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Easy Steps to Help Improve Your Credit Score

Most people are under the assumption that improving their credit score is a long and tedious process. While it certainly can’t be done overnight, raising your credit doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a few simple steps to get you on the path to a better credit score.

Posted on May 5, 2017

Financial Planning: The Benefits of Financial Education

Many people might believe financial planning is only for the wealthy, or at least the accountants that wealthy individuals hire. However, no matter your level of income, financial literacy and education is a crucial skill that everyone should start cultivating from a young age. The more familiar you are with the financial world, the more stable you can be throughout your life.

Posted on May 5, 2017

Seven Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Seven Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on May 3, 2017

Student Loans, Choose Help Over Avoidance

Student loan repayment options are available, find out yours today!

Posted on April 24, 2017

Too Much Debt, What to do When You Are Juggling Bills

Useful tools to help you make decisions on paying bills.

Posted on April 19, 2017

Average U.S. Consumer Debt

Credit Cards Average owed by U.S. households: $16,748 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $779 billion Mortgages Average owed by U.S. households: $176,222 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $8.48 trillion Auto Loans Average owed by U.S. households: $28,948 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $1.16 trillion Student Loans Average owed by U.S. households: $49,905 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $1.31 trillion Any Type...

Posted on April 13, 2017

Your Free Credit Report

How to get your free credit report

Posted on April 10, 2017

Can’t Get Your Credit Report Online? You’re Not Alone

Many people have a difficult time obtaining their credit report through Annual Credit Report.com. Here is what to do if that happens to you.

Posted on April 10, 2017

How to Apply for a Student Loan

Whether you’re entering your freshman year or finishing up a graduate degree, a new year of college can be both exciting and stressful. In addition to choosing your classes and degree path you’ll, have to find a way to pay for your education. Fortunately, there are a variety of...

Posted on April 7, 2017

Bad News for FFEL Student Loan Borrowers

The U.S. Department of Education's decision to reverse it's rule on the addition of collection fees to student loans may cost borrowers thousands of dollars.

Posted on March 21, 2017