With traditional lenders, reporting payment information to the credit bureaus is a two-way street. But with no credit check lenders? Not so much.
Posted on: April 12, 2019
High interest rates and short repayment terms are a good start, but you should also find a lender that checks your ability to repay!
Posted on: April 11, 2019
It might seem odd, but closing a credit card can actually hurt your score, especially if it's one of your oldest cards and/or carries a high credit limit.
Posted on: April 10, 2019
To help celebrate National Financial Literacy Month, we're getting back to basics: If you want to use credit responsibly, you should start by focusing on the right kinds of debt.
Posted on: April 09, 2019
The three major credit bureaus are required by federal law to provide you with one free copy of your credit report per year. Just make sure you go to the right website to order them.
Posted on: April 08, 2019
Paying off your student loans is good, but you don't want to pay them off so aggressively that you don't build up a nest egg.
Posted on: April 05, 2019
Short-term bad credit loans like payday loans and cash advances have ridiculously high APRS—but overdraft fees can be even more expensive!
Posted on: April 03, 2019
First things first: don't panic! Next, consider using the debt snowball or the debt avalanche methods to dig yourself out of debt.
Posted on: April 02, 2019
Ridesharing can be a source of regular side income, with the added benefit of a flexible schedule, but that road is not without its bumps.
Posted on: March 27, 2019
Cash advances let you use your credit card to take out paper money—which can be handy—but the extra costs for doing so are going to add up fast.
Posted on: March 26, 2019