How to Save Money While Paying Off Student Loans

Students

How to Save Money While Paying Off Student Loans

How to Save Money While Paying Off Student Loans

Surely we’ve all been taught that 10% of our income should go into a savings account, but this can be difficult to do when you’re paying off hundreds of dollars every month in student loans. Those of us with student loans to repay know it can be tough to juggle debts and saving. Even though... Read More

Top 10 Financially Stable Cities in America

Mortgages

Top 10 Financially Stable Cities in America

Top 10 Financially Stable Cities in America

The global economic outlook is strong, according to recent information from Goldman Sachs. The firm predicts that global growth will reach 4 percent in the next year. The U.S. economy as we head into the new year is showing strong momentum and the unemployment rate is already below what the Federal Reserve deems as sustainable.... Read More

10 Tips for Doing Your Taxes Yourself

Personal Finance

10 Tips for Doing Your Taxes Yourself

10 Tips for Doing Your Taxes Yourself

If you’re planning to file your own tax returns this year, you’re in good company. Approximately 33 percent of Americans file their own taxes each year. As you’re gathering all of your 2017 tax documents and preparing to file your taxes there are some important things to keep in mind. Following these tips will help... Read More

16 Cities Where it’s Cheaper to Buy than it is to Rent

Mortgages

16 Cities Where it’s Cheaper to Buy than it is to Rent

16 Cities Where it’s Cheaper to Buy than it is to Rent

January is a natural time to take stock of your financial life, and to dream big dreams about 2018. Could this be the year you make the leap to homeownership? Or will you make a big change and trade in your mortgage payment for a landlord? While the housing market has slowly recovered from its... Read More

10 Ways to Give Back While Repairing Your Credit

Credit 101

10 Ways to Give Back While Repairing Your Credit

10 Ways to Give Back While Repairing Your Credit

Credit repair is a long process and can take years. However, life doesn’t stop just because you’re trying to bump up your credit score. If you’re in the process of trying to repair your credit, or just building it up for the first time, you might find yourself on a strict budget. However, that doesn’t... Read More

10 Ways to Get a Jump Start on Your Taxes

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Get a Jump Start on Your Taxes

10 Ways to Get a Jump Start on Your Taxes

Tax season is fast approaching, with everyone’s employer due to send their W-2s by the end of January. Even though we’re still in the middle of the holiday season, it’s never too early to start getting ready to file your taxes. It’s helpful to be mindful of your taxes throughout the year, which will help... Read More

10 Ways to Manage Your Student Loans

Students

10 Ways to Manage Your Student Loans

10 Ways to Manage Your Student Loans

Student loans are a hot topic these days, with everyone wondering the same thing: How are current college students or recent college graduates going to repay theses debts? While millions of Americans have been navigating these waters for years, new graduates may be nervous about the total bill for their degree. Education is still a... Read More

10 Ways to Approach the Credit Talk When You’re Getting Married

Credit 101

10 Ways to Approach the Credit Talk When You’re Getting Married

10 Ways to Approach the Credit Talk When You’re Getting Married

Financial matters can be an uncomfortable or touchy subject to discuss with friends and loved ones. However, if you’re about to walk down the aisle with someone, it’s important to have an honest discussion about credit. After all, “till death do us part,” means you’re essentially inheriting each other’s credit for that long, too. Since... Read More

10 Ways Divorce can Affect your Credit

Personal Finance

10 Ways Divorce can Affect your Credit

10 Ways Divorce can Affect your Credit

As nearly half of the American population already knows, divorce is a difficult, emotional process to go through. This difficulty can be compounded depending on the number of years a couple has been together, the dollar amount of their acquired assets, and whether or not they have any children. Divorce can also have an impact... Read More

10 Tips to Secure the Best Interest Rate on your Mortgage

Mortgages

10 Tips to Secure the Best Interest Rate on your Mortgage

10 Tips to Secure the Best Interest Rate on your Mortgage

The process of buying a home is a very involved one, and can be daunting, especially for first-time buyers. It’s often a whirlwind of paperwork, credit reports, and scrambling to tie up loose ends. One of the biggest factors that goes into calculating your monthly mortgage payment (other than the size of the loan itself)... Read More

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