November 16th, 2009
Monday Jumpstart to Credit Report & Personal Finance News
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SmartMoney suggests a surprisingly delicious indicator of global economic recovery: McDonald restaurants. The fast food chain reports that an increase in overseas store sales–from up-scale districts of Paris to emerging economies in developing countries–indicates global expansion is a sign of an improving global economy. While you can be the judge on whether or not orders of burgers with fries is the new barometer for global economic health, your credit score is still the status quo on gauging your own financial health. Check out tips on credit reports and personal finance news to keep your credit score from getting swallowed by recession.
Personal Finance News
- MSNBC explores 4 life-changing events that impact your finances.
- Best online bank: savings and checking accounts, brought to you by Money Blue Book.
- Frugal Dad suggests you consider a few things before you relocate to end unemployment.
- Kiplinger helps you avoid an empty piggybank this season with 10 ways to fatten your wallet on Black Friday.
- Travel hacking for noobs from Man vs Debt.
- Can you believe it? Mainstreet claims that retail therapy is cheaper than ever.
Credit Report & Credit Score News
- Cash Money Life points out the difference between credit score and credit report.
- Avoid the top credit card mistakes that hurt credit scores says WBZ.
- ABCNews gives you the credit score don’ts to keep your score from dropping.
- Confused about credit? The Clarion Online gives a good, simple overview of how to navigate the credit matrix.
- How to get credit cards with a 550 credit score– advice from Moneyblogger.