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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.

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  • 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.

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    Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing some new rules.

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  • Stark Differences in Housing Data

    Inventory levels explain most of the gap between this week's strong new-home sales and tired existing-home sales data.

    Morningstar45 mins ago
  • 5 Ways Millennials Are Out of Touch With Reality When It Comes to Retirement

    Millennials risk falling behind if they don't correct these mistakes.

    Motley Fool
  • American Bank, Inc.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals

    Categories: Yahoo Finance American Bank, Inc. relative valuation is OVERVALUED and it has a fundamental analysis score of 64. Our analysis is based on comparing American Bank, Inc. with the following peers – PacWest Bancorp, Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc., ACNB Corporation, DNB Financial Corporation,…

    Capital Cube
  • CSB Bancorp, Inc. (Ohio) : Overvalued relative to peers, but good fundamentals

    Categories: Yahoo Finance CSB Bancorp, Inc. (Ohio) relative valuation is now OVERVALUED. It was previously rated UNDERVALUED, and has a fundamental analysis score of 68. Our analysis is based on comparing CSB Bancorp, Inc. (Ohio) with the following peers – Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc., Bay Banks of…

    Capital Cube
  • NorthWest Indiana Bancorp : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals

    Categories: Yahoo Finance NorthWest Indiana Bancorp relative valuation is now NEUTRAL. It was previously rated UNDERVALUED, and has a fundamental analysis score of 79. Our analysis is based on comparing NorthWest Indiana Bancorp with the following peers – Brookline Bancorp, Inc., BankFinancial…

    Capital Cube
  • Bank Stock Roundup: JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Settle Lawsuits

    Over the last five trading days, resolution of litigations and probes related to legacy matters and business misconducts dominated the banking space.

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  • 38 Smart Financial Moves You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

    To see whether a refi makes sense for you, visit the Zillow Mortgage Marketplace. You can generate estimates based on the average cost of a private or in-state public college education or the cost of a specific school.

    Kiplinger
  • Best Restaurant Loans 2016

    The sizzle of the grill and the cadence of a busy kitchen fuel the excitement of running a restaurant, but restaurateurs are familiar with the pitfalls: broken equipment, customer gripes,…

    nerdwallet
  • The 401(k) Is The Top Choice For Retirement Savings

    If you are offered a 401(k) plan, for most investors it makes sense to put in as much money as you can afford until you max out your annual allotment.

    Investor's Business Daily
  • Big U.S. Cities Still Up To Their Necks In Underwater Mortgages

    More than 1 in 10 U.S. homeowners remain underwater on their mortgages, though that's less than a year ago and far lower than when the housing bubble burst in 2008 and left nearly a third in negative equity. But in some metros the share underwater is far higher in urban than suburban areas, reports…

    Investor's Business Daily
  • 7 Common 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
  • How I Quickly Resolved My Case of Identity Theft

    It was one of my biggest fears. But once it ended up happening, it was actually manageable.

    Kiplinger
  • 7 Ways to Pocket $1,000 by Black Friday

    Labor Day hasn't even arrived, but it's already time to start thinking about the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday, the traditional launch of the holiday shopping season, is just three months away. According to the American Research Group, the average shopper planned to spend $882 on gifts…

    Kiplinger