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Carrying Cash Considered Passé

A recent study by the Federal Reserve found the higher a person’s income, the less likely they are to use cash. And when people do, it’s usually for something less than $10 such as food.

09/10/2014

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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.

09/04/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Health Clinic Accepting Bitcoin For Payment

No cash? No credit cards? No problem. At a North Texas medical clinic, you can now pay your bill using ones and zeroes. It’s the first clinic in Texas to accept Bitcoins.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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Banks Still Making Changes After Target Credit Breach

In the final Christmas rush, some North Texans are worried about another problem — identity theft. Over the weekend Chase Bank took an aggressive approach and instituting spending limits. Monday, the bank made another change.

CBSDFW.COM–12/23/2013

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I-Team: Customers Accuse Credit Alliance Group Of Stealing Thousands

Chris Green says he tired of listening to the phone ring and ring. He’s been trying to reach someone at Credit Alliance Group of Dallas for months.

04/04/2013

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Efforts To Get Out Of Debt Leave Some North Texans Deeper In The Red

D’Andrea Horne of Fort Worth and George Spray of Grand Prairie, while never meeting, share a common problem so prevalent during these economically hard times.

08/13/2012

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Credit Counseling Service Prepares For Avalanche Of Calls On King Jr. Holiday

While the Martin Luther King Jr., holiday means a day off for many workers, staffers at the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas prepared for an avalanche of calls on the King holiday.

01/16/2012

New Rules For Debt Relief Firms

The new rules force debt relief firms to be more honest. Geri Detweiler with the debt education website, Credit.com, explains how these companies now have to disclose information to you before you hire them.

09/27/2010

GM To Buy Irving Based AmeriCredit Corp.

General Motors Co. says it will acquire the Irving based auto financing company AmeriCredit Corp. so it can increase leasing and make more loans to buyers with low credit scores.

07/22/2010