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The High Interest Debt Trap: Minimum Payments for Life.

High interest debt is great for your creditors, but not for you. Once a month your credit card bill shows up. Depending on if you have this cost covered in your budget, sometimes it’s a surprise. Consumers have shifted over the years to using credit cards as cash; accounting for…
Consumer First Financial
November 21, 2019
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Manage Your Money With These 10 Simple Tips.

Manage your money, before your money manages you. For many, the thought of mastering money management invokes fears of math, organization, and responsibility. When we’re children, there’s no concern about how to manage our money. But as our lives grow, so do our responsibilities. With each new year comes new…
Consumer First Financial
September 16, 2019
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Consumer Buying Power & Credit Score: What’s the Difference?

Credit score and consumer buying power work together, but also stand alone. Confused? These two financial concepts are "must-know" concepts for all consumers. Both have influence on overall financial decisions, and both contribute to lending decisions. Briefly, credit is a structured accounting of your past financial dealings, with a score…
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How long does it take credit to recover from a vehicle repossession?

Seriously, how long will it take for my credit to recover? Repossession of a vehicle is a legal process where a bank or other lender can regain possession of your vehicle. Vehicle repo laws differ state by state, but your vehicle purchase contract should include all the details regarding your…