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How Long Does Old Debt Stay on Your Credit Report?

BLOG | CREDIT

3 min read | July 11, 2024

Ever wonder how long a debt stays on your credit report? This article provides the timeframe a debt stays on your credit report for different types of debts that people commonly carry.

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Three Tips for Reducing Financial Stress

BLOG | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

3 min read | July 9, 2024

Money management can be stressful for many people, but creating intentional habits can make finances fun. Read on to learn three tips to make finances less stressful.

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Summer Volunteering: Gaining Experience Outside the Classroom

BLOG | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

2 min read | July 4, 2024

Discover the full impact of summer volunteering for a fulfilling and cost-effective break. Find the right opportunity, manage your budget, and use the experience to build skills and networks.

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Managing Your Studies as an International Student

BLOG | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2 min read | July 2, 2024

Studying in another country is a great way to experience another culture and lifestyle, but unique stressors come with the excitement of being an international student. Read more for tips to help.

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College Students and Scams: Protecting Yourself in a Digital World

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2 min read | June 27, 2024

College students are busy navigating the complexities of their newfound independence, academics and social life. Unfortunately, this may make you an easy target for scammers. Explore common scams and how to prevent them.

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Refinancing Your Mortgage

BLOG | BUDGETING

3 min read | June 25, 2024

If you are a homeowner, you may have thought about refinancing your mortgage. It’s important to consider why you want to refinance and how it will impact you financially. Learn more about what options are available in our new article.

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Keeping Your Space Tidy in College

BLOG | COLLEGE

2 min read | June 20, 2024

College presents unique challenges for keeping your living space tidy which can impact other areas of your life such as mental health or finances. Being independent comes with a lot of challenges — and learning when and how to clean being one of them.

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Summer in the United States as an International Student

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3 min read | June 18, 2024

If you’re an international student staying in the U.S. over the summer, you may be looking for ways to spend your time. Read our latest article to gather ideas to make the most of your time this summer.

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First-Time Home Buyer: Mortgage Terminology 101

BLOG | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

3 min read | June 13, 2024

Purchasing your first home can seem intimidating, and you may hear a loan officer use words you’re not familiar with, which can lower your confidence. Read more to set yourself up for a successful journey to owning your first home.

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ATM Safety Check: Are You Protecting Your PIN?

BLOG | FRAUD

2 min read | June 11, 2024

Stay safe at the ATM with our key tips. Learn the importance of ATM location, shielding your PIN, checking for skimmers and regularly reviewing bank statements. Keep your finances secure!

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Igniting Innovation Meet Changed

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11 min | June 6, 2024

Sit down with Dan Stelmach, co-founder of Changed. Changed is helping people transform the way they think about debt repayment. Tune in to see how Changed can help your journey to financial wellness and check out their website https://www.gochanged.com.

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Importance of a Business Plan

PODCAST | CAREER

13 min | June 6, 2024

Matt Gillet, owner of Saddleback BBQ and Slice by Saddleback, discusses the vital role of a business plan when building your business from the ground up! He also shares the story of how an idea grew into four restaurants, two brands, and some great BBQ!

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Passion to Prosperity

PODCAST | CAREER

17 min | June 6, 2024

Marcus Leslie founder of Mr. Leslie’s Cheesecakes shares how cheesecake changed his life. Taking a passionate hobby to his full-time career and well on his way to having his cheesecake enjoyed all over the state of Michigan and beyond.

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Igniting Innovation Meet Pocketnest

PODCAST | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

11 min | June 6, 2024

Sit down with Jessica Willis, founder and CEO of Pocketnest. The platform gets to know their users, finds out what motivates them, and helps them to complete those important financial tasks. Tune in now to see how you could level up your financial wellness

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Igniting Innovation Meet Greenpath

PODCAST | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

11 min | June 6, 2024

Sit down with Andy Manthei to talk about GreenPath’s new Virtual Financial Coach Lea. Lea was designed to help tailor personalized financial education based on what users want to know, need help with, or are interested in through text-based conversations.

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Igniting Innovation: Meet Nickels

PODCAST | CREDIT

15 min | June 6, 2024

Podcast host, Jessica, interviews the creator of Nickels. Nickels has created a product called Credit Card Coach geared towards helping individuals take charge of their credit card debt and find financial freedom! For more information check out Nickels.us

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A Brief History of Investing

BLOG | INVESTING

2 min read | June 6, 2024

Understanding the history and how far investing has come may help alleviate some fear of this form of wealth generation. Read this article to learn more about the evolution of investing. 

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Five Accounts Every Student-Athlete Should Consider

BLOG | STUDENT ATHLETES

2 min read | June 4, 2024

It’s crucial for student-athletes to establish healthy financial habits. One aspect of this is ensuring you have the proper financial accounts set up. Read on to learn more about the types of accounts student-athletes should consider.

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Summer Internship Strategy

BLOG | CAREER

2 min read | May 28, 2024

Securing a summer internship requires a lot of time and effort. Dedicate your time to employment opportunities that suit all your needs and learn about the different factors to consider before accepting an offer.

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Navigating Personal Borrowing: Balancing Finances & Relationships

BLOG | BUDGETING

3 min read | May 28, 2024

Personal borrowing from friends and family can be helpful but carries risks. Learn about the impact on relationships, the importance of clear communication, and how to maintain trust.

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Working from Home vs. Working in Office

BLOG | CAREER

3 min read | May 21, 2024

Corporations are allowing some employees the option to either work from home or continue to work in the office. Which one is right for you?

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Letting Go of Financial Fears

BLOG | LIFESTYLE & TRAVEL

2 min read | May 16, 2024

Constantly feeling anxious about your money may yield positive results in your savings account, but is that really improving your relationship with money? Tackling your financial fears is a significant achievement in your personal finance journey.

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Credit: Debunking 5 Myths

BLOG | CREDIT

3 min read | May 14, 2024

Feeling intimidated by starting to build credit? We review a few common myths that have endured for generations and offer ways you can move forward to start building credit with confidence.

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Retirement Plans: 401(k) vs. 403(b)

BLOG | INVESTING

3 min read | May 9, 2024

Understanding retirement plans can come with a huge learning curve. Read on to learn more about two retirement savings options, the 401(k) and the 403(b), and take the guesswork out of interpreting your retirement benefits.

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