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What is Creditworthiness?

Creditworthiness is a measure of a person’s likelihood and ability to repay their debts. It is one of many measures a lender can use to determine if you will be approved for a new credit card, loan, or line of credit.  Creditors consider several factors to figure out how big of a risk they would be taking by lending you money. The creditworthiness standards and definition may vary slightly between lenders. Some consider your income, how much you owe (liabilities),

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Avant COVID-19 Readiness Plan

This page has been updated to reflect our most recent policies for how we are supporting customers through COVID-19. We will continue to make updates to this page as appropriate. We’re actively monitoring the news about the coronavirus COVID-19, and

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How to Pay Off Your Debt Faster

Key Takeaways If your debt is weighing you down, it’s time to break free of it. While you can’t just make it disappear, you can use strategies like debt consolidation and a targeted repayment approach to ease the load, helping

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Protect Yourself from These COVID-19 Scams

Hard times bring out the best in us, or at least that’s what we like to remember when we’re struggling with the bewildering changes that COVID-19 has brought to the world. Unfortunately, hard times can bring out the worst in

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Accessing Money From Your 401K During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For individuals affected by the coronavirus, the CARES Act provides favorable tax treatment for coronavirus-related withdrawals up to $100,000 from an eligible retirement account. So if you’ve lost hours from temporary business closures, took time off to care for family

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Financial Tips for Those Affected by Coronavirus

A Quick Financial Resource Guide for Americans Affected by COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic is officially disrupting America’s paychecks, and it might for quite some time in the future. We compiled some resources to help you get through these uncertain times.

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Avant COVID-19 Readiness Plan

This page has been updated to reflect our most recent policies for how we are supporting customers through COVID-19. We will continue to make updates to this page as appropriate. We’re actively monitoring the news about the coronavirus COVID-19, and

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Prepare for the Unexpected with an Emergency Fund

If you’ve found yourself with a little extra money in your budget this month, how are you going to spend it? Or, better yet, how are you going to save it?  Having a dedicated fund for emergencies helps you cope

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8 Ways to Make Money While Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself navigating a stretch of unemployment, you know it’s not an easy place to be. And if you have any debt or loan payments to worry about, the realities of losing a regular paycheck can be especially

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Achieve Financial Stability With A Budget

Wondering where all of your money goes each month? If you’re one of the nearly 30% of Americans who live without a monthly budget, then you’re not alone. If you feel like you’re living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to

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Starting Your Loan Down the Right Path

Managing your loan doesn’t have to be a hassle. At the start of your loan, there are a few simple steps you can take that will help set you up for a successful repayment. Here are some strategies to help

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What Does APR Mean When Buying a Home?

If you’re planning to buy a home or already have a mortgage, you need to understand what APR means in this context.  In essence, the APR for a mortgage includes all costs you pay (including origination fees, interest, etc.) so

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