Renting vs. Buying: What Makes Sense for You?
The market is friendly. You have been saving for years. You’re wondering if it’s finally time to stop renting and buy a home. After all, you’ve outgrown the apartment life and your dog would love […]
The Basics of Student Loans
The college application process is daunting. For many people, like myself, attending higher education was made possible by financial support. It was not too long ago that I was in your shoes. I remember thinking, […]
Banking for Beginners
So you are dipping your toe into the pool of banking, and you are starting to realize that it is more than just free lollipops and pulling up to the ATM. As a millennial, I’ve […]
Personal Loans For Beginners: How Do Personal Loans Work?
Since everyone is in a different financial situation, financial institutions offer many lending options. Doing your research or talking to an advisor would be helpful to determine what’s right for you. One of the options […]
Secured Loans vs Unsecured Loans: What You Need to Know
Chances are that at some point or another, you’ve had to borrow money in the form of a loan (or will need to in the future). Loans can come in a variety of forms and […]
Credit Cards for Beginners
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How to Get Preapproved for an Auto Loan
Whether you’re ready for your very first car or need to update your ride, figuring out how you’ll finance your purchase can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there is one step you can take that will save […]
Cash vs. Credit vs. Debit – When to Use What
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Beginner’s Guide to Mortgages
What is a mortgage? Most would say it is a loan to purchase a home. That’s true, but mortgages come in many flavors with different terms and conditions.
Lease vs. Buy: Which Car Finance Option Is Right for You?
When the mileage read 45,000 miles on my car, I knew that the clock was ticking on my lease. I was strapped to a mileage cap on this particular car and now that I was […]