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Your Credit Sore...Errr, Score!


GenY_Free_Credit_ScoreYour credit score rules your life in many ways. It can impact your job and possibly even your chance of being promoted. It determines what you pay in interest on virtually every purchase you finance. It may even determine what you pay for deposits (apartment, escrow, etc.) and insurance.

Monitoring credit scores on a regular basis is a very smart thing for every consumer to do.

Has got a bargain fro you! I am 99.9% sure that you have heard of Am I right? You've probably seen or heard the company's catchy commercials.

The commercials are great. But unfortunately isn't truly "free". In my opinion (and in the opinion of many other consumer advocates), this company's commercials are actually misleading.

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By Will from Holland

There are millions of scams out there. They arrive by many avenues...the web, mail, phone, text messages and even in person. They rip you off, steal your money, hurt your credit and cause major irritation. And they are aimed at all of us...any age.

I subscribe to a service called Scambusters®, which keeps me up on the "latest and greatest" in scam-land. You should know about this site. Just check out some of the scams they are reporting.

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Heat Wave! Time to Lower Your Temperature & Your Utility Bills


GenY_HeatWaveBy Will from Holland

I've spent the summer in Holland visiting with friends and family; it's been a rainy and dreary season. Due to the weather I'm experiencing, the articles I've read in my Dutch newspaper concerning the American weather seem kind of distant and unreal...

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Stressed? Manage Your Time!


By Will from Holland

gen_y-manage-timeWhether you're in school studying or already working a job, you need to get things done, right? And there's always too little time...

Do you know the feeling of stress? I'm running out of time to study for that test! How will I get all these things on my "to do" list done? I'm leaving tomorrow!

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Hacked Email Accounts!


By Will from Holland

FP_GenY__HackedEmailLast week I received an email from my sister.  This happens a lot.  I live abroad and my sister lives in Holland.  Email is our main means of communication.  She sends me picture and updates on life all the time.

But this time the email was different; she only sent me a link.  Clicking on it sent me to a blank page... Random! Why did you send me this, sis?

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Where's the Closest ATM?


Gen_Y-closest_ATMFoolProof is supported by credit unions, so you should hold what I'm about to say at the highest critical level your brain can deliver today.  Do that, and I think you'll agree what I say here is the truth. 

Where you bank right now isn't something you think about much, right?  Checking your balance online, finding an ATM and hoping you have some bucks in your account is about the limit of your banking thoughts.

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