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CFPB hits at credit bureaus over misleading scores

Jan. 5, 2017—We’ve been aware that credit scores that you might find online aren’t necessarily the same as the ones that lenders use to gauge your creditworthiness when you apply for a loan. Now, two of the three primary credit bureaus are on the hook for saying that they were.

DeVry to pay students, forgive debt

Dec. 15, 2016—DeVry University settled charges that it misled prospective students about their potential employment and income levels to the tune of $100 million.

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Shipping-cost hikes

In September 2016, UPS announced a general rate increase of 4.9 percent for its rates on ground, air, freight and international services.

Success & the ‘side hustle’

Nely Galan learned early on that the secret to financial success was what she calls “the side hustle,” which is simply a way to make money that’s outside of your main job.

Confusion over Social Security

When to begin claiming Social Security benefits is one of the most important decisions that you’ll face when it comes to retirement planning.

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