You’ve probably already heard about credit scores (thanks to all those annoying commercials with terrible songs), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And what’s the big deal about checking them?
Occasionally, we like to feature guest posts from other organizations. America Saves is a non-profit dedicated to teaching people like you, me, us, how to be financially responsible. This post was written by Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.
Tax time is one of the few opportunities when low-income households receive a sizable amount of money –
It’s time to accept the fact that college is expensive. All of it. Tuition, room and board, meal plans, commuter costs, parking permits. I’ve never received a bill from my University and thought, “Wow, that’s pretty cheap!” But guess what I did? I got a degree without acquiring any debt. And before you assume that I’m 80 years old and college was cheap back in my day, I’m 21, and I graduated in 2015. So take my advice, seriously.
Q3. What emotional triggers can lead to spending unnecessarily? #creditchat @FTWCCU pic.twitter.com/BAetFYV1iA — Experian (@Experian_US) December 9, 2015
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