Creditors Offer Assistance for COVID-19 Circumstances

Virtually all Americans and people around the world are being affected by the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19). For many, it means incomes have been drastically reduced or even eliminated with no warning. Federal relief is on the way, but it will take some time for everyone to receive funds. Fortunately, many creditors are taking steps to assi...


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Tax Refund Advance: What You Need to Know

Many consumers plan to receive a tax refund every year. They use it for a variety of things, including paying down high-interest debt. So it’s no surprise that most would rather not wait too long to receive those funds. That’s were tax refund advance loans come in. These loans allow tax filers almost immediate access to their anticipated refund...


top 5 blog posts of 2019

5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we thought it would be interesting to see which blog posts you clicked and shared the most. It is always our goal to bring you financial information and education you can use to help you save money and reach your financial goals. Let’s take a look at the top blog posts for the last year:     Helping Veterans     W...


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Online Installment Loans: What You Need to Know

As consumers become increasingly aware of the dangers of high-interest payday loans and car title loans, a new type of loan is quickly gaining popularity. Sub-prime borrowers are now flocking to online installment loans. At first glance, they may seem like a more manageable option, since the loans are designed to be paid back over time, rather than...


the pros and cons of credit cards

The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards

When managed responsibly, credit cards are a useful financial tool. But problems can arise when consumers come to rely on credit cards to pay for everyday purchases, or to fund a lifestyle they can’t truly afford. To avoid unmanageable debt, some consumers choose to skip using credit cards at all, while others keep one card strictly for emergenci...


fundamentals of building a credit history

The Fundamentals of Building a Credit History

Establishing and maintaining a positive credit history is necessary to reach a number of important milestones, including buying a vehicle, purchasing a home and financing an education. Yet, many people don’t understand the basic building blocks of a credit history. Let’s take a look at the fundamentals of building a credit history.    Manag...