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What you need to know about EMV chip-enabled debit cards

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If you’ve gotten a new debit card recently, you might have noticed something different about it: many debit cards now feature a rectangular metallic chip placed just above the card number on the left-hand side.

Posted in: Credit Cards

Can you buy a car while you’re still in school?

Can you buy a car while you’re still in school?

The college student’s traditional 10-speed bicycle isn’t always enough for getting around today’s sprawling university campuses, back and forth to off-campus jobs, and through rush-hour traffic to an apartment across town. But is it realistic to finance a car when

Posted in: Cars

How to review your credit score and correct errors

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Your credit score can be the key to financial success, which means it’s important to understand what it is and how to improve it. While your credit score may seem random, it’s actually pretty straight forward: it’s just a number

Posted in: Personal Finance

Account alerts and other ways to watch your finances during summer travel

Account alerts and other ways to watch your finances during summer travel

Sweating over bills or rejected credit card transactions is the kind of heat you don’t want during your summer vacation. Instead, keep your financial cool with tools and services that let you enjoy time away with no cares.

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud

How to use your equity loan to pay for college

How to use your equity loan

No matter how old your child, it’s never too early to start thinking about how you’ll pay for college: because the sooner you start planning, the easier it will be to manage when the time comes. While building savings over

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

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