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Choncé Maddox

Choncé Maddox

Chonce is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI) and freelance writer who loves to talk about everything personal finance and encourage others to save money and get out of debt. Her writing work has been featured on Business Insider, LendingTree, Credit Sesame and Barclaycard.

Articles by Choncé Maddox

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Citation vs. Ticket: What is the Difference?

Wondering about the difference between a citation vs. ticket? Learn how traffic violations work and impact your driving record and insurance rates in this article.

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How Long Does It Take (and Tips) to Improve Your Credit Score?

Wondering how long it will take for your credit score to rise after a negative mark? Learn how certain events and factors impact your credit score in this article.

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ETFs vs Stocks: Pros & Cons of Individual Stocks vs. Funds

Stocks and ETFs have some similarities but are very different. Here’s what you need to know about stocks vs ETFs and your investing strategy.

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What Is A Bull Market? Definition, Characteristics and Tips on How to Invest.

A bull market occurs when securities are on the rise and increasing in value. Learn how to invest during a bull market in this article.