Archive for July 2021

The Truth About Department Store Credit Cards

You’ve seen this scenario play out many times. As you are checking out at your local TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Lowe’s, Best Buy or any other large retail store, the cashier casually asks you if you would like to quickly apply for a store credit card and save 10% on today’s purchase. Or perhaps you…

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3 Things to Do Now If You Are Waiting to Buy a House

It is a pretty well established fact that today’s housing marketing is “unusual” to say the least! Home prices are escalating at a record pace, and even with this happening, they are selling fast and above list price because supply is low. (Remember that Econ 101 class where they talked about Supply and Demand?) As…

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Three Ways for Teens to Start Building Credit

One of the most important things a teenager can do is learn how to use credit responsibly.  However, when you’re young and have never had any credit extended to you, it can be a bit difficult to get started.  For parents of teens, there are a few things that you can do to help your…

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