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America Saves Week 2022: Building Financial Resilience Posted on Feb 21

America Saves Week 2022: Building Financial Resilience

The past two years have been challenging both in Massachusetts and across the globe, and many of these challenges have impacted consumer finances.  In fact, a Bankrate.com survey recently reported that only 40% of Americans have enough savings for a $1,000 unanticipated expense.  To help   …Continue Reading America Saves Week 2022: Building Financial Resilience

UltraFICO: The Ultimate in Credit Scores? Posted on Nov 15

UltraFICO: The Ultimate in Credit Scores?

     Your credit score has long been determined by a standard measurement known as FICO. Your score is determined using the information in your credit report, such as your payment history and how much debt you owe, and creditors and lenders, along with insurance   …Continue Reading UltraFICO: The Ultimate in Credit Scores?