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Why is my credit score going up and down so much?

Cameron Whitman / Shutterstock.com If you watch your credit score, you might be like that reader – scratching your head and wondering why it’s changing so much. Here is this week’s reader’s question: My Discover card started providing my credit score for free each month. What I don’t understand is …

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United Airlines baggage fees: how they work, how to avoid them

As airlines have started offering cheaper base economy fares, baggage and other incidental charges are helping to make up the difference in their bottom line. If those fees put you down, don’t worry – we’ve researched United’s checked baggage fees to help you understand what to expect and how to …

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How Do Car Title Loans Work?

All loans carry risk if they are not repaid on time. However, a car title loan One particularly troubling consequence if you fail to meet your payment obligations: the lender can take your vehicle. Before you consider getting a title loan, think about the potential potholes you will encounter if …

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Which Delta Air Lines Credit Card Should You Get?

Delta Air Lines travelers can choose from four co-branded airline credit cards, which can accommodate beginners, leisure travelers and seasoned road warriors alike. Delta Cards aren’t your only choice for earning rewards on flights, of course. General travel cards also have a look. But if you’re considering Delta-branded cards, which …

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Is it better to study economics or computer science?

of and both? department Economist Arnold Kling points out that while fewer students are enrolling in computer science specialization programs, the number focusing on the economy is exploding. It’s probably a rather cyclical trend – but Kling suggests it’s not necessarily a bad thing. His argument seems to be that …

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Square takes its big step in the banking sector

Share Tweeter Share Share Share E-mail It looks like Square is interested in becoming something like a bank. According to WSJ reports, Square intends to submit an application later today (Sept. 7) to form a fully owned and operated bank in Utah. This business unit would be called Square Financial …

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How to start paying off student loans after college

The most important thing to know when you start paying off student loans is when your payments are due. Repayment begins at the end of your student loan grace period, usually six months after you graduate or leave school. Making that first payment on time will put you on the …

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How many houses can I afford? | Nerdwallet

To calculate how much home you can afford, we take into account a few main things, such as your household income, monthly debts (for example, car loan and student loan payments) and the amount of savings available for a advance payment. As a home buyer, you’ll want to have some …

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What is real estate? – NerdWallet

Real estate is land and everything permanently attached to it, such as buildings, houses, fences, and trees. Real estate is also called real estate. What counts as “permanently attached” to real estate often depends on local, state and federal regulations and what has been specifically cited in the contract for …

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Walgreens expands its financial services business strategy, in partnership with Synchrony and Mastercard

DEERFIELD, Illinois, STAMFORD, Connecticut, ACHAT, New York, – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Walgreens is expanding its financial services offering in partnership with Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA), as part of its continued commitment to deliver differentiated health services and benefits to customers. In the coming months, Walgreens will launch …

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