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Debt Management Tips

Posted on: 17 June 2017

Fig talks to our Head of Underwriting, Josh Velson, to ask him how Fig customers can better manage their debts. ...

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How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Posted on: 6 June 2017

Many of us are familiar with overdraft fees that banks charge when our checking account balance goes below zero. Not only do banks charge...

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Need Help Managing Credit Card Payments?

Posted on: 22 May 2017

I was 18 years old and had two weeks before I started college when I got my first credit card. I was excited, and a little scared....

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Finding a Credit Building CDFI Near You

Posted on: 15 May 2017

CDFIs specialize in helping the disadvantaged to join the economic mainstream. Use our interactive map to find a CDFI near you who can help build your credit!

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Worried about Late Payments? Fig’s got you!

Posted on: 5 May 2017

Fig Loans has always offered free and easy rescheduling of payments online, through text messages, e-mail, or our friendly customer service representatives...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

From the Fig Family :)

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Good credit saves you money

At Fig, we’re a little confused why a class on credit isn’t mandatory for everyone. Millions of Americans struggle with credit because ...

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Credit checks are good!

Every so often we encounter a lender that tells us they won’t do a credit check. You could think...

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Why does it cost so much to borrow money?

But how does a lender determine how much they will charge their borrowers? This post looks at the four major costs...

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APRs, the simple explanation

20.00% APR – many of us generally know what this means but when pressed to explain it… well, we not that sure anymore!

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What makes payday loans so expensive (3-part series)

For the first mini-series at A Fig A Day, we'd like to break down what exactly makes a Payday loan cost so much. Lenders often claim...

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Welcome to Fig

When we first learned about the realities of payday loans, we were blown away. Today's small dollar loans are exploiting and trapping good people just because...

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