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Stacey Bumpus

Stacey Bumpus, Contributor

Stacey Bumpus holds both her Bachelor and Masters degrees in Communications. After spending years in corporate communications, she discovered freelancing was really her cup of tea and fell in love with finding and writing about the latest financial news. Now, providing news and tips about banking, mortgages, taxes (and even logging her own efforts to save for retirement), she’s not only fulfilling her lifelong passion, but also helping others manage their finances responsibly.

Articles by Stacey Bumpus

Why Your Kid Needs a Checking Account

A youth checking account could teach your kids how to tangibly manage money.

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How Dan Marino, Vince Young and Other Broke NFL Players Lost Their Fortunes

A fortune doesn't guarantee a sound financial future. It takes smart money management, too.

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What to Do If You’re Denied a Mortgage Loan Refinance

Rejected for a home loan refinance? Your battle might not be over.

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CD Interest Rates Today: Crouse Federal Credit Union at 0.86% APY

Get a competitive APY with a short-term CD through Crouse Federal Credit Union.

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9 Credit Report Myths You Need to Know

Knowledge is the first step to good credit.

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Here’s Your Plan of Attack for This Year’s Savings Goals

Saving money is hard when you don't know why you're doing it.

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How to Keep Your Deadbeat Kids From Putting You in Debt

They may be your kids, but they have to grow up sometime.

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How to Turn Your Worst Christmas Presents Into Cash

Receive a few duds this year? Never fear -- turn them into cash for your savings.

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