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The Great Recession as Recorded by Your Credit Report

It has now been almost 7 years since the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy in September of 2008.  Though the Great Recession officially began in December of 2007, it was this dramatic event that brought the economy to its knees.  Millions of Americans found themselves out of work, defaulting on debts and ending up in foreclosure, bankruptcy […]

Read this before you spend your tax refund

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News | by — January 14, 2015

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If you Google “how do Americans spend their tax refund”, you will find some interesting data. More than 40% of Americans surveyed will use their tax refunds to pay down debt, with another 25% or so using their refund for everyday necessities such as clothes or repairs. Indeed, with so many working households living check […]