Is Water Really Better Than Soda?

Soda vs Water

Is Water Really Better Than Soda? Let Us Count the Ways … Sure, you know you water is better for you than a soft drink. But have you ever considered the true costs – both moneywise and healthwise – of…

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Kids & Finance: 3 Activities to Reinforce Smart Financial Choices

Activities to Reinforce Smart Financial Choices

Kids learn financial behavior at a very early age. In fact, by age seven, most children have cemented their money habits for the rest of their lives – or so says the report, “Habit Formation and Learning in Young Children”…

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Why Payday Loans Make Perfect Sense for the People Who Use Them

Why Payday Loans Make Perfect Sense for the People Who Use Them

Celebrities Aghast When They Learn Short-Term Credit Comes With A Cost In the past few months, a couple of entertainers and late-night television personalities have expressed their opinions about the payday loan controversy. They didn’t offer any new arguments to…

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What is Check ‘n Go Success Builders?

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What is Success Builders? Check ‘n Go and its parent company, Axcess Financial, enjoy giving back to the communities in which they do business. From sprucing up a free clinic in Salt Lake City to collecting coats for the underprivileged…

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Check ‘n Go Success Builders: Tips on Building a Strong Resume

Resume Tips

Resume Help Fans of the TV series Friends will no doubt recall Rachel Green feverishly sending out resumes to potential employers after quitting her job at the Central Perk coffeehouse. “I’m sure they’ll be impressed with your ‘compuper’ skills,” says…

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Check ‘n Go Success Builders: Interview Tips to Help Get You a Job Offer

Interview Tips

Interview Tips to Help Get You a Job Offer You filled out the application, uploaded your resume and cover letter, and worked your way through the all of the screening tests. Then you’re invited to an interview. Are you ready?…

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South Dakota Borrowers Facing Misguided Payday Loan Initiative

South Dakota Borrowers Facing Misguided Payday Loan Initiative

Another Attempt To Ban Payday Loans In South Dakota Despite the existence of numerous independent research studies whose results suggest that restrictions on payday lending is not good for consumers who are in need of short-term financial assistance, activists in…

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Ex-Chief of FDIC: Payday Loans are Good for Millions of People

Ex-FDIC Chairman

A Banking Insider Who Has Consumers’ Best Interests At Heart William Isaac knows the banking industry inside and out. As one-time chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the government agency that guarantees the safety of bank deposits, he…

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Whose payday loan works better?

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Michigan Credit Unions Fight Payday Loans As we’ve reported before, Credit unions in Michigan have started a lobbying campaign to oppose a state bill that would give payday lenders the freedom to charge an extra monthly service charge of 9.75…

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