5 Alternatives to an Expensive Overdraft Fee

The relative APRs for overdraft fees can average as much as 17,000 percent! Here are five options that will cost you less.

Posted on: May 23, 2019

7 Tips for Financial Caregivers

Taking over the finances from an elderly relative can be difficult, so here are some expert tips to help you navigate that delicate process.

Posted on: May 23, 2019

What Happens When Someone Checks Your Credit?

What happens during a credit check depends on what kind of check is being run—and who's doing the checking.

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Wage Garnishment: What Is It?

If a creditor takes you to court over an unpaid debt, you could end up having funds removed directly from your paycheck.

Posted on: May 22, 2019

10 Ways That Bad Credit Can Mess up Your Life

If you thought that a bad credit score only affected your ability to get qualified for personal loans and credit cards—think again.

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Building your Financial Life: Spring Cleaning your Finances

Spring cleaning your house is great, but while you're at it, you should give your financial house a deep clean, too.

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Are You Financially Literate?

A recent study broke down financial literacy into five key concepts that people needed to understand in order to be considered financially literate. 

Posted on: May 17, 2019

What Is a Hard Credit Check?

Hard credit inquiries occur when you are applying for new credit and can only be run with your express permission. 

Posted on: May 17, 2019

A Brief History of Sick Days

When it comes to guaranteeing paid medical leave, the United States is behind many European nations ... and possibly the Ancient Egyptians as well.

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Save a Few Bucks on Fido with These DIY Pet Toys

You don't have to spend a lot of money in order to keep your furry little friend occupied for hours and hours at a time.

Posted on: May 16, 2019