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Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

Tips for Purchasing a Used Car

The process of searching for used cars can be long and exhausting. This is especially true if you're not sure where to start. Are you purchasing from a private seller or a dealer?

Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

What You Need to Know About ChexSystems

Before we start, you might be wondering what ChexSystems even is, and why does it matter to me? ChexSystems is an agency that gathers banking information on consumers....

Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

Understanding Common Car Loan Terms

Shopping for a car loan is an extensive process that can tax your mental energy. It's difficult enough trying to manage your own finances in relation to the car loan process before you even consider...

Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

How Many Credit Cards Is Too Many?

Credit has undoubtedly created a system of convenience for many consumers. However, with this convenience comes a moderate amount of micromanaging, especially as it pertains...

Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

Travel Tips to Stay Within Your Budget

You may think it’s impossible to experience extravagant trips within a reasonable budget. However, this assumption is not correct in every scenario.

Quick Tips When Test Driving A Car

Quick Tips When Test Driving A Car

Shopping for a vehicle can be quite involved. From looking for the right fit to securing the loan, vehicle shopping requires time and effort.

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Selling a home presents a number of unique challenges. From finding the right real estate agent, (or doing it yourself), to showcasing your home to prospective buyers, it can....

How To Save Money on College Tuition

Four Tips for Managing Your Checking Account

Money management can seem like a daunting task. You may think checking account management is time-consuming, ineffective, and requires organizational skills you may not possess....

How To Save Money on College Tuition

How To Save Money on College Tuition

Growing up, we've been taught the importance of a college degree for a successful financial future. Jobs in many industries prioritize degree-holding applications over those with a high school diploma...

5 Tips for Smart Holiday Shopping

How to Tackle Debt

If you've ever experienced debt, you know it can affect your entire life. You feel like your paycheck should be made payable to your credit card company, student loan organization, or mortgage broker...

5 Tips for Smart Holiday Shopping

5 Tips for Smart Holiday Shopping

The Holiday Season is here, and with it comes the promise of neatly wrapped presents. If you haven't yet started to make a list and check it twice, consider so for the sake of your budget. Learn how you can...

Rebate vs. 0% Interest - A Closer Look

Rebate vs. 0% Interest - A Closer Look

Vehicle financing can be confusing if you don't do the calculations. It's easy to be attracted to advertisements with 0% Financing. What you don't readily see are those fine print restrictions that...

Checking Account Comparison: Banks versus Credit Unions

Checking Account Comparison: Banks versus Credit Unions

Checking accounts are simple, timesaving accounts designed to help people manage their money and transact financial business. It's safer than carrying cash and documents when someone...

Buying Vs. Leasing A Vehicle: Which Is Right for You?

Buying Vs. Leasing A Vehicle: Which Is Right for You?

Shopping for a new vehicle can be a hassle for many of us. Part of this stress can come from the confusion between whether to lease or buy a vehicle...

5 Tips to Protect Your Credit Card While Traveling Abroad

5 Tips to Protect Your Credit Card While Traveling Abroad!

There's no time like summertime... with barbecues, nights by the campfire, or lazy days on the beach. Traveling during the summer is one of life's greatest luxuries...

Home Loan Pre-Qualification & Pre-Approval

3 Great Vacation Options on A Budget

With summer getting into full swing, the odds are you're looking forward to taking some time off, soaking up some sun, or going on a new adventure. However, with prices continuing too skyrocket across...

Home Loan Pre-Qualification & Pre-Approval

Home Loan Pre-Qualification & Pre-Approval

Purchasing a home is an exciting time in anyone's life, but there are numerous steps the buyer must take before the seller can hand over the keys. Before potential...

Cash Rebates Vs. 0% Financing

Cash Rebates Vs. 0% Financing

When you're purchasing any type of vehicle you want to find the best deal possible. Many promotional ads offer cash back, while others entice prospective buyers with the promise of zero percent financing.

How to Know when It's Time to Remodel

How to Know when It's Time to Remodel

While many homeowners choose to remodel as a result of worn countertops or broken tile, there are a variety of reasons to renovate that do not deal with obvious repairs. Consider the following when...

4 Ways to Save Money in College

4 Ways to Save Money in College

For a young college student, saving money isn't always the easiest task. Borrowing money can help alleviate stress, but you don't want to owe more than you originally planned. Whether you work over...

Paying Off Debt Faster with Consolidation

Paying Off Debt Faster with Consolidation

For students and multi-member households alike, credit card debt can quickly spiral out of control. Making multiple payments on several different cards can put a strain on a monthly budget, and it can prolong...

6 Tips on Shopping Smart During the Holidays

6 Tips on Shopping Smart During the Holidays

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are falling, and the houses are lit with the glow of warm, twinkly lights. The holiday season is here, and with it comes promise of neatly packaged presents...

Financing Your New or Used Vehicle with Credit Union

Financing Your New or Used Vehicle with Credit Union

Whether you're a recent college grad or a new parent, searching for an affordable car loan can become an overwhelming endeavor. The bank doesn't always have your best interest in mind, and car...

Difference Between a Credit Union and a Bank

Difference Between a Credit Union and a Bank

If you aren't aware of the core differences between a bank and a federal credit union, there's good news ahead -- you're not alone. Discover what sets the two institutions apart, and how consumers continue to prefer the...

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