Credit, Financial Advice, Credit Score, Smart Financial Goals

Improve Your Credit Score: The Two Simple Things You Can Do

Many people see improving their credit score as an impossible task. The reality is you don’t need to accept unfavorable credit and high interest rates! There are simple things you can start doing today to improve your score.

Credit, Credit Cards, Financial Advice, Loans, Credit Score

9 Things That Could Hurt Your Credit

You’ve definitely heard about credit scores, the all-important number that has a profound impact on our ability to make financial decisions. Beyond just those decisions, credit scores are also used by employers, landlords and more, meaning that that little number is also your gateway (or wall) to

Credit, Loans, Credit Score, Financial Education

Personal Loans with Bad or No Credit: Helpful Consumer Tips

If you have good credit, you probably don't give your credit score much thought. Everything just works, whether you want a personal, auto, or mortgage loan. But for the 22% of Americans with no credit and the 30% with bad credit, things are much different.

Credit, Budgeting, Debt, Financial Advice

New Year's: What To Do With Your Money In 2020

Here are some things you might consider before saying goodbye to 2019. 

Credit, Overspending, Finance, Budgeting, Saving Money

5 Habits That Can Ruin Your Budget

Do you find that your money doesn’t go as far as it used to? When the end of the month is near, are you stretching your last few dollars until you reach payday? While a lot of factors play into money problems, like debt and income, one thing sure to cause financial woes is a bad budget.

Car Buying, Auto Loan, New or Used Car, Low Interest Car Loan, Credit, Buy or Lease

Three Tips To Prepare For Buying a Car

Are you considering buying a car? If so, then you already know it’s important to not walk into the dealership blind.

Credit, Home Equity, HELOC, Loans, Lending, Mortgage, Home, Debt Consolidation, Home Renovations

Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC

Do you have big expenses coming around the corner, like a wedding, a home renovation, or college tuition but lack the necessary funds to pay for it? Are you in debt and struggling to keep up with high-interest payments?

Credit, Credit Cards, Paying Back, Snowball Method, Saving Money, Debt, Student Loans, Avalanche Method

How Do I Tackle Debt If I'm a Millennial?

The majority of millennials between the ages 25 and 34 have over $40,000 in debt. Contrary to popular belief, most of that debt doesn't' come from student loans. Credit cards, housing, and payday loans take up a huge portion of a typical millennial's wallet.  

Credit, Credit Cards, Debt, Financial Advice, Credit Score

What's In A Credit Score?

If you’re just beginning to navigate the financial world, understanding your credit score can be confusing. Even for seasoned veterans, the details surrounding credit scores can fall into a gray area.

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