How to Keep a Date From Killing Your Wallet

Personal Finance

How to Keep a Date From Killing Your Wallet

How to Keep a Date From Killing Your Wallet

Whether you’re active on the dating scene or in a committed relationship, going out on dates can start to feel repetitive and costly. Dates often consist of grabbing drinks or dinner at expensive restaurants, bars and clubs. This cycle of food and booze lacks in variety and drains your wallet. The good news is that... Read More

6 Things You Should Stop Doing to Keep Your Identity Safe

Identity Theft

6 Things You Should Stop Doing to Keep Your Identity Safe

6 Things You Should Stop Doing to Keep Your Identity Safe

In this day of ubiquitous digital information, it seems like it’s easier than ever to have your identity stolen. The Federal Trade Commission reportedly received 490,000 identity theft complaints in 2015, up from 341,898 complaints the previous year. In order to help keep your identity safe, it’s important to stay vigilant with your personal information.... Read More

3 Ways Parents May Accidentally Harm Their Child’s Credit

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3 Ways Parents May Accidentally Harm Their Child’s Credit

3 Ways Parents May Accidentally Harm Their Child’s Credit

It’s possible, and sometimes common, for teens and young adults to unknowingly damage their credit, as they aren’t fully aware of how their spending habits are truly affecting them. But sometimes it can go a step beyond youthful mistakes and parents are the ones ultimately prompting the damage to their child’s credit. (You and your... Read More

5 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Refinance Your Federal Student Loans

Students

5 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Refinance Your Federal Student Loans

5 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Refinance Your Federal Student Loans

Many private student lenders are making a big push for a piece of the student loan refinancing pie. Banks and venture capital-backed nonbank financial services companies are hard at work slicing and dicing that trillion-dollar market into bite-size, demographically based refinancing opportunities. Their primary targets? Borrowers who have the best longer-term earnings potential because of... Read More

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