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1 Financial Literacy 101 Credit Scores
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.04
9/19/2019 In the author's opinion, financial literacy and money management are keys for a successful future. One aspect of this is your credit score and credit history, which Weber explains.
2 Keeping your credit in check
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.1
4/29/2011 The end of the school year also marks the end of Financial Literacy Month. Students are reminded that what they do with their finances now will follow them for a lifetime. Be aware of your credit score.
3 Credit card debt: easy to get, hard to get rid of
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 Truths and myths about credit cards; readers warned of the dangers of credit card debt.
4 Financial Aid Office offers Live Like a Student courses
Martin--James Michael (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.4
9/17/2010 Free classes offered on personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, and identity protection. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded at the end of the semester to students enrolled.
5 Students become victims of credit card fraud
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.1
4/16/2010 Police are investigating use of student credit cards in other states. The students had used their cards at the Pita Pit during January and February.
6 Credit CARD Act raises debate
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.6
3/9/2010 Credit cards can no longer be issued to persons under 21 without a co-signer. Free prizes or goods cannot be offered with a credit card application. The act is intended to protect college students from piling up credit card debt.
7 U-bill, u-pay
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:16, p.6
10/23/2009 Believes that students should be careful about accumulating too much debt.
8 March is Fraud Protection Month
Northern Iowan 104:42, p.2
3/11/2008 Tips for protecting yourself against criminals trying to get money. Facebook and MySpace can be a goldmine for identity thieves. Do not post personal information.
9 Credit card debt adds up to big trouble
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.1
10/23/2007 Dangers of credit card debt for college students explained; size of debt has been increasing; credit card counseling service is available at the Wesley Foundation; photo.
10 Some college lessons not part of the plan
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.7
4/27/2007 Retrospective on lessons learned during the past year of college.
11 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/5/2007 "Credit and Identity Theft" will be presented Tuesday, February 6.
12 Good credit solves a lot of problems
Carton--Rebecca R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:32, p.1
1/26/2007 Credit scores important.
13 Identity theft threatens college students
Kean--Kelli G. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.7
9/1/2006 Michelle Boykins warns college students of identity theft. Students urged not to give personal information on the Internet and to check their credit reports regularly; photo.
14 Managing credit cards involves budgeting
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.11
2/17/2006 Credit cards can be helpful, but students should be aware of interest rates and managing debt; photo.
15 Government changes rules as more Americans find themselves in debt
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/7/2005 Federal government has raised the minimum percentage that must be paid.
16 Financial Literacy Month good time to discuss credit management with children
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/25/2005 Credit education is important, especially because many college students graduate with high debt.
17 In debt? 'The Money Game' may help
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.3
12/10/2004 "The Money Game" debt seminar held on campus.
18 Americans big spenders during holidays
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:27, p.1
12/7/2004 Suggestions for ways to shop for the holidays while being financially responsible; photo.
19 Credit companies profit from students
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:14, p.1
10/15/2004 Takes a look at the problem of credit card abuse among college students; photo.
20 Fiscal irresponsibility causes increase in bankruptcies, says UNI economist
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
10/13/2003 Credit cards believed to be the cause of the increase in bankruptcy filings.
21 Credit Education Week to help all students
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 100:9, p.1
9/30/2003 UNI Financial Aid office, Counseling Center, Department of Residence, Iowa State Extension Office, and John Deere Community Credit Union are sponsoring week of advice for whatever money situation students may be in.
22 UNI to mark national Credit Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/29/2003 Lecture on credit responsibility to be held October 1, in Sabin 102.
23 Ignorance about credit cards contributes to rising bankruptcies
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
9/2/2003 Personal bankruptcies at an all-time high this year; weak understanding of credit card usage believed to be the culprit.
24 Seminar slated to get students out of 'plastic prison'
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:32, p.4
1/31/2003 Department of Residence and UNI Parents Association will sponsor as three part seminar on financial management entitled "Avoid Plastic Prison."
25 Mini cards major problem
Northern Iowan 99:24, p.7
11/22/2002 Discusses the dangers of key chain credit cards.
