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Is your current credit card balance less than $5,589? If so, you have below-average debt. But no matter what your balance is, now is the perfect time to start paying off that debt. With interest rates rising, unpaid credit card balances could start to have an even bigger impact on your personal finances. The United …

Equifax simply cannot stay away from the news. On August 2, the company issued a statement indicating that a coding error had led consumers to poor credit scores. The algorithm issue occurred between March 17 and April 6, with approximately 300,000 consumers scoring up 25 points, or worse, down 25 points. And consumers are rightly …

A US freeze on federal student loan repayments during the COVID-19 pandemic has provided vital financial relief for millions of Americans. But borrowers could soon be on the hook again, with the moratorium set at lapse at the end of the month. According to a report this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of New …

The American credit system was designed to determine which American citizens manage their money responsibly and provide them with additional rewards and benefits based on their performance. As such, it’s not inherently bad. However, along the way, he became quite ruthless. This can be very limiting and it is not easy to improve your credit …

If you want to buy apps and subscribe to services on Android, you need to add a payment method to your Google Play account. Here’s how. You will need to add a credit or debit card to your account to download paid apps and purchase subscriptions from the Google Play Store. In this guide, we’ll …

Are you having difficulty repaying your loan on time? Can’t meet your repayment obligations? Do you intend to seek a loan settlement with your lender? Does your lender offer you the option of a single settlement? If you are looking to settle your debt with your creditors to free yourself from the cycle of late …

Bread Financial Holdings, formerly Alliance Data Systems, recently modernized its private label credit card platform by moving tens of millions of records to the cloud, but a technological breakdown turned the project into a customer service nightmare. The outage in late June and early July left some customers unable to pay their credit card bills …

Modification of the NPS rule: The Pension Funds Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has decided to terminate the facility to pay contributions underwriting in National Pensions System (NPS) Tier 2 accounts. The PFRDA made its decision public through an official notification dated August 3, 2022. So after this decision by the PFRDA, credit card payment …

Photo (c) jayk7 – Getty Images The importance of having a great credit rating has never been more evident than it is in today’s housing market, where house prices continue to rise and mortgage rates have almost doubled this year. While the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is now around 5.7%, it’s much higher for homebuyers …

The future 32 NATO countries include three nuclear powers, half of the world’s economy and a billion people. Then add the rest of the West: 43 countries if you count the participants in the April 26 Ramstein meeting. Nations sanctioning Russia account for 64.9% of global economic output. Lonely Russia has less than half the …

Sunbit, the company that develops financial technology for everyday spending, announced that it has expanded beyond point-of-sale lending with the introduction of a new, next-generation credit card. The Sunbit card offers unprecedented flexibility and a personalized APR for each approved consumer. In addition to standard credit card functionality, cardholders can choose to pay in full …

Image source: Getty Images It could be a big mistake to just check your credit score and look no further. Key points Your credit score plays a very important role in your financial life. You should check your credit regularly to find out your score. You should also go beyond just checking your credit score …