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5 Ways to Damage Your Financial Standing

Are you really in control of your money? If you’ve fallen into any of these patterns, you could actually be hurting your financial status. Having…


Give Yourself a Financial Checkup

The end of the year is approaching fast. Do you need a financial tune-up? Here are a few areas to consider as you reflect and review: Review your…


When NOT to Charge

The holidays are coming up soon. Take note of these credit red flags – and put your card away at these times. After midnight. Your judgment may be…


When Compound Interest Hurts You

Instead of working in your favor (as with a savings account), the power of compound interest works against you with debt. If you start with a $500…


Why Your Credit Score Matters

Your credit score can determine: • Whether you will be approved for credit • The interest rate on your loans • The cost of your homeowner’s and car…