Aug 2, 2013

Marketplace Money for Friday, August 2, 2013

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For the last three weeks, we’ve gone back to the basics…understanding concepts like banking, savings and investing.  Today, we wrap up our series  with a look at one of the most important money relationships you have.  It takes maintenance, self…

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No credit needed at Sunnyside Farm

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Five credit tips

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Personal Finance Basics

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A guide to personal finance basics, including tips on savings, strategies on investing, and more.

Your first credit card stories

Aug 2, 2013
Listeners tell us about their first credit cards.

How to build (or rebuild) your credit history

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A secured credit card could be the answer to helping transform a weak credit score and history.

Your credit questions answered

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From credit cards to credit scores, personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers your questions about getting in and out of debt.

How to choose the best credit card for you

Aug 2, 2013
Advice on how to take advantage of credit card offers without letting credit companies take advantage of you.

Five tips for first-time credit card owners

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From learning the lingo to paying on time, we've got some guidelines for avoiding common credit card pitfalls.

For the last three weeks, we’ve gone back to the basics…understanding concepts like banking, savings and investing.  Today, we wrap up our series  with a look at one of the most important money relationships you have.  It takes maintenance, self awareness, and self control.  It’s your life with credit and debt.   How do you build or rebuild a credit history?  How many cards should you have?  And what’s the best card for you?  This week, a guide to credit and debt.