The Debt Spiral: What It Is and How to Escape It

If you end up having to take out new debt to cover costs incurred by all the payments you have to make on your old debt ... you just might be in a debt spiral!  

Posted on: July 10, 2019


A Brief History of Legalized Gambling

Gambling has been around in one form or another for thousands of years. But in America, the twentieth century saw new calls for making gambling illegal.

Posted on: July 10, 2019


Can You Repair Bad Credit for Free? Yes and No.

If you are considering hiring a credit repair company to improve your score, you need to have all the facts before you make your decision. 

Posted on: July 09, 2019


Can You Fix Bad Credit as a 20- or 30-Something?

Millennials can often struggle financially, which is bad for their credit scores. But these tips can help build credit profiles worth texting home about!

Posted on: July 08, 2019


What to Do if You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen

Having your identity stolen could jeopardize your credit rating and your entire financial future for years to come. Here's what you need to do.

Posted on: July 05, 2019


Going Global? How to Save Money on International Travel

Traveling internationally can get expensive—and fast. But there are still plenty of ways for you to cut expenses and experience more of the world for less.

Posted on: July 05, 2019


How to Sniff out Hidden Fees

Not-so-fantastic fees and where to find them!

Posted on: July 03, 2019


Am I Alone? The Number of People with Poor Credit in America

If you feel like you're part of a small minority of Americans who have poor credit, it might help to know that you're not alone—not by a long shot.

Posted on: July 03, 2019


Have Bad Credit? Here’s What That Means and How You Can You Fix It

Bad credit is usually caused by some combination of two things. And if you're going to improve your score, those two areas are what you'll need to tackle.

Posted on: July 02, 2019


Are You Haunted by Phantom Debts?

Some phantom debts are just old, uncollected debts that you forgot about. But other phantom debts are just straight-up lies told by scammers!

Posted on: July 02, 2019