10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

Personal Finance

10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

Life is full of financial decisions, some simple, some complex, but all with the potential to make a real impact on your life. In a decade, your world can look quite a bit different than it is today – all because of these decisions. Today I’d like to focus on some financial choices you’re likely to... Read More

How to Get a Head Start on Tax Season

Personal Finance

How to Get a Head Start on Tax Season

How to Get a Head Start on Tax Season

Tax season is quickly approaching, but how prepared are you? While there might be a lot to keep track of during tax time, some proper preparation can go a long way. So, with that in mind, here are some tips on how you can get a head start on tax season. 1. Gather Information on... Read More

6 Ways to Build Credit Without Breaking a Sweat

Credit Score

6 Ways to Build Credit Without Breaking a Sweat

6 Ways to Build Credit Without Breaking a Sweat

Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your entire life. We all know that banks and credit card companies use it for loans and lines of credit, but did you know many others, like cellphone companies and landlords, use it to make decisions, too? Establishing and building your credit is one... Read More

Bad Credit? A Discover Credit Card Is an Option Now

Credit Cards

Bad Credit? A Discover Credit Card Is an Option Now

Bad Credit? A Discover Credit Card Is an Option Now

People with bad credit have a new option for getting credit cards: the Discover it Secured credit card. By entering the secured-card market (this is the only secured card the issuer offers), Discover becomes more accessible to consumers with a variety of credit histories. Discover opened up the secured-card application to all consumers on Jan. 25 (previously... Read More

The Right Way to Pay Your Credit Card

Credit Cards

The Right Way to Pay Your Credit Card

The Right Way to Pay Your Credit Card

Credit card payments are unlike most monthly bills, which can be both refreshing and confusing. How you choose to pay your credit card bills will depend on your budget situation and financial goals, but before you can figure out the best way to make payments, you need to understand the options. These options vary by credit... Read More

How Long Does It Take for Something to Be Removed From My Credit Report?

Credit 101

How Long Does It Take for Something to Be Removed From My Credit Report?

How Long Does It Take for Something to Be Removed From My Credit Report?

There it is, like a big financial zit on your otherwise unblemished credit report, that derogatory account information. It’s ugly and you want it to go away as quickly as possible, but before you start panicking, you should start off by making sure you have all the facts. First, find out exactly what you’re dealing with.... Read More

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