Should You Get a Cash Advance on Your Tax Refund?

Sure, you could get your tax refund money a few weeks early, but even a Refund Anticipation Loan (RAL) with zero interest still usually comes at a cost.

Posted on: February 13, 2019


12 Tips for Talking About Money With Your Spouse or Partner

Talking about money with your spouse or partner isn't easy, but these helpful bits of expert advice should help make the conversation a healthy and productive one.

Posted on: February 13, 2019


Who Uses Cash Anymore? Why You Should Avoid Costly Cash Advances

Taking out a cash advance on your credit card or from a local storefront might seem like a good short-term money fix, but the costs are going to add up fast.

Posted on: February 12, 2019


What is VantageScore?

You might think that your FICO score is the only credit score out there—but you'd be wrong!

Posted on: February 12, 2019


Should You Use an Installment Loan to Pay Off Your Credit Cards?

Consolidating all of your credit card debt into a single installment loan will likely save you money, but it'll probably mean larger monthly payments.

Posted on: February 11, 2019


Should Income Matter When Choosing a Partner?

Factoring in a potential partner's income might feel shallow, but it's one of many financial factors you should be taking into consideration—even if it's not the most important one.

Posted on: February 08, 2019


How to Navigate the Financial Side of Dating

Money's difficult enough to deal with on your own. Add dating to the mix and you've got a whole host of potential headaches on the horizon.

Posted on: February 06, 2019


Love and Money: A Brief History of Dowries

After a strong 3,000 year run dating back to Ancient Babylon, the practice of wedding dowries is finally going out of fashion ... for the most part. 

Posted on: February 06, 2019


What Happens if You Pay Off a Bad Credit Loan Early?

Paying off your bad credit loan early could help you save money or it could save you no money whatsoever. So what gives?!

Posted on: February 05, 2019


5 Steps You Can Take to Prevent Identity Theft

Having your identity stolen sucks. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your personal info doesn't end up all over the Dark Web.

Posted on: February 05, 2019