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2014

FICO Score 9: Fair Isaac Changing Credit Score Algorithm Again

by Luke Landes

FICO Score 9 is an improvement over FICO 08, and may be more consumer friendly and fair. But will it have any overall effect for consumers?

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Beware the Inspirational Story or Your Wallet Will Suffer

by Luke Landes

Storytelling is powerful, and is the smart marketer’s tool for separating consumers with their money. Watch out for inspirational stories.

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How Depression Threatens Financial Well-Being

by Luke Landes

Depression prevents people from making what other would consider “logical” financial decisions.

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15 Actions Families Are Taking Today to Make College More Affordable

by Luke Landes
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Sallie Mae’s recent report explains the results of the latest survey on how American families pay for college.

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Naked With Cash: Betsey S, June 2014

by Luke Landes

Betsey offers her mid-year financial update for Naked With Cash.

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Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, June 2014

by Luke Landes

Laura and Leon present their latest financial update for Naked With Cash.

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Naked With Cash: Brian, June 2014

by Luke Landes

Brian shares his mid-year financial update for his latest Naked With Cash report.

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Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, June 2014

by Luke Landes

Jake and Allie share their mid-year financial update for Naked With Cash.

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How Does a Company Care About Its Employees?

by Luke Landes

I’m in the middle, well probably the beginning, of a long-term organization project. I’ve accumulated a lot of stuff over the years, particularly since moving into a larger apartment seven years ago. If I want to live a more mobile life, I need to downsize somewhat. In this process, I came across a plaque I […]

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Does Getting Married Increase Wealth and Income?

by Luke Landes

The Urban Institute has issued a report stating the Millennial generation will have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 than any previous generation. The report contemplates a variety of reasons for this shift, including a reduced role of marriage in a family household and the effects of the latest recession. But what does […]

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