Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

Travel Hack Your Summer Vacation to Save Money

The term travel hacking sounds shameful at worst and like a scam at best, but travel hacking is simply taking advantage of the sign-on bonuses credit card companies offer in order to subsidize the cost of a trip. The risk, of course, is finding yourself overspending and creating credit card debt.

4 Financial Tips College Seniors Should Know

Senior year! It’s what you’ve been working towards since that first day of kindergarten – or at least what your parents have been thinking about. Senior year of undergrad is also the last time you really get to delay maturity and live in the protective bubble of college (grad school just isn’t the same). Even […]

What You Need to Know before Taking out a Loan

Before you apply for any kind of financing, it’s important to understand how loans work so you know which type is best for your situation. Here are some common questions and answers about loans.

Financial Advice For Your High School and College Graduate

Graduation is a thrilling and terrifying time for high school and college graduates alike. Even with four significant years separating those monumental moments, five basic pieces of financial wisdom hold true for both sets of graduates.

Release Yourself from the Shackles of Credit Card Debt

Getting financially fit is the second most common New Year’s resolution, after weight loss, of course. For many Americans, getting financially fit means dropping the weight of credit card debt. Even if you’ve already stumbled and screwed up (or forgotten) your New Year’s resolution, there are plenty of months left in the year to get on […]

Investing vs. Paying Off Deb: 6 Rules to Follow

You know you need to pay off debt. But you also know you need to save for emergencies, education, a house and retirement. There’s only so much money to go around, however. And, if you try to pay off 100 percent of your debt before you start to save, that could a really long time. […]

4 Common Money Mistakes Millennials Make

Ever kick yourself for not planning ahead financially or for making purchases you later regretted? You’re not alone. It’s easy to make a few missteps when you’re first starting out and learning how to stick to a budget. Although there are a few things other generations can learn from Millennials, here’s a look at four […]

What I’d Tell My 21-Year-Old Self About Money

As a new crop of college graduates enter the real world following graduation season, many of them will be new to renting apartments and paying their own credit card bills for the first time. In reflecting on the months following my own graduation and entrance into the working world, here’s what I’d tell my younger […]

Improve Your Credit Score and Save More in 3 Easy Steps

Did you know having a good credit score can save you thousands of dollars? Credit scores (or Fair Isaac Credit Score) follow you from job to job and don’t just determine the interest rate you pay on your auto or mortgage loan. Your credit score also can contribute to whether you are promoted in your […]