CFPB July 2016 complaint report highlights credit card complaints, complaints from Washington consumers

by Shelton on July 31st, 2016

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A number of consumers complained about how their payments were applied to accounts with multiple balances and different expiration periods that resulted from balance transfers, cash advances, or deferred interest purchases, with consumers frequently …

How Much Does Applying for Credit Really Hurt Your Credit Score?

by Shelton on July 30th, 2016

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If you're considering applying for a new line of credit, you may have heard that doing so may affect your credit scores. But how much of a hit will your scores really take?

12 Ways Student Loan Debt Is Holding People Back

by Shelton on July 29th, 2016

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Student loan debt has increased significantly over the last 20 years, from an average among new graduates in 1996 of $12,850 to more than $35,000 in 2016.

Home Greek news economy Cash Transactions Falling While Greeks Use Credit Cards Causing Retail Food Prices…

by Shelton on July 28th, 2016

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People have been using cash across the country to cut better deals at markets as well as your average clothing store and even buying food in cash to keep prices lower at local supermarkets. Now, as the financial crisis continues on in Greece with no

Keith Child

by Shelton on July 27th, 2016

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About Keith Keith Child has 15 years of experience working on agricultural development issues in both Africa and Central Asia. He is an expert in evaluation and impact methodologies for complex, research focused programs and is CEO for a Canadian …

Does Opening Multiple Credit Cards Help Me Build My Credit Faster?

by Shelton on July 26th, 2016

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Companies that make credit scores have long recommended people keep their credit utilization rate lower than 30% or, ideally, lower than 10%.

Top 10 Health Care Stocks: Which To Buy? Part 3

by Shelton on July 25th, 2016

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With so many stocks to choose from, it can be difficult to filter through them and decide which to buy at any given time. Earlier this month, I went through a similar process by looking up the top companies from the Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:XLU) and …

Jay Board of Education to hire personnel at monthly meeting

by Shelton on July 24th, 2016

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… reject and table for the 2016-17 school year. The bids will be for fuel, anti freeze, oil, electrical maintenance and repair, plumbing maintenance and repair, heating maintenance and repair, air conditioning maintenance and repair and pest control

More Americans Are Paying Off Their Credit Cards Every Month

by Shelton on July 23rd, 2016

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The survey concluded that 39% of card holders engage in expensive credit card behaviors, such as only paying the minimum balance on the card each month or using the card for cash advances. A staggering 52% of Millennials are likely to engage in these …

Military should empower vets through entrepreneurship

by Shelton on July 21st, 2016

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Financial flexibility can be improved not only by increasing savings, but by minimizing house payments and car loans, accumulating paid leave to bridge the financial gap upon separation, exiting from service at a location that maximizes a soldier's …