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(Last Updated On: July 31, 2019)

Living paycheck to paycheck is not an optimal way to manage your finances.  Doing so often pushes you into spending more money on financial products (because you’re desperate), and can cause stress in your life as you realize you are only 1 paycheck from personal financial disaster.

(Last Updated On: July 5, 2019)

In order to be successful in life, one needs to take care of his or her personal finance. This doesn’t mean you need to be rich, just at a comfortable place where money issues aren’t a constant source of stress.

(Last Updated On: May 21, 2019)

There are no two ways about it; raising your FICO credit score is hard. It can actually seem like an insurmountable task for the many unfortunate individuals saddled with a history of poor financial decisions.

(Last Updated On: March 13, 2019)

Having a good credit score is not only crucial for making large purchases for things such as homes, vehicles, and high-end appliances, but it’s also necessary to obtain low-interest loans, employment at specific companies, and some residential renting approvals.

(Last Updated On: January 10, 2019)

With the start of a new year comes a rash of resolutions. These promises to do better in the coming year are an annual rite of passage, but making those promises is far easier than keeping them.

(Last Updated On: October 10, 2018)

Because of new law signed last May by President Trump, credit freezes are now free at all three credit bureaus. The freezes formerly cost $10 per bureau.

(Last Updated On: September 20, 2018)

If you’re feeling wary about taking on a mortgage right now, you’re not alone. As reported by HousingWire, nearly one-quarter of Americans think high prices make this is a bad time to buy a home.

(Last Updated On: August 6, 2018)

Debt is easy to get into and can be extremely difficult to get out of. Whether you have recently managed to pull yourself out of debt or are new to the wonderful world of budgeting and financial planning, here are several ways you can prevent getting into the debt trap:

(Last Updated On: February 20, 2018)

Credit Repair Cost: What You Can Expect and What You Can AvoidIf credit repair cost has you thinking twice about the process, get ready to feel much better about it.

(Last Updated On: February 6, 2018)

Credit Unions: How They Work & How to Join (It's Easier Than You Think)All the hype you’ve heard about credit unions is well-earned.

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