Entries Categorized as 'Tips'

3 Reasons To Choose ‘Debit’ At The Checkout Line

Date September 19, 2017

“Debit or credit” has become the refrain of retail transactions. After selecting your purchases, it’s seemingly the biggest decision you have to make. For many people, the choice doesn’t get a second thought. In this article, we’ll look at three reasons why choosing your debit card for retail transactions is the smarter move. 1.) Double-authentication […]

Buy a Car Without Going to a Dealership? Yes, You Can!

Date September 13, 2017

With Autoland, you don’t have to waste hours of your precious time at the Dealer! And, you won’t have to haggle with those finance reps! Autoland can help you find the new or certified pre-owned car you’re looking for, even if you don’t know where to start. You can start your car search online, and […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Equifax Breach

Date September 11, 2017

In a recently revealed breach, 143 million Americans may have had their personal information exposed. Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, reported a massive data breach lasting several months. Hackers were able to access people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card […]

What Would You Give Up to Be Debt-Free?

Date September 7, 2017

Looking to get out from under a mountain of credit card debt? You’ve likely come across an aspirational story or 12 while clicking around. They usually go like this: Penny-pinching Peter rid himself of an enormous amount of debt by cutting out small treats and giving up Netflix. But will abstaining from $12 avocado toast […]

7 Common Life Insurance Myths Debunked

Date August 30, 2017

Many of us let popular misconceptions about life insurance convince us that we don’t need it. Read on to see how seven of the most widespread life insurance myths are easily debunked. Myth #1: I’m single and I have no dependents. I don’t need life insurance. Actually, you do. Every person should have funds to […]

Video: Save Money on Back to School Shopping!

Date August 28, 2017

 

College Students: 3 Ways To Build Your Credit History Before You Graduate

Date August 23, 2017

If you keep up with financial news, you know your credit score is one of the most important and widely circulated bits of information about you. It determines the outcome of many of your adult life decisions. The kind of car and house you can afford, the rates you’ll pay for insurance and credit cards, […]

Dealing With A Financial Setback

Date August 21, 2017

Financial setbacks come in all shapes and sizes. It can be an expensive household repair, a medical emergency, getting laid off or the birth of a baby. Whatever the situation, it’s impossible to plan for every financial hit you will take in your lifetime. But don’t fret. If you’re hit with hard times, here’s some […]

Financial Tips For Single Parents

Date August 14, 2017

Single parenting brings unique budgeting challenges. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that it costs an estimated $241,080 for a middle-income couple to raise a child to age 18 – and many single parents shoulder that responsibility alone. Even with adequate child support, it’s smart to be proactive about financial matters as a single mom […]

The Pros And Cons Of Bridge Loans

Date August 9, 2017

If you’re looking to buy a new home, you may be counting on the proceeds from the sale of your existing home to help cover the down payment and closing costs. What happens if selling that home takes longer than you’d anticipated? What if you need to move quickly? How will you be able to […]