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  • 3 things to know before applying for a travel credit card

    According to a report from Nerdwallet, 83% of consumers miss out on more than 15,000 travel points by simply applying at the wrong time. November is also the best time to sign up for issuer-branded cards from banks like Chase or Citi Bank. Also, many travel cards come with annual fees, up to $100…

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
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    Are Chip Cards Counterfeit-Proof? Not Exactly

    Computer researchers may have found a flaw in chip-based credit cards.

    Yahoo Finance Video
  • No credit? No problem. Here’s how to build your credit from scratch

    If you’re one of the 19.4 million Americans with no credit score, you’ll likely run into problems if you want to purchase a home or even rent an apartment. You need a credit card to build credit history – and demonstrate that you’re able to pay off your debt on time – but you generally can’t get…

    VANESSA SANCHEZ
  • No credit? No problem. Here’s how to build your credit from scratch

    If you’re one of the 19.4 million Americans with no credit score, you’ll likely run into problems if you want to purchase a home or even rent an apartment. While it may take a few years, it’s never too late to start building or repairing your credit. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

    Yahoo Finance Video
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    Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing some new rules.

    Yahoo Finance Video
  • Olloclip's latest accessory gives smartphone and GoPro videographers a hand

    Smartphones and action cameras can be hard to hand-hold, but the Olloclip Pivot makes it a bit easier, thanks to an ergonomic grip. It rotates 225 degrees to provide a comfortable hold from a variety of different shooting angles.

    Digital Trends
  • Amazon No Longer Marketing Private Student Loans to Prime Members

    Just a month after Amazon announced it would partner with Wells Fargo to offer Prime members a discount on private student loans, nearly all traces of the criticized program have disappeared.  Wi...

    Consumer Reports
  • Will Bank Stocks be the Next Hot Stocks?

    Investors are ignoring bank stocks which makes them a rare value opportunity.

    Zacks
  • The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street

    On April, 3rd, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis. In it, he urged African Americans to put their money in black-owned banks. It wasn’t his most famous line, but the message was clear: “We’ve got to strengthen black institutions. I call…

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  • Green REIT Plc : Neutral outlook but great fundamentals

    Categories: Yahoo Finance Green REIT Plc relative valuation is now NEUTRAL. It was previously rated UNDERVALUED, and has a fundamental analysis score of 65. Our analysis is based on comparing Green REIT Plc with the following peers – Hibernia REIT PLC, Irish Residential Properties REIT PLC,…

    Capital Cube
  • Test Your Retirement IQ

    The decisions you make leading up to retirement, including how much to save, how to allocate your investments, when to take Social Security and how to anticipate your retirement expenses can make a big difference in your old age. Once you're in retirement, you'll need smart strategies for taking…

    Kiplinger
  • Getting Pre-Qualified for a Home Loan: What You Need to Know

    By Roslyn Lash Learn more about Roslyn on NerdWallet’s Ask An Advisor As an accredited financial counselor, I often hear this question from so-called millennials, or young adults in their 20s and early…

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  • The Best Bank Stocks for Value Investors

    If you're looking for cheap bank stocks, you need to see this list.

    Motley Fool
  • The No. 1 financial priority for Americans isn't investing

    Say hello to Americans' top financial priorities: debt repayment and saving more money. Find out why investing is taking a backseat for many.

    CNBC
  • Retirees, Don't Fall for These 7 Social Security Myths

    The complexity of the system, its evolution and a shift in demographics that threatens its solvency have created confusion over what Social Security can and will deliver . Social Security is essentially a pay-as-you-go system. As long as payroll taxes exist, Social Security will never go broke.

    Kiplinger
  • 4 Psychological Blind Spots That Affect Your Portfolio

    Learn how to avoid having your emotions derail your financial plans.

    Kiplinger
  • 5 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

    Make a budget and stick to it when spending on your kids.

    Kiplinger