5 Tips to Help You Rebuild a Bad Credit Score

When it comes to fixing bad credit, there are no overnight solutions. More than anything else, you're going to have to learn to be patient.

Posted on: May 16, 2019


Do Reverse Mortgages Target the Elderly?

A reverse mortgage can be a helpful financial solution for older Americans, but you need to know how they work before you agree to take one out.

Posted on: May 15, 2019


Do You Have Bad Credit and Need a Loan? Here Are 4 Options

Finding the right bad credit loan means doing your research, understanding the pros and cons of each product, and finding the loan that works best for you.

Posted on: May 15, 2019


How Do You Know When it’s Time to Help an Elder With Their Finances?

This is a talk you'll want to have sooner rather than later.

Posted on: May 14, 2019


What to Do if You’ve Been Put on the ChexSystems Blacklist

If you have a history of negative banking behavior, your ChexSystems report will prevent you from opening or maintaining a traditional bank account.

Posted on: May 13, 2019


Reusable Purchases That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Why buy tons of disposable plastic baggies and bottle after bottle of expensive laundry detergent when these reusable items can save you money? 

Posted on: May 10, 2019


What is a Soft Credit Check?

Unlike hard credit inquiries, a soft inquiry made on your credit won't show up on your credit report and isn't reflected in your FICO score!

Posted on: May 10, 2019


Are For-Profit Colleges Worth the Cost?

If you're thinking about getting a degree from a for-profit university, make sure that you do a lot of research—and talk to some graduates of that school—before doing so.

Posted on: May 09, 2019


Tips for Managing Your Money in Old Age

The sooner you start getting serious with your money, the easier it will be to manage your finances during your golden years.

Posted on: May 09, 2019


Don’t Let a Surprise Pet-Related Expense Drive You into Debt

If you end up relying on a high-interest payday cash advance to cover your pet's vet bill, neither of you will benefit in the long run.

Posted on: May 08, 2019