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A new nightmare for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

NewsWatch: A new nightmare for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

A big problem looms for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

The next big problem for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Personal Finance Daily: A new nightmare for furloughed workers and why Facebook causes depression

Friday’s top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Hope you aren"t counting on getting a tax refund this winter

Millions of low-income households rely on the Earned Income Tax Credit to help them get through the winter. Too bad most IRS workers are furloughed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2019

Wilbur Ross says furloughed workers should take out a loan. His agency’s own credit union is charging nearly 9 percent

Ross made waves by saying he doesn’t understand why federal workers are visiting food banks during the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

Wilbur Ross says furloughed workers should take out a loan. His agency’s credit union is charging nearly 9%.

The commerce secretary made waves by saying he doesn’t understand why federal workers are visiting food banks during the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

With more free time and high average credit scores, retirees can reap the rewards of travel credit cards more than almost anyone else

Tom Thiercelin/EyeEm/Getty Images Retirees in good financial standing are perfect candidates to open a rewards credit card. They have the free time to travel, and having good credit could a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2019

Some credit cards offer cell phone insurance to cover you for damage — and you could even earn bonus points for paying your phone bill

Oscar Wong / Getty Images Cell phones are getting more expensive as they get more powerful, but it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Lengthy UAW strike at GM to cost $1.5 billion: Credit Suisse

An ongoing workers' strike at General Motors Co could cost the automaker about $1.5 billion, brokerage Credit Suisse said on Friday, throwing the U.S. automaker's cost reduction plans off the track and forcing key suppliers to cut their 2019 outlook......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2019

GM strike collateral damage: 100,000 non-UAW workers hit

“What started as a concentrated event affecting a select group of workers has now ballooned in scope.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2019

Trump faces crucial decision on China as both economies strain

Talks are set to resume in Washington this week, but for millions of workers, the trade war damage is already done......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 7th, 2019

Credit Suisse"s COO stepped down after a bonkers spying saga caused "severe reputational damage"

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich Credit Suisse announced on its website this mornin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2019

7 sneaky ways you could be hurting your credit without realizing it

Westend61/Getty Images Americans rely on credit and credit scores to give lenders an idea of their trustworthiness when they want to open a credit card, get a mortgage, or take out a loan. But for every strategy to increase your credit score and improve .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2019

5 ways to be free of credit card debt by the end of the year

Ian Gavan/Getty Images Credit-card debt can damage your credit score and hinder your ability to build wealth. Credit cards are notorious for high interest rates, which can greatly prolong your debt repayment schedule if you're not proactive......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2019

The percentage of consumers with a perfect 850 credit score is up slightly. Here’s how they achieved perfection.

Consumers with perfect credit scores do have debt, just not a lot of it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 24th, 2019

Thousands more autoworkers furloughed amid UAW strike

Thousands of Canadian auto industry workers have been furloughed with more temporary layoffs coming as negotiations on a new labor contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers drags into its fifth day......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2019

NerdWallet: Relax—here’s 8 things that won’t hurt your credit

Experts put your fears to rest on the things consumers mistakenly think can hurt their credit scores......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

How prepared are you for retirement? There"s a score for that

You've heard of credit scores, but what about retirement scores? A new tool aims to help you understand just how far your current savings and assets will go toward creating financial security in your older years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 16th, 2019

Southern Tier communities get highest scores for ease of commuting; where does your ZIP code rank?

Commuting is a breeze in Dunkirk. Seven of every 10 workers who live in the Chautauqua County city are able to travel from their homes to their jobs in less than 15 minutes, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. No other .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2019