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The recent security breach of Sony’s PlayStation Network serves as a reminder to all of us that it’s a good idea to regularly check your credit report and credit scores for unusual activity or errors. With so much of our lives being conducted online, it’s important to be diligent about your... Read more
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You’ve taken down the Christmas tree and swept away the last remaining strands of New Year’s confetti. Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and start making good on those personal finance resolutions. Remember them? You know: Raising your credit score, obtaining a refinance or buying a new... Read more