A Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting

Starting a budget is going to require some work, but that doesn't mean it has to be scary! Here are some expert tips to help you break the seal.

Posted on: December 14, 2018


What’s a Payday Alternative Loan (PAL), and How Can You Get One?

The only downside to Payday Alternative Loans (PALs) is that you have to join a credit union now in order to apply for one when you really need it. 

Posted on: December 13, 2018


9 Free or Low-Cost Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

There are ways for you to give gifts and make your community a better place for the holidays that don't involve shelling out tons of dough.

Posted on: December 13, 2018


So You’ve Been Double-Billed … Now What?

If you get double-billed, just remember that advice you received in couples counseling and communicate!

Posted on: December 12, 2018


The Secret Financial History of Commercialized Christmas

Christmas started getting commercialized well before the 20th century, but it took Coca-Cola to launch a certain jolly old elf into the commercial stratosphere.

Posted on: December 12, 2018


Know Money, Win Money! Medical Costs

With the 2019 deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act coming this Friday, we hit the streets to ask people questions about medical costs!

Posted on: December 11, 2018


How to Get Cheaper Car Insurance

Car insurance is important—so much so that it's pretty much required! But that doesn't mean you should have to pay an arm and a leg to have it!

Posted on: December 10, 2018


Save Money on Your Holiday Groceries with These Expert Tips

Don't forget that you can overspend on food and groceries just as easily as you can bust your budget buying presents!

Posted on: December 07, 2018


Here’s Why Some Cash Advances Are Much Riskier Than Others

The name "cash advance" can be used to describe two very different kinds of financial products, one of which is way more expensive and should totally be avoided.

Posted on: December 07, 2018


Is Rent-to-Own a Good Way to Purchase a Home?

While rent-to-own agreements can be more affordable than standard home purchases—all with the added benefit of letting you live in the home before you buy—they aren't without their risks.

Posted on: December 06, 2018