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Survey: Nearly half of Americans ready to move to reduce expenses

By Crissinda Ponder on November 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a mainstay for the better part of 2020, affecting nearly every aspect of daily life as we know it. Our housing choices are no different. Record-breaking unemployment... read more

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7 ways transgender people can avoid major financial snags

By Jonathan McFadden on November 2, 2020

It’s taken about six months for Olivia Jenks’ bank to recognize who she is. That’s because, for the first 49 years of her life, Olivia went by a different name. A “deadname.” She’s... read more

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How to Get Your Free Annual Credit Report

By Sarah Brady on August 21, 2020

If you’re not sure what’s on your credit reports, you may be in for a surprise. Your credit reports contain your history with borrowing and repayment activity, but they may also have negative... read more

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Understanding Credit Utilization Ratio

By Kerri Anne Renzulli on August 18, 2020

Several factors go into determining your credit score, but one of the biggest components comes down to how much debt you owe and how much credit lenders have extended to you, otherwise known as your... read more

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6 snapshots of Black and white financial disparities, inequities

By Mary Lawrence Huffman on August 14, 2020

Racial disparities have always existed when it comes to finances. LendingTree’s researchers have compiled the most readily available data on income, wealth, savings, employment, credit and... read more

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How to Increase Your Credit Score by 100 Points in 7 Steps

By Taylor Medine on July 24, 2020

Your credit score is the gateway to almost all your financial goals — from applying for a mortgage to purchasing a car. Having a good credit score can help you get the credit you need, as well as... read more

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