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Why Improving Your Credit Score May Be a Wise Resolution for 2014

February 19th, 2014

To many, it may appear that Americans are as addicted to credit as they are to their favorite latte, and the lending and credit industry has reaped the benefits, especially from those who have less-than-a-great credit score. One aspect of this fact appears to be changing based upon a recent announcement by federal regulators. The
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What Does an Actuarial Analyst Do?

November 22nd, 2013

Many companies are awash in various finance types who summarize and present all sorts of financial information. Large corporations and companies in certain industries (insurance, financial sector, accounting firms) commonly have another role in finance for actuarial analysis. So what do actuarial analysts do? The actuarial analyst is a role typically used in a company
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Debits vs. Credits

November 22nd, 2013

Accounting lingo can get a bit confusing at times and no where quicker than debits vs. credits. Most business managers and individuals without a finance background have found themselves buried in a torrent of debit and credit conversations with their accountant at least few times. Hereâ s a quick guide on what those mean. Debits
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What is a Savings and Loan Association?

January 25th, 2013

Characteristics of a Savings and Loan Association

Considerations While Choosing a Bank

January 25th, 2013

Having a hard time choosing a bank? Find out about the various fees, services and features that you should be taking into account when making a decision

Overview of Online Banking and Related Issues

January 25th, 2013

Considering an online bank? Find out about the benefits of online banking, including potentially earning a higher interest rate and dealing with lower fees.

What is a Credit Union and How is it Different From a Bank?

January 25th, 2013

Thinking about switching from a bank to a credit union? Read this first.

5 Different Types of Bank Accounts

January 25th, 2013

Learn about the basic types of accounts banks typically offer, and the pros and cons associated with each.

The Basics of Banking and 3 Alternatives to a Traditional Bank

January 25th, 2013

Everyone should be familiar with the basics of banking. Learn about the basics along with some alternative ways to invest your money that could earn you a higher interest rate.