• December 11, 2019

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Holiday Season Jobs For Students

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among America’s estimated 20 million college students, the holidays could include a particular present for you: a great seasonal job.

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Monday 12/09/2019
Top Five Collision Types in Military States [Infographic]
Updated: December 11, 2019 - 2:48 am

(BPT) - Read on for the top five collision types in 10 states with high military presence, and five safe driving tips to help you avoid these costly accidents.

7 Tips for Using Credit Cards Safely
Posted: December 09, 2019

(StatePoint) Credit cards are a useful tool for managing personal finances and building credit, but they also expose you to a number of risks -- including identity theft and credit card fraud. Thankfully, experts say there are many simple, proactive steps you can take to help protect yourself when using a credit card. Here are seven tips for guarding your credit.

Thursday 12/05/2019
Transitioning To Work As A Young Adult With Disabilities
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:39 am

(NAPSI)—As young adults prepare to leave school and enter the workforce, Social Security’s Ticket to Work program can help make that a successful transition.

Wednesday 12/04/2019
5 simple ways to teach kids financial literacy
Updated: December 11, 2019 - 2:48 am

(BPT) - Understanding finances and making smart money decisions is something many people struggle with. In fact, when asked to grade their own financial literacy most people give themselves a “C” or lower, according to new data from Prudential.

Monday 12/02/2019
8 credit score myths debunked
Updated: December 11, 2019 - 2:48 am

(BPT) - Although they’re widely used and an important part of our lives, most people find credit scores confusing. Often, consumers have a lack of accurate information about how and why credit reports and scores are used by lenders. Credit reports and scores allow banks and creditors to determine their risk in lending money to you, whether for a mortgage, car or other loan. Your credit history shows how likely you are to handle your debt responsibly — and pay it back in a timely manner.

Tips for the Best Financial You in the New Year
Posted: December 02, 2019

(StatePoint) At the same time that Americans are feeling the financial pinch of the holidays, they’re gearing up for 2020, with their top two goals being to save more and increase their credit scores, according to a national consumer survey by Experian.

Wednesday 11/27/2019
Pointers On Protecting Your Packages And Property
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 2:59 am

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, the Postal Service™ looks forward to delivering a great deal of holiday cheer, along with more than 15 billion mail pieces. The United States Postal Inspection Service®, the federal law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, is working to keep your important shipments safe and prevent mail and parcel theft.

Four Personalized Gift Ideas for Some of the Hardest People on Your Shopping List
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 2:59 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like many people, you’re sometimes stumped by what to give certain special folks on your list: your grandma, your mother-in-law or a cousin you rarely see.

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