26 Fiscal irresponsibility causes increase in bankruptcies, says UNI economist
Public Relations News Release 2002:214, p.1
11/20/2002 Lois Lindell believes credit cards play a major role in the increase of bankruptcies.
27 Cost of convenience creates indentured students; credit cards become quick stumbling blocks for college students
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 99:2, p.1
9/6/2002 Students speak on the dangers of credit cards.
28 Student voices
Northern Iowan 99:2, p.17
9/6/2002 Students respond to the question: What are you doing to get out of credit card debt?; photo.
29 College graduates' debt increasing exponentially
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:29, p.1
1/18/2002 Explores student credit card debt and offers suggestions for getting out of debt.
30 Credit education class to be offered through UNI program
Public Relations News Release 2001:195, p.1
11/6/2001 "Clean Up Your Credit" will be presented by the UNI Regional Business Center and the Consumer Credit Counseling Services of N.E. Iowa, on Nov. 27.
31 David Duncan and Bonnie Litwiller
Campus News Network 11:23, p.Insert 1
7/17/2001 Published an article on credit card debt.
32 Don't sink under credit debt
Northern Iowan 97:45, p.7
3/23/2001 Discusses the impact that a new bill dealing with credit card debt would have on college students.
33 College students accumulating credit card debt
Public Relations News Release 2000:307, p.1
3/19/2001 Arthur Cox will offer advice for college students on the use of credit cards.
34 Lawmakers seek to educate about credit
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:4, p.4
9/8/2000 Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller encourages students to think about not obtaining credit cards if they already have substantial student loans to pay off; photo.
35 Establishing solid credit can be painful for college students
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 96:1, p.6
8/27/1999 Comments on importance of using credit cards responsibly.
36 Furby might make up for credit card mess
Northern Iowan 95:52, p.7
4/20/1999 Columnist has suffered because his credit cards were stolen from the mail.
37 Student credit card dangers
Eischen--Megan M. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:2, p.13
9/1/1998 Tips for credit card use.
38 Cut up the plastic!
Northern Iowan 94:40, p.5
2/27/1998 Editorial comments on an Iowa State professor's study on college students and credit cards.
39 The Riot Act
Greene--James (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:40, p.9
2/27/1998 Sign up for a credit card and get a free bag of candy.
40 Safe credit card use, lower bills
Stoffel--Jason P.
Northern Iowan 94:35, p.11
2/10/1998 Students should use credit cards wisely.
41 Credit card addiction hazardous to students
Stoffel--Jason P.
Northern Iowan 94:32, p.10
1/30/1998 Students with credit cards need to manage their cards and resulting debts wisely.
42 Stemming the tide of rising credit card delinquencies
Public Relations News Release 1997:87, p.1
10/23/1997 UNI Assistant Professor of Finance Eileen St. Pierre states consumers need to take responsibility for managing their credit cards wisely.
43 I'll take a burger and fries, and put it on my credit card
Public Relations News Release 1996:471, p.1
7/15/1997 Professor McCormick discusses the next step in credit card use; within the fast food industry.
44 To charge or not to charge
Boyd--Michele L. (Class of 1994)
Northern Edition 2:17, p.17
8/31/1994 Student's experience with credit cards.
45 "Credit card cycle" affects students
Northern Iowan 90:49, p.3
4/5/1994 Students tell how they use their credit cards.
46 Students score low on credit card test
Potter--James Erik (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:12, p.3
10/8/1993 Local bank explains policies.
47 The future of plastic: less credit, more debit.
Public Relations News Release 1991:435, p.1
3/2/1992 Frank Thompson predicts increased popularity of the debit card in the next decade.
48 "Can Citibank accept a salad shooter or a chia pet as my payment?"
Public Relations News Release 1991:336, p.1
1/27/1992 FrankThompson suggests addressing holiday debt problems by paying the creditor charging the most interest first.
49 Is the American dream made of plastic?
Public Relations News Release 1991:262, p.1
12/9/1991 Phil Murray states that if Congress passes a law that puts a cap on credit card interest rates, millions of creditworthy consumers will have their cards cancelled.
50 Plastic plastic everywhere--are we creating a cashless society?
Public Relations News Release 1990:696, p.1
8/12/1991 Credit card use is on the rise due to ease of use and security of transactions.


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