Jeanine Skowronski

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Jeanine Skowronski is the former Executive Editor of Her work has been featured by The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, TheStreet, Newsweek, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, MSN, Fox Business, Forbes, CNBC and various other online publications. Follow her at @JeanineSko

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Are Debit Cards and ATM Cards the Same Thing?
Many people use the terms ATM card and debit card interchangeably... read more

March 22, 2023

Credit Card Alternatives

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Can an Undocumented Immigrant Get a Mortgage?
Quick answer: Yes, it’s possible for undocumented immigrant... read more

March 20, 2023


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Why Did My Credit Score Drop 10 Points? 5 Reasons Why You Might See a Dip
Let’s say that you check your credit score every month. And bec... read more

March 22, 2022

Credit 101

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Can Debt Collectors Call on Holidays?
When you’re in debt, getting calls from debt collectors is ... read more

November 22, 2021

Managing Debt

Believe it or not, there are a few things you can do to quickly boost your credit.
7 Simple Hacks for Building Better Credit
Sure, credit-scoring models are complicated (all that algorithm-i... read more

July 8, 2021

Credit 101

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A Guide to Getting a Loan After Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy deals a major blow to your credit and hurts your abili... read more

April 8, 2020

Personal Loans