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    Dealing with Credit Card Debt

    Dealing with Credit Card Debt
    When Colette was a sophomore at Oberlin College, she received her first credit card. "I was very excited," she says. "Unlike a lot of my friends, I wasn’t being supported by my parents. I also had a job, so I figured I was entitled to use my credit." Colette did use her credit card – a lot. She bought spring break ...
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    Credit Card Selection Savvy - What to Know

    Credit Card Selection Savvy - What to Know
    Looking for a credit card? If so, you'll need to shop around. Do some research to compare costs, features and drawbacks before settling on a single card. Annual fee: Some cards charge an annual fee - anywhere between $15 and $50 - while others may not. Many card issuers will waive the annual fee in the first year, then charge you ...
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    Student Debt Guide: Banking and ATM's

    Student Debt Guide: Banking and ATM's
    What should you look for from a bank when opening a student bank account? [gate] The essential factors are convenience, fees and the ways you can access your money, according to financial expert Mark Kantrowitz. Take it from the expert - here are Kantro's top banking and ATM guidelines tips to follow: Convenience. Look for a bank with ATM locations on ...
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    Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

    Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
    By now, you’ve heard from your elders that credit cards can really get you into trouble. And you can shrug off this advice and say you’ve heard it all before, but we’re talking about a different kind of trouble than thousands and thousands of dollars in debt. Let’s face it: as a college student, you can sometimes be…forgetful. Whether you abandon ...
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