5 Ways Teens Can Start Building Credit Right Now

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5 Ways Teens Can Start Building Credit Right Now

5 Ways Teens Can Start Building Credit Right Now

When it comes to building credit, most people start at a disadvantage. It takes credit to build credit, and with no substantial credit history, it’s difficult to qualify for the very credit cards or loans they need to start building credit. And if you’re under 18, you can’t even legally open a credit card in your... Read More

Your $10,000 Bundle of Joy: How to Budget for Your New Baby

Personal Finance

Your $10,000 Bundle of Joy: How to Budget for Your New Baby

Your $10,000 Bundle of Joy: How to Budget for Your New Baby

Having a baby is a life-changing experience. Every aspect of your life will change, especially how you spend and save money. A recent BabyCenter survey found that parents should expect to spend almost $10,000 in their first year with baby. With some forethought and careful budgeting, you and your family can moderate some of the... Read More

5 Ways to Find Extra Money for a Down Payment

Mortgages

5 Ways to Find Extra Money for a Down Payment

5 Ways to Find Extra Money for a Down Payment

In order to buy a home, you need to have a balance of good credit, manageable debt, stable income, and sufficient savings. Maintaining a balance between these four categories is challenging enough on its own, never mind coming up with enough cash to close on your potential new home. If you’re worried about the credit... Read More

Want to Pause Your Student Loan Payments? Here’s What You Need to Know

Students

Want to Pause Your Student Loan Payments? Here’s What You Need to Know

Want to Pause Your Student Loan Payments? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re struggling with a medical emergency, unemployment or other financial crisis, making your student loan payments can be impossible. Rather than fall behind, you can opt to put your payments on hold through student loan deferment or forbearance. Deferment is an option that lets you postpone both your principal and interest payments. If you... Read More

5 New Starwood Hotels You Can Visit for Free

Credit Cards

5 New Starwood Hotels You Can Visit for Free

5 New Starwood Hotels You Can Visit for Free

As we move into spring break season, a lot of you may have vacation plans. If not, then it might be time to start planning a trip. Deciding where to go can be the hardest part of all, as your bucket list of locations may be pretty long. However, if you have credit card rewards, your travel plans will... Read More

15 Ways to Save at Bed Bath & Beyond

Personal Finance

15 Ways to Save at Bed Bath & Beyond

15 Ways to Save at Bed Bath & Beyond

If you’ve ever walked into Bed Bath & Beyond with five items on your to-get list and walked out with 20 purchases, you’re not alone. Luckily there are plenty of ways to save at this home goods mega-store. Here are 15. 1. Subscribe to Its Emails Sign up to receive emails from BB&B and you’ll... Read More

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