Credit Checks 101: the What, the When, and the Why

Not all credit checks are the same. Here's a rundown of how they can work both for and against you.

Posted on: August 01, 2019


Your Credit Score vs. Your Card Limits

How does one impact the other?

Posted on: August 01, 2019


What is Fair Credit?

Borrowers with a fair credit score have room for growth if they are willing to be persistent. 

Posted on: July 25, 2019


Credit Card Cash Advances Can Flag You as Risky

Taking out too many cash advances can hurt your customer profile with your credit card company.

Posted on: July 25, 2019


How to Avoid Financial Tunnel Vision

Obsessing about money—or lack thereof—can lead you to become more financially strapped and stressed than you were in the first place.

Posted on: July 19, 2019


5 Signs You’re Stuck in a Cycle of Debt

Feeling like you can’t get ahead on your bills? Living paycheck to paycheck and making minimum payments may confirm you need a new system.

Posted on: July 19, 2019


What is an Overdraft Line of Credit?

Getting charged money for not having money doesn’t seem particularly fair, and yet it happens all the time. Don't let overdrafts happen to you.

Posted on: July 17, 2019


Cut the Coupons: How to Save Money on Groceries Without Them

Feeding your family doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg; here are money-saving tips to help keep your budget in the black.

Posted on: July 17, 2019


How to Socialize While Paying Off Debt

Get over your FOMO and forget keeping up with the Joneses. Socializing while paying off debt means setting boundaries and a budget.

Posted on: July 12, 2019


Tips for Negotiating Medical Bills

Staring down a mountain of medical debt can be scary, but there are steps you can take to try and reduce those bills!

Posted on: July 12, 2019