7 Credit Mistakes College Grads Should Avoid

Students graduating from college have a lot coming at them: Looking for a job, finding a new place to live — and finding a way to pay back student loans. One thing many should be adding to the list: Establishing good credit

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Are Millennials Ditching Banks and Credit Cards?

Millennials may be turning their backs on traditional financial services in favor of products that many experts consider risky — such as fee-heavy prepaid cards and payday loans

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Credit Cards 101 for College-Bound Students

This mom is about to send her son off to college. Yet she's hoping to give him a crash course in credit cards before he leaves. Columnist Eva Norlyk Smith helps her develop a lesson plan

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Should You Get Your Child a Prepaid Card?

Loading your kids' spending money on a prepaid card can be a great way to keep an eye on their spending — and to help them develop good habits when it comes to using plastic

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Parents: ‘We’ll Pay for School, Not Card Debt’

Many parents are willing to help their children out financially, a recent survey has found. But there are limits. When it comes to helping their kids out of credit card debt, the message from parents seems to be, “You're on your own.”

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