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Identifying and Disputing Credit Report Errors

Did you know that a recent Consumer Reports study determined that about one-third of the US population have errors, both significant and insignificant, on their credit report?

Shocking, right? After all, you readily accept your credit score as accurate and never even question it because you consider its source trustworthy. But 34% is a huge number and hard to argue with!

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Rebuilding After Bankruptcy: Six Steps to Success

Bankruptcy is like a divorce from your debt. You will feel freedom and relief after letting go of the weight of an unmanageable debt load, but it hits like a wrecking ball on your credit score. Even though bankruptcy will stay on your credit for several years, you can work on repairing your credit and avoid doing anything to damage it while those years pass. Follow these steps to build and repair your credit during and after your bankruptcy filing.

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Improve Your Health While Still Remaining Frugal

With the rising costs of living, many people consider adopting a more frugal lifestyle. Fortunately, it is possible to save money on your day-to-day life and still enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

Frugal living does not need to be about deprivation, as it is possible to live smarter and still make healthy choices. Here we will explore how to balance frugality and a healthy lifestyle with some tips and tricks to make it easier.

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Planning for Unexpected Expenses

While we all know that life can throw us its curveballs, when it comes to personal finances, many of us do not plan for the unexpected. Though you may feel that you are on top of your finances – being able to manage regular bills, ongoing expenses and saving for your next vacation, etc. – when it comes to paying big bills that you were not planning for, how money fit are you? Could you easily come up with the cash in an emergency? How much?

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