7 Surprising Things That Damage Your Credit Score

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7 Surprising Things That Damage Your Credit Score
The next time you check your credit score, you might discover it has taken a tumble because of a seemingly small mishap on your part. This happened to me once because I misplaced a bill for a whopping $12.70. My nonpayment ended up being reported to credit bureaus, also known as credit-reporting agencies. The result was an 80-point decrease in my credit score and several months of regret. [...]
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RV Loans: How to Finance an RV Purchase

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RV Loans: How to Finance an RV Purchase
If your family dreams of open-road adventures in a new recreational vehicle, but you’re unsure how to pay for that fifth wheel or pop-up camper, consider an RV loan. RV loans can be unsecured personal loans that you get from online lenders, or secured vehicle loans from banks and credit unions. Rates and terms vary... Steve Nicastro is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: steven.n@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @StevenNicastro. The article RV Loans: How to Finance an RV Purchase originally appeared on NerdWallet. [...]
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How to Protect Yourself After the Capital One Data Breach

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How to Protect Yourself After the Capital One Data Breach
A data breach of Capital One, the nation’s seventh-largest bank by assets, compromised the personal information of approximately 100 million U.S. consumers and 6 million consumers in Canada, the bank announced Monday. The breach affected the information of two groups of people: Those who applied for Capital One credit cards between 2005 and 2019. The... Amrita Jayakumar is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: ajayakumar@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @ajbombay. Bev O'Shea is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: boshea@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @BeverlyOShea. The article How to Protect Yourself After the Capital One Data Breach originally appeared on NerdWallet. [...]
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Citi Double Cash to Allow Conversions to ThankYou Points

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Citi Double Cash to Allow Conversions to ThankYou Points
The popular Citi® Double Cash Card – 18 month BT offer, an excellent cash-back credit card, will soon allow its rewards to be transferred to Citi’s ThankYou points rewards program, according to messages starting to appear in customer accounts. Learn More Citi officials would not provide details on the new option, but the account message reads:... Gregory Karp is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: gkarp@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @spendingsmart. The article Citi Double Cash to Allow Conversions to ThankYou Points originally appeared on NerdWallet. [...]
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AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mats, 2 pack only $8.38!

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AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mats, 2 pack only $8.38!
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Yay! This deal on these popular AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mats is back! Amazon has these AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mats (2 pack) for only $8.38 right now – the lowest price on record! Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get free 2-day shipping. And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon. Thanks, Freebie Shark! [...]
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