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New Rules May Offer You More Protection Against Debt Collectors

Dealing with debt collectors can be a real drag, especially if they’re constantly hounding you to pay up. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects consumers against harassment from debt collectors but the industry still generates millions of complaints … Continue reading →

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Wondering What to Do With Overripe Pears? Try These 11 Recipes

Ready to throw those browning pears in the trash? Stop! We’ve got 11 recipes that are perfect for those mushy pears.

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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 […]

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UI Extension: How to Get 11 More Weeks of Jobless Benefits

Note: This article has been updated with new information from the Continued Assistance Act (the second stimulus package). Most states offer Unemployment Insurance for 26 weeks. If your benefits are about to expire, and you’re still out of work, a low-grade panic may be setting in. Here are two important things you need to know: […]

This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

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By: Elisaris colon

I lost my job and couldn't pay my car when i went to return it he say that i have to pay anyway and he said lets do this just keep the car and try to oay 100$ every 2 weeks and i say ok i found a job and was release of it too and they call a friend from my church and left a voicemail saying the days of delinquency and left a comment saying "i don't know why this christians would do that? " Can some one give me end advice Btw i call and told them my address so they can pick up the van since my new job i work long hours and the dealer close down they just have an office.

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What Credit Score Do You Need To Lease a Car?

When you are considering leasing a car, your credit history and credit score are critical determinants on whether or not you get approved and the kind of deal you get. Scores of 720 and over translate to the best terms. As the scores get lower, the terms of the lease get less and less favorable. […]

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Credit card mistakes to avoid – The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. Credit cards have the potential to be an incredibly valuable financial tool you can use to hit your goals. Whether you want to save money on your monthly bills, earn rewards for free travel, upgrade your travel experience or a mix of all …
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10 items you can get for free with the Amex Business Platinum’s Dell statement credit

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with the latest information. With hefty annual fees, come equally hefty card perks. After you get over the initial shock of the $595 annual fee (see rates and fees) on The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, the travel and business-like benefits help make this card worth the price …
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