5 “Free Money” Scams to Avoid

Who doesn’t want “FREE MONEY”? Well, here’s the thing about free money: there is no such thing. Here are 5 “free money” scams you’ll want to avoid and some real-life actions you can take to right your financial ship today.

Posted on: May 29, 2018


Can a Payday Loan Company Take You to Court?

You know a payday loan can hurt your credit. But can failing to pay one back actually put you in front of a judge?

Posted on: May 22, 2018


Loan Sharks: “You’re Going to Need a Better Loan”

Sharks are stealthy, dangerous and so much fun to observe (from the safety of your couch). But what about the other dangerous predators that share their name? Learn the facts about loan sharks and avoid an ocean of debt!

Posted on: May 03, 2018


Saving Strategies to Avoid a High-Interest Cash Advance Loan

The best financial offense is a good financial defense.

Posted on: May 01, 2018


How Much Money Do You Actually Need to Buy a House?

It might be less than you’d think!

Posted on: April 30, 2018


5 Reasons to Avoid Pawn Shop Loans

Pawn shop loans might seem like an easy way to get fast cash, but they could end up costing more than you bargained for.

Posted on: April 25, 2018


How to Survive in a Banking Desert

When people lack access to traditional banking services, it can be very hard for them to improve their long-term financial health.

Posted on: April 13, 2018


A Field Guide to Spotting Predatory Lenders

Be wary of lenders that don't check your credit, advertise themselves as "cash advances," or have poor customer reviews.

Posted on: March 29, 2018


Can You Get a Cash Advance with a Debit Card?

Need cash fast? ATM limit too low? Did you know you could walk into the bank and get a cash advance with your debit card?

Posted on: March 16, 2018


5 Questions to Ask Before Cosigning a Loan

We all want to help out where we can. But do your homework first.

Posted on: March 08, 2018