Budgeting, Saving Money, Debt, Financial Advice, Credit Score, 401K, Smart Financial Goals

5 Financial Resolutions to Take On in 2021

New year, new you! Get familiar with some resolutions and strategies you can employ in 2021 to achieve greater financial independence and stability.

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)

Credit Score, Financial Education, Smart Financial Goals, FICO

Managing Your Credit Report: Your FICO Score and Credit Rating

If you have made any kind of big purchase as an adult, you know your credit matters. Whether you are buying a car, renting an apartment, buying a house, or even trying to land your dream job, someone is going to take a look at your credit report.

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.

Saving Money, Debt, Debt Consolidation, Credit Score

Extreme Makeover: Credit Edition

If you’ve watched TV at all in the last 15 years, you’ve no doubt seen an episode of a makeover show. It’s the genre that includes the likes of The Biggest Loser, Kitchen Nightmares, and of course, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. 

Debt, Mortgage, Refinancing, Credit Score

Four Reasons Mortgages Are Good Debt

FCUs Mortgage Minute-1
Credit Cards, Investment, Budgeting, Saving Money, Student Loans, Credit Score

Financial Tips For Recent College Grads

You’ve got the degree and the job to boot. You’re now one of millions of hardworking Americans lacing up their shoes every morning to go out and earn that paycheck.

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.

Credit Score, Equifax, Experian, TransUnion

Why Do I Have 3 Credit Scores?

It’s easier than ever before to find out your credit score. But it can be confusing to learn you have multiples scores depending on where you look.

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