The Financial Emergency Checklist You Need

Your Financial Emergency Plan Checklist

Do you remember running through emergency drills with your classmates? You probably still remember where to go and what to do in case of a fire or earthquake. You should also have a plan of action for your finances in case of an emergency. Preparing for the worst-case scenario can [...]
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Take me back

The Places in Every Country That People Miss the Most

Instagram isn’t just about sharing the moment. It’s also about nostalgia for the recent past. And among the hashtags for #ThrowbackThursday and #FlashbackFriday, you’ll find a very specific trend: the cry to #TakeMeBack! The #TakeMeBack hashtag is a bittersweet celebration of past vacations. Whether you’re bored at work, trapped in […]

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5 Reasons to Use SpringFour for Emergency Assistance

How to Find Emergency Financial Assistance in Your Area

Sometimes, budgeting and saving just aren’t enough to cover your expenses or put food on the table. Financial instability and stress can take a serious toll on your overall health, but we’re here for you when you’re in need of assistance. We’ve partnered with SpringFour to bring you relevant and […]

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6 Things You Can Do Now to Feel More Financially Secure

How to Feel More Financially Secure Today

Financial pressure is one of the most common reasons why Americans are so stressed out.1 The pandemic has only made this financial stress more dire with 30 million unemployed workers among a shaky economy. For many of us, the root cause of our financial stress is not feeling secure. Without […]

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How to Avoid Phishing Email Scams

How to Spot and Avoid Email Phishing

Fraudsters often take advantage of our negative emotions, like fear and confusion, in hopes of misleading us, stealing our information or our money. Since the pandemic, cybercriminals have used the increased stress and anxiety in hopes of duping unsuspecting victims. As a result, phishing, smishing and vishing attacks are on […]

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3 Ways Debt Repayment Affects Your Credit Score

What Happens to Your Credit When You Repay Debt?

Credit scores are three-digit numbers that are calculated based on information from your personal credit usage. This includes your payment history, the total amount that you owe, the age of your oldest account, new credit and type(s) of credit in your name. It’s important to note that not all factors […]

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