Shopping for Furniture with a Bad Credit Score? Here’s What You Need to Know

Store financing can be a good option, but so is scouring college neighborhoods around graduation and buying furniture that you assemble yourself.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


Can You Have Bad Credit Even With a Good Income?

Yes, you can! Your credit score doesn't care about how much money you make, only how much you owe and whether you can pay it back.

Posted on: April 04, 2018


Will Unpaid Debt Ever Go Away On Its Own? (Yes, But Don’t Hold Your Breath.)

Once the statute of limitations for a debt has passed, it becomes uncollectable. But in the meantime, it can still do lots of financial damage.

Posted on: April 03, 2018


How Much More Does it Cost to Live With Bad Credit?

Having a bad credit score can make lots of things, like getting a credit card or buying a car, much more expensive.

Posted on: March 30, 2018


Can a Store Credit Card Help Fix Your Bad Credit?

Store credit cards can be useful for building a better payment history, but they're also a really easy way to accumulate more high-interest debt.

Posted on: March 22, 2018


Is Bad Credit Contagious?

Could the company you keep have a negative effect on your financial health?

Posted on: March 16, 2018


Can Bad Credit Stop You From Moving to a New City?

A bad credit score can affect lots of different areas of your life. Moving to a new city is one of them.

Posted on: March 01, 2018


What’s Worse: An Overdraft Fee or A Payday Loan?

You'd think that a payday loan would be much more treacherous than a service offered by your bank, right? The answer may surprise you.

Posted on: February 27, 2018


If You Have Bad Credit, Should You Buy or Lease a Car?

Buying a car is more expensive than leasing, but a bad credit score might not leave you with much of a choice.

Posted on: February 22, 2018


How to Calculate the Cost of Your Cash Advance

There are many great ways to use a credit card, but taking out a cash advance is NOT one of them!

Posted on: February 16, 2018