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How parents steal their children as adults

Today, many of the students she works with are immigrants or first generation students. “Reading the scandal, I feel for these parents, I think so,” she said. But “the first generation students who arrive here are discovering how to navigate an education system that was not always designed for them,” …

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Not checking your credit report carries risks

Call it credit phobia. About 14% of adults don’t check their credit reports for fear of what they’ll find, according to one recent online survey of over 500 consumers by WalletHub. Younger consumers are more likely to harbor this aversion, as are women. “It can be the fear of the …

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5 steps to repair your credit

If you are like many Americans, your credit score may be lower than average and your debt may be higher than you would like. A bad credit or low credit rating can make your financial life difficult and more expensive in many ways. By Colin Nass, CFP®, AEP®, RICP® You …

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How to pay off debt after a medical emergency

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Eighteen years ago, Shanté Nicole Harris from Financial commons was not the credit expert she is today. …

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Hyde-Smith faces online review after opposing Electoral College vote

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith faces a backlash on social media after voting against certification of the Electoral College vote in the 2020 presidential election. Hyde-Smith has joined 5 Senate Republicans Wednesday to oppose the Arizona electoral vote count and 6 Senate Republicans to oppose the Pennsylvania electoral …

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Consumers focus on financial health

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. About six months after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, young American consumers are paying more attention …

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Free credit reports now available weekly. Here’s how to get yours

Coronavirus makes credit monitoring more important It is always important to stay on top of your credit score. What about during a major economic crisis? Doubly. If you’re having trouble keeping track of your loan payments, watch your creditworthiness closely. The big three credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion …

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