Cost of Debt: Reasons You Need a Kick Ass Credit Score


Debt affects your credit score and makes life more expensive. We’ll show you the cost of debt and reasons you need a kick ass credit score.

Debitize Review – How to Get the Perks of a Credit Card Without the Pain

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Finally, a tool that helps you build your credit responsibly. Debitize helps you from spending money you don’t have and keep your spending back on track.

Getting Out of the Red: How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast

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Having a good credit score makes life easier and cheaper. Even if you’ve tanked your credit, we’ll give you some ways to bring the number back up. You don’t have to wait seven years to start improving your credit score. There are a few tricks to get that number out of the red.

How to Successfully Fix Bad Credit Once And For All

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Many of us are not happy with the state of our credit. There are companies who claim they can repair bad credit. Are they real or are they a scam?

How To Use a Credit Card Like A Responsible Adult

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Used properly, a credit card can have all sorts of benefits. Used improperly, it can drag you into bankruptcy.  We’ll teach you how to use a credit card.

How To Build Credit With And Without A Credit Card

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Having a good credit score is Personal Finance 101. Everyone knows you need one. But how do you go about it? If you want to know how to build credit with and without a credit card, we have you covered.

The Wisdom and Pitfalls of 0% Percent APR Financing


0% APR offers can be a great thing. But if you don’t understand how they work, it can cost you big time. Find out how to play the 0% APR game to win.

Credit vs. Debit vs. Cash: The Ultimate Showdown


Every time we make a purchase, we have to decide between using a credit card, a debit card, or cash. They all have their pros and cons. Will there be a clear winner? Credit vs. debit vs. cash: the ultimate showdown.

Lessons I Learned From Being Broke

Lessons I Learned From Being Broke

There is no doubt about it, being broke sucks. But that isn’t to say you can’t learn valuable lessons from being broke. These are the most important lessons I learned from being broke. 

What the F**k is Bankruptcy with Steve Rhode


We get a lot of questions about bankruptcy at LMM but it’s a complicated subject so we brought expert Steve Rhode to help explain the fine details.

Join the 800 Club: Achieving the Highest Credit Score

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A credit score is a 3-digit number that ranges from 300-850. It’s used by financial companies to decide how likely you will pay back money they lent you.

Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

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Data breaches have been in the news recently and the headlines are scary. Today Farnoosh Torabi joins us to discuss protecting yourself from credit card fraud and identity theft.

Can Bad Credit Actually Keep You From Getting A Job?

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Another reason to mind is your credit reports is the impact they can have on your job searches. In some cases you can be denied a job based on a poor score.

The Importance of Good Credit and How to Take Advantage

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For the month of January, Listen Money Matters is getting back to the basics with a month focused on the debt and the importance of […]

Improve Your Credit Score in 3 Steps

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If you want to improve your credit score, all you have to do is follow these three easy steps, let time do its thing, and you’ll succeed.

How to Find The Perfect Credit Card

How to Find The Perfect Credit Card

There are a million credit cards out there and some are better than others. We’ll help you find the one that will best meet your needs.

Escaping $109,000 of Credit Card Debt with Travis Pizel

Escaping $109,000 of Credit Card Debt with Travis Pizel

Travis Pizel tells us how he and his wife accumulated $109,000 of credit card debt and how they paid off the debt and strengthened their relationship.

Inside Final Card with Matt Rothstein

Inside Final Card with Matt Rothstein

Matt Rothstein of Get Final will discuss a new kind of credit card for the 21st Century designed to be a consumer ally rather than a consumer predator.

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