How Much Should You Spend on Your Home?
Dreaming of homeownership? Dreaming of that new home can be fun, but finding out that you can’t afford it—not so much. As interest rates rise and inventory shrinks in many areas, that dream may seem […]
How to Save for a Big Purchase
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What to Know as Interest Rates Continue to Rise
The below content is meant to be informational and not used as financial advice. With the cost of gas, groceries and housing all going up, the Fed’s plans to increase interest rates may seem like […]
Is a Personal Loan Right for You?
When you think of taking out a loan, it’s usually for something specific and defined: an auto loan, a student loan, or a mortgage. But there are all sorts of things that happen in between […]
How to Do a No-Spend Month
If you’re anything like me, you may have experienced some shock looking at your credit card statement after the holidays. Between gift purchases, decorating, travel to see family and other general end of the year […]
What Is a Credit Card Balance Transfer, and Is It Right for Me?
If you have outstanding debt on a credit card, you may be wondering if you can save more with a new credit card, or by transferring your balance to another card. Much like refinancing an […]
Navigating the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Student loans and paying for the college experience in America continues to be a hot topic as we enter the second-half of 2021, and it’s easy to see why: Americans collectively carry $1.7 trillion in […]
The Art of Planning and Budgeting for Your Wedding
Hello, wedding season! Did you know 73% of weddings take place between May and October? The most popular wedding month is October, followed by September and June. No matter when you’re getting married, planning for […]
What to Know Before You Buy a Car
Whether you’re buying a new or used car, the process can be overwhelming. To save yourself both time and money – not to mention a few headaches – follow these tips to be prepared to […]
Budgeting for Everyone
Have you ever run out of money before the end of the month or before your next paycheck or allowance? Have you gone shopping or out with friends with a pocket full of cash only […]