Finance

5 On Your Side: Costly Credit Mistakes

By Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer / 5 reporter On Your Side For too many North Carolinians, finances got very tight when the pandemic struck. More than ever, it is important for families to protect their credit scores, which will continue to have a lasting impact on their lives for …

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Should you know your partner’s credit rating?

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Money is often cited as one of the biggest sources of conflict for couples, which is why …

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Tips for saving with discounts for teenage drivers

Teaching a teenage driver how to drive is enough to test your patience, but knowing how to save money on teen auto insurance can be just as difficult. Fortunately, there are ways to take advantage of auto insurance discounts for teenage drivers, provided you are prepared to do a little …

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Bad Credit Affects Much More Than Credit

Gallery: 10 Ways A Bad Credit Score Can Be Bad For You 11 images Okay, so maybe you pay everything in cash, use a debit card, and don’t even have a credit card. You laugh at your bad credit rating. But a person’s creditworthiness, as reflected in a FICO score …

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Does age and income affect my credit score?

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. When checking your credit card or loan application, most lenders will assess your creditworthiness, or your likelihood …

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