A Free Credit Score is Nice, but a Free Credit Report is Better…

The Credit Bureaus may think they have your number. But do they? No one knows your payment behavior better than you, here’s how to make sure you’re being represented accurately.

Posted on: February 05, 2016


Credit Bureau Files: The Truth is Out There

Do you know every detail of your credit history? The credit bureaus do. But don’t panic, credit bureaus don’t just collect the bad, but also your positive credit history too. Here’s what you need to know…

Posted on: February 04, 2016


5 Easy-to-Avoid Credit Card Mistakes

Credit is great, until it isn’t. Here are 5 common (and easy-to-avoid) credit mistakes people make every day.

Posted on: January 28, 2016


By the Numbers: Your FICO Credit Score

So you’ve learned your three digit FICO credit score. Mazel tov! Now learn what you can do with it…

Posted on: January 25, 2016


What is a FICO Score, Anyway?

You’ve got one. And your bank, employer and creditors know what it is. But do you?

Posted on: January 20, 2016


Escape The Compound: How To Leave Compound Interest Behind

Sure you’re being charged interest. But are you being charged interest on your interest? Here’s a quick guide to understanding compound interest and how to avoid it.

Posted on: January 08, 2016


Holiday Shopping on a Budget

We know, we know. It's October. But if you aren't doing work now to save money and create a holiday budget, you risk singing the "holiday shopping debt" blues later on.

Posted on: October 15, 2019


Retirement Alternatives to a 401(k)

Retire in something resembling style.

Posted on: October 05, 2019


Finance Tips That Should be Taught In School

Global economics and history classes are all well and good, but how about classes on retirement contributions, tax filing, or other financial lessons for the real world?

Posted on: September 06, 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