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May 04, 2020

Is your teen begging for a credit card? Does the mere idea of giving your teenager access to credit make you more than a little nervous? Read on for what you must know about a credit card for teens and how it can help your child develop financial independence.

Dec 10, 2019

Are you searching for the best checking account for your needs? Do you feel overwhelmed by the variety of banking choices? There’s no doubt that Minneapolis-St. Paul does have a terrific number of banks to choose from, and selecting the best bank for you can be a challenge. Follow along for advice on how to determine which bank to open a checking account with.

Jun 19, 2019

The ability to access credit whenever you need it is likely an essential part of managing your finances. But how much do you know about credit cards? You’ve heard of cards like Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover®, but what do you know about them? Let’s brush up on the anatomy of a credit card to help you best manage the responsibility that comes with credit cards.

Jul 18, 2018
Like many financial products, credit cards are often perceived as daunting and complicated. Which is not surprising given the variety of myths surrounding credit cards. However, when used responsibly, credit cards can actually be a beneficial financial tool to help establish and build your credit score. To do so, it’s important to first understand how to separate credit card myths from facts.
Apr 01, 2018
Think credit scores are complicated? You aren’t alone. The complex nature of credit scores can be discouraging and make you want to give up on improving your credit score altogether. Okay, so maybe you don’t even know your score to determine if it needs improving… don’t give up! Credit scores paint an important picture...


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