Can You Lease A Car With Bad Credit?

We don’t have to tell you that cars are important. And we don’t have to tell you that they’re expensive either. That’s why many people choose to lease a car instead of buying it outright. But what if your credit isn’t so hot? Can you still lease a car? And should you?

Posted on: August 03, 2018


Do You Still Need to Manage Your Credit Score as a Senior?

Pretending like your credit score doesn't matter anymore could seriously tarnish your golden years.

Posted on: July 31, 2018


If You Have Bad Credit, There Aren’t “Grants” That Can Help You

While the government does have grant programs aimed at helping people in need, they aren't the kind of thing that you can just apply for directly.

Posted on: July 26, 2018


Financial Priorities: Which Debts Should You Pay Off First?

There's no one right answer, but you'll probably want to order your debts by interest rate or by total balance—whichever works best for you.

Posted on: July 25, 2018


4 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill—While Still Eating Healthy!

Start by planning ahead, stop by the bulk section to avoid costly food waste, then head on over to the frozen aisle to save money on produce—without sacrificing quality!

Posted on: July 23, 2018


Living With Bad Credit is One Thing, But Can You Make It in Life With NO Credit?

If you want to live your life without ever using credit—which means no loans and no credit cards—get ready to do a lot more transactions in straight cash.

Posted on: July 19, 2018


Yes, You Can Get Fired For Having Bad Credit

Most people know that employers can check your credit score while hiring you, but they can also do it while you work there—and let you go if the results are bad.

Posted on: July 11, 2018


How Do You Ask Someone to Be Your Cosigner?

If you don't have a great credit score or a large income, you might have to ask for help in order to get a loan or an apartment. What's the best way to go about it?

Posted on: July 10, 2018


If You Have Bad Credit, a Letter of Explanation Could Help

A letter of explanation could be the difference between getting your loan application approved and having it denied.

Posted on: July 03, 2018


How to Protect Yourself from Payday Loan Call Scams

Scammers will try to intimidate you and collect on unpaid payday loans that—surprise twist—you never borrowed in the first place!

Posted on: July 02, 2018