Entries from May 2015

Refinancing Auto Loans 101

Date May 28, 2015

If you’re paying too much in interest for your car or truck loan, refinancing could be a great way to save some serious dough. Interest rates for vehicle loans may have dropped since you financed your auto. Or maybe you’ve improved your credit score, which could qualify you for a lower rate. Either way, it […]

Free Shred Event in Granada Hills May 30th

Date May 19, 2015

Crimes Stoppers, NIX, Neighborhood Lending, Target and Devonshire LAPD will be hosting a FREE Shred It Event!     When: Saturday, May 30th from 9:00am – 1:00pm Where: Target – 11133 Balboa Blvd. in Granada Hills Bring all your unwanted personal documents to their on-site mobile shredding trucks. Last pick up will be 12:45 PM. […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Accounts Secure and Prevent Fraud

Date May 12, 2015

With data breaches affecting retailers and even health insurers like Anthem, you might be worried about the safety of your financial information. Fortunately, you can take several steps to protect yourself from fraud, including the following.     Keep passwords strong and private Usernames and passwords act as the front doors to your online accounts: […]

Should I Use a Credit Card or a HELOC for Emergency Home Repairs?

Date May 5, 2015

It’s a scenario homeowners know all too well: Just as money is getting a little tight, something goes wrong. Maybe the air conditioning breaks down in the dog days of summer, or a pipe bursts or the roof starts leaking. If you need to repair your home, you have two choices for financing the job: […]