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Money Drain: $800+ Credit I Have to Pay Off for a Friend

A few years ago, I had a friend and her son living with me that was helping me out after my wife died. They helped take care of the house since I worked over 40 hours a week and in … Continue reading

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Success Story: How I Went form 525 FICO to 780 Fico

If you’ve ever taken time to read our About Page, you’d know that I used to have a pretty horrific FICO score (525) before I started taking my finances seriously. This was around 2005, right when Hurricane Katrina hit and … Continue reading

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Money Drain: $1440 Wasted by a Service I Didn’t Know I Had

I usually keep a credit card or two around in order to help build up my credit. I pay the balance off monthly, though I don’t actually look at my credit card statement each month. I figured if I am … Continue reading

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