Allison Martin

Allison is a veteran writer in the personal finance space. She has covered topics from small business growth, investing, family finances and everything in between. You can see her work here at MoneyLion as well as Investopedia, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance and ABC News to name a few.

Stories by Allison Martin

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Can You Get An Apartment Without Credit?

Good credit indicates to landlords that you're a responsible tenant who will most likely pay your bills on time. Renting an apartment with…

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Adding An Account Beneficiary To Your Brokerage Account 

Losing a loved one is stressful enough. That’s why establishing beneficiaries before you die will ensure that your loved ones aren't left worrying…

Does Opening a Checking Account Affect Credit Score?

The answer is sometimes. Most banks have a simple application process, and some take it a step further by evaluating your creditworthiness. Depending…

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10 Credit Card Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying

Credit cards can be a friend or foe of your finances - it depends on how they’re managed.  Before you start swiping away,…

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