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14 Black financial experts you should start following today

By Kamaron McNair on June 25, 2020

When it comes to personal finance advice, it can often feel difficult to find information that is relevant to the Black experience. Black Americans often face financial hurdles such as pay... read more

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Credit card issuers offer help to coronavirus-hit customers

By Julie Sherrier on March 24, 2020

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) appearing more and more as though it will take a bite out of American consumers’ wallets — either by job loss, medical costs, panic shopping or employer cutbacks... read more

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Breaking down the Fed’s big rate cut and what it means for you

By Jonathan McFadden on March 19, 2020

The Federal Reserve made a historic move March 15 when it lowered interest rates to zero in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. That means it’s now cheaper for consumers like you to buy... read more

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5 tips to prepare for a potential recession

By Tendayi Kapfidze on March 17, 2020

The financial markets are reflecting the risk that an economic recession is coming to the U.S. The rise in COVID-19 cases is creating both supply and demand shocks throughout the economy. In... read more

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7 survival tips for weathering financial market turmoil

By Tendayi Kapfidze on March 11, 2020

Concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus have generated elevated volatility in financial markets in the past few weeks. Stock markets in the United States and around the world have seen large drops,... read more

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How raising your credit score could save you $56,000+

By Kali McFadden on January 21, 2020

Even if your credit score is high enough to qualify for a personal loan or credit card, you shouldn’t stop working to increase it. A higher credit score could mean more competitive terms on credit... read more

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