit report. The golden rule of using a credit card is to make your payments on time every time, building a respectable payment history, avoiding debt, and keeping your creditor happy. But what happens when you fall behind with your […]

Late Payments, Credit Scores and Credit Reports is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.

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Dear Penny: My Sister Moved in With Dad, Says She Can’t Be Evicted

Dear Penny, I am a 30-year-old who has built a stable and happy life after growing up in a family that was often unstable emotionally and financially. I love them, but as I become more successful, my family needs more and more of my support.  My sister and her son moved into my father’s one-bedroom […]

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By: Kylee Dennis

I took out a credit card 4 years ago. At the time I had a job. A few months later I ended up getting pregnant and my morning sickness was so bad 24/7 I had lost my job, then was put on bed rest for my last 4 months of my pregnancy. After my daughter was born I could not afford daycare and my significant other made to much to get state assistance. I wasn't able to pay back my credit card debt.it went into collections in 2013. I have not received any paperwork on the credit card or collection agency since early 2014. Now I received a paper in the mail for a summons to appear in court. I am still not working and have no income to pay for this and my boyfriend doesn't make enough to help pay. I also have no family to help me. What should I do? Read More

Public Records on Credit Reports – Lexington Law

Learn what public records are, which ones can appear on your credit report and what changes have been implemented for public records by the credit bureaus.

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How does refinancing a student loan affect credit?

Does refinancing student loans affect credit? Learn all about student loan refinancing and whether it’s right for you with Lexington Law. Read More

How Does Student Loan Debt Affect a Mortgage Approval

Are looking forward to owning a house? You should know that mortgage companies comb through your credit history to evaluate how much of a risk you are. As such, if you have an outstanding loan, qualifying for a new loan facility can be tricky. So, exactly how does student loan debt affect a mortgage approval? […]

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TPG reader question: Does Chase travel insurance apply if I pay for my trip with Ultimate Rewards points?

Editor’s note: This article is part of our weekly column to answer your credit card questions. If you would like to ask us a question, tweet us at @thepointsguy, message us on Facebook or email us at tips@thepointsguy.com.  The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused one of the greatest disruptions in commercial travel, with unprecedented restrictions …

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Do you need to physically show up at a hotel in order to check in?

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. With many hotel chains reducing 2021 elite requirements and some even offering limited-time promotions for bonus elite credits, it’s time to make your plan if you hope to qualify for hotel elite status this year. As a quick refresher, World of Hyatt offers members enrolled …

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What is a Foreign Transaction Fee and How Can You Avoid It?

Foreign transaction fees are irritating little charges that every traveler has faced, and most credit card users have questioned. They are the bane of a frequent flyer’s life and if not managed carefully, could result in some serious charges. But what are these charges, why do they exist, what’s the average fee, and how can […]

What is a Foreign Transaction Fee and How Can You Avoid It? is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.

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Brex Review: A Company That Makes Managing Your Startup A Breeze

Brex offers a cash management app for startups, along with a rewards-earning charge card for those that qualify. You’ll get plenty of perks and no fees.Brex offers a cash management app for startups, along with a rewards-earning charge card for those that qualify. You’ll get plenty of perks and no fees.

The post Brex Review: A Company That Makes Managing Your Startup A Breeze appeared first on Money Under 30.

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