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Back-to-school season is traditionally marked by a run on discounted pencils, overcrowded malls and lots of nail-biting nerves about new teachers. But this year, the back-to-school season is entirely different. Forget the crowds and a race to find the hottest-selling backpack. This year, it’s all about the trendiest face masks and getting ready forcontinue
The COVID-19 Global pandemic caused an initial panic leaving store shelves empty of face …continue
As the coronavirus continues spreading across the country in waves and peaks, every state …continue
Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve …continue
Q: I’ve saved a down payment, narrowed my choices of neighborhoods and drawn up a wish list of what I’m looking for in a home, but I’m getting cold feet. How do I know if I’m really ready to buy a house? A: It’s perfectly normal to feel hesitant about going through with what maycontinue
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2020, recognizes the risks of elder abuse …continue
Four million Americans are receiving their Economic Impact Payment in the form of a …continue
Tens of millions of Americans have found themselves out of work as the economy …continue
Stop and take a look around your house. Are you delighted with everything in …continue
Q: I’ve started wearing a face mask every time I go out, per CDC …continue
Your credit score is made up of three numbers, serving as an indicator of …continue
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of people are making their own face masks. You can find instructions on the CDC website, as well as instructions for making your own if you can’t sew!continue
After days of negotiations and last-minute changes, the Senate and the White House have …continue
Scammers are notorious for capitalizing on fear, and the coronavirus outbreak is no exception. Showing an appalling lack of the most basic morals, scammers have set up fake websites, bogus funding collections and more in an effort to trick the fearful andcontinue
Is the #coronavirus a killer bug like in “The Stand,” or is it just a bad cold? The answer lies somewhere in the middle. It appears to be a bit more contagious than the flu, with a slightlycontinue
With college hoops March Madness coming up, let’s take a moment to review some surprising financial lessons we can learn from the iconic sport and its players. Lesson 1: Passion breeds success As any wannabe professional athlete can tell youcontinue
Where do young parents go to learn about getting rid of debt and building …continue
Ready to get out of the basement and buy your own place? It’s a big step, but we can help you avoid the biggest pitfalls and keep from digging yourself into a hole.continue
Over the last century or so, society has made tremendous strides toward gender equality …continue
Every December, I draw up a list of New Year’s resolutions that look depressingly similar to the ones I wrote last year. How can I make things different this year?continue
If you’re in the market for a new home, you’ll likely need to take out a home loan or mortgage. Let’s take a closer look at this product and its application process. What is a home loan? A home loan, or a mortgage, enables you to buy a home without having to pull all the cash directly fromcontinue
Whether you’re an Amazon Prime member who orders everything from shampoo to your winter wardrobe online, or you like browsing from the comfort of your couch but you still prefer the mall, you owe it to yourself to make your online shopping experience as pleasant as possible.continue
‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until you go broke. But you …continue
Here at Acclaim FCU, we hate to see your money go to waste, so we’ve put together a list of misleading advertising schemes you may come across when hunting for deals this Black Friday.continue
There are wonderful treasures to be found on Craigslist, and if you have stuff you don’t need, you can make good money selling it there. Unfortunately, though, Craigslist is riddled with scammers. Keep your money safecontinue
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