Checking Your Credit vs. Checking Your Ability to Repay

If you have bad credit, then you have to be on the lookout for predatory lenders, so start looking for lenders who check your ability to repay the money you're borrowing.

Posted on: March 20, 2019


How to Decorate Your Home for Cheap

Getting creative with paint, throw pillows, and curtains can help make your home feel brand new for relatively little cost.

Posted on: March 20, 2019


5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking out an Installment Loan

You need to find the installment loan that works best for you, and that begins with knowing exactly what questions to ask.

Posted on: March 19, 2019


Can Paying off a Loan Hurt Your Credit Score?

Don't worry, it is very rare that paying off a personal loan will cause your score to drop, but it does happen every so often.

Posted on: March 18, 2019


A Brief History of Point-Shaving in College Basketball

There are good ways to make an extra buck and there are not-so-good ways ... and there's point-shaving, which is a really bad way.

Posted on: March 15, 2019


How to Raise Your Credit Score by 100 Points

The two most important parts of your score are your payment history and your amounts owed, so those are great places to start.

Posted on: March 14, 2019


Loans With No Credit Check Sound Great; Here Are the Risks

It’s all about finding the right loan for you ... and also avoiding the many no credit check loans out there that could trap you in a predatory cycle of debt.

Posted on: March 14, 2019


If Your Tax Bill is Higher Than You Can Afford, What Should You Do?

Tax evasion isn't a good look on you. Luckily, you have plenty of options to help you pay off a larger than expected tax bill!

Posted on: March 13, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

When it comes to cleaning out your house without also cleaning out your bank account, a little bit of creativity and community spirit go a long way!

Posted on: March 13, 2019


5 Alternatives to an Expensive Cash Advance

If you're considering an expensive cash advance loan to cover unforeseen expenses, make sure you check out your other options, first.

Posted on: March 12, 2019