Are ‘Early Upgrade Plans’ for Your Phone a Good Deal?

Money Management

Money Management Are ‘Early Upgrade Plans’ for Your Phone a Good Deal? The Pros and Cons Apple made waves recently when they unveiled the new iPhone X—the first iPhone to cost $1,000, If you want that new iPhone, but your current iPhone is just fine, most cell phone carriers offer you the option of trading in your existing phone for the latest and greatest. Then you pay for the new phone on an installment plan—these plans are called “early upgrade…
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7 Ways to Protect Your Credit Score

Credit Score

When you swipe your credit card, you might not be thinking about what your creditors are doing to make sure they recover the money they just loaned you. But, as you make your next purchase, make sure to protect your credit score. Your credit score is a three-digit number that creditors use to assess how likely you are to repay your loans. A high score can help you qualify for the lowest interest rates and gives you the ability to…
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How to Protect Yourself from the Massive Equifax Hack


The bad news is that there’s a good chance your personal information was stolen during the massive data hack of Equifax, one of America’s three largest credit reporting agency. The thieves stole the social security numbers, dates of birth, names and addresses of 143 million Americans—that’s about 60% of the adult population of the United States.This is particularly dangerous because with that information, the thieves could steal your identity to take out new loans in your name, alter your existing…
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