10 Tips for Buying a Car That Will Sharpen Your Negotiation Skills and Get You the Best Price

Driving off the lot in a new car can be an exhilarating experience. But going through the process of buying a car is more on par with a root canal or a day... Read More
Nov 30, 2017
5 min read

How to Leverage Home Equity to Help Build Your Future

Home equity loans serve as a powerful tool in providing homeowners with extra funds to make home improvements and other investments that they might not... Read More
Nov 14, 2017
3 min read

Is it Time to Refinance? The Good, the Bad and How to Know For Sure

As market conditions cause interest rates to change, refinancing provides homeowners with flexible options and take advantage when rates are low. There are two... Read More
Nov 9, 2017
3 min read

Sharing is Caring: Setting Up a Share Certificate Ladder

Depending on your personality, investing either serves as a thrilling roller coaster ride or an anxiety-ridden tightrope walk 300 feet in the air. The ups and... Read More
Nov 6, 2017
3 min read

What Does an Increase in the Federal Interest Rate Mean for Me?

On June 14, 2017, the Federal Reserve raised the federal interest rate for the fourth time since the 2008 financial crisis, bringing the rate up to 1.25%. The... Read More
Nov 2, 2017
2 min read

Financial First Aid: Repairing Your Credit Score

Do you have to take a deep breath whenever anybody mentions the dreaded credit score? Many of us have run into unexpected challenges when trying to maintain... Read More
Oct 3, 2017
5 min read

Credit Freeze: Here's What You Need to Know Before You Put That Credit On Ice

Since the announcement of the Equifax breach, you might have noticed friends and social media posts urging you to order a credit freeze. When hacks occur, the... Read More
Sep 21, 2017
4 min read

Why You Should Avoid Payday Loans At All Costs

Here’s the thing about payday loans: they are actually really expensive. They’re short-term, high-interest loans that are meant to help cover a small... Read More
Sep 19, 2017
4 min read

Savings Plan: Filling Your Key Savings Buckets

Our attitude toward saving money compares with our attitude toward eating healthier. We know that we should do it, but it's not a priority. But when it comes... Read More
Sep 4, 2017
4 min read

Establishing Credit: Tips to Help You Manage Your First Credit Card

In the last post, we discussed strategies to establishing credit when you’re starting to adult. For this post, we’ll focus on how to begin establishing... Read More
Aug 31, 2017
4 min read