10 Tips For Rebuilding Your Credit After Filing For Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is a very tough pill to swallow.  Yes a bankruptcy may stay on your credit report for up to 10 years depending on the type, but there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel.  After filing, your score will be rather low, but there are steps you can begin taking right away to start rebuilding your credit. Below are ten steps you can start taking…
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10 tips to avoid fraud

Every year millions of people fall victim to scammers trying to defraud them.   The technology they use is constantly evolving but the tricks stay the same.  Their sole purpose is to persuade people to send them money or give them personal information. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some tips to help you be prepared…
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5 Tips For Paying Off Your Student Loans Faster

Graduating from college today for many means taking student loan debt along with them.  Although it may seem like the debt will follow you for years to come, there are a few ways to try and get your debt under control and pay it off more quickly. Below are 5 tips on how you can lower your student loan debt at a faster rate. 1. Always try and make an extra payment…
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30 Tips on How To Live Large On a $100 Per Week In College

Are you one of those college students who thought that you’d be living large while you were away at college? If your first trip to the grocery store left you with sticker shock, you’ll surely want to read further. Learning how fast money goes while you are in college jolts many students into reality. When you see the mounds of packages of ramen noodles in the other dorm rooms,…
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10 Tips For Boosting Your Credit Score Fast

Having a good credit score is essential to have as you move through life. Loans are an unavoidable part of life for most people. Establishing a solid credit history and retaining a high credit score can have a powerful impact on your present and future quality of life as you apply for loans or credit cards. Understanding how your credit score is determined will be very helpful when it…
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Top 10 Money Mistakes People Make

If you are bringing lunch to work, paying your credit cards on time and putting away savings each paycheck, you are pretty on top of your finances. Unfortunately, many people are not.  We know what we should be doing to be financially fit, but sometimes we fall short. Read on for key money mistakes you want to avoid so that you make better financial decisions for the future. Not…
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7 Marriage Tax Breaks and Tips for New Couples in 2019

[Image via Pexels] Marriage brings about many exciting changes. While taxes might not be at the top of your list — with a little digging, you'll realize valuable benefits. Here is a handy guide for your first set of taxes as newlyweds to help you reap the rewards you deserve. 1. Officially update your name and address To start, you want to be certain your W-2s and any other…
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Understanding your Credit Report and Credit Score

Nowadays there are many ways to go about accessing your credit score and credit report.  Many of the companies out there offer pretty much the same services, they may just present them differently.  Your credit score is crucial because both creditors and lenders utilize this information when deciding to do business with you.  For this reason, it behooves you to find out what your credit score is 6 to…
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When Is The Best Time To Start Building Your Child’s Credit?

A healthy financial  future is dependent in a lot of ways on credit scores.   Today’s parents are increasingly worried about their children's credit.  What may surprise you is that you have the ability today to start building your child's credit. Today is the day to start building credit for your child A great way to start that credit building for your child is to call your credit card company…
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5 Personal Finance Tips For College Students

As college approaches for your child, there is no better time than the present to talk to them about their personal finances. It is our duty to make certain they have the tools to know how to budget and spend their money wisely.  Whether you are fitting the bill or not, college can become very expensive with poor spending habits. Here are 5 personal finance tips to get college…
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