Articles in category “Common Financial Info”

  1. Learn to be Financially Responsible

    Published on April 27, 2016

    Graduation is just around the corner and before you know it you could be faced with some tough financial decisions. Check out these personal finance basics to get you ready for the next phase in your life. Read More

  2. BIG Investments = BIG Decisions

    Published on March 16, 2016

    Buying a home can be one of the scariest decisions of your life, but also one of the best. Before visiting with a realtor or starting your house hunting, you need to ask yourself a few questions. Read More

  3. 3 Perks of Preparing Your Own Taxes – Online!

    Published on March 1, 2016

    Tax season is coming to a close sooner than you’d expect. Have you filed your taxes yet? One of the simplest ways to file your taxes is through an online tax preparation service. Read More

  4. Don’t Be Scared By Your Credit Report or Credit Score!

    Published on October 1, 2015

    You always hear you need to face your fears. One way that’s often suggested is to learn as much as possible about what you’re frightened of; research can simplify and sometimes take away the unknown “scary” characteristics of your fear. Read More

  5. Celebrate Your Financial Freedom!

    Published on June 29, 2015

    Three steps is all it takes to get you started on the road to financial freedom! Read More

  6. 4 Simple Father’s Day Gifts

    Published on June 18, 2015

    Father's Day is quickly approaching! Do you have a gift for your dad yet? Check out these 4 simple gift ideas! Read More

  7. “Help! I Haven’t Filed My Taxes Yet!”

    Published on April 1, 2015

    Now that we’ve entered April, Tax Day is quickly approaching. If you haven’t filed your tax return yet, NOW is the time to get the process rolling! Read More

  8. Protecting Your Credit in 2015

    Published on January 8, 2015

    Let's start the New Year right with a few tips to help keep your credit safe! Read More

  9. Our Top Financial Tips for 2015

    Published on December 29, 2014

    The year is winding down quickly and thoughts of the New Year is on the minds of many. Here's our top financial resolutions for 2015! Read More

  10. Holiday Gifting: Don’t Go Overboard

    Published on December 9, 2014

    How much do you plan on spending for gifts this holiday season? Make sure you don't find yourself in debt at the start of the new year by following these tips to help you save! Read More

  11. Greatest Tips for Surviving Black Friday

    Published on November 24, 2014

    Are you one of the many consumers who braves the stores on Black Friday? Here's a few tips to help you keep your cool - and save! Read More

  12. 5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Identity

    Published on October 3, 2014

    Keeping your identity safe is important - check out these 5 simple tips to help keep your identity from being stolen. Read More

  13. Simplifying: Debt Consolidation

    Published on September 8, 2014

    What exactly is debt consolidation? While many may have heard of this term, to a consumer that is new to credit, the whole process can be a bit confusing... Read More

  14. Steps to Homeownership

    Published on June 3, 2014

    Helpful steps to follow when you're looking to purchase your own home and enjoy the home buying experience. Read More

  15. Financial Pointers for New Graduates

    Published on May 7, 2014

    Having a good knowledge of finances can help high school or college graduates transition to life in the real world. Read More

  16. Two Quick Steps to a Better Handle on Your Finances

    Published on October 7, 2013

    There are many things you can do to save money each day… making your own cup of coffee instead of grabbing a latte on your way to work; eating in instead of dining out; clipping coupons; and more, but here are a couple other ways you can get a better handle on your finances. Read More

  17. Income Tax Filing tips, for the Tax Procrastinators!

    Published on April 7, 2011

    The IRS says as many as 25% of filers do so in the 2 weeks before the deadline. Once you've filed your 2010 return, just think, you have a whole year before you have to do it all over again! Read More

  18. How's your insurance coverage holding up?

    Published on March 29, 2011

    Many people don’t plan for the unexpected so they find themselves in a tough situation when something catastrophic happens. It can be tough to think about these devastating events and hopefully they never happen to you or your loved ones but if you’re prepared it can lessen the pain of the unexpected in life. Read More

  19. In the market for a new home or refinancing an existing loan?

    Published on February 24, 2011

    If you are looking to buy a new home or refinance your existing mortgage loan, be prepared as the process may not be as easy as you think. With the unemployment rates, extremely low home prices and foreclosures on the rise, consumers are finding it difficult to get financing. Read More

  20. Shopping for a department store credit card? Consider this...

    Published on February 15, 2011

    Can't decide between a Kohls, Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart or Old Navy department store credit card or a regular rewards credit card, here are some things to think about. Read More

  21. Alternatives to home equity loans or mortgage refinancing?

    Published on January 25, 2011

    An alternative to a home equity loan or mortgage refinance loan may be a short term loan for some. Read More

  22. How do Unsecured Credit Cards differ from Secured Credit Cards?

    Published on January 11, 2011

    Before applying for a credit card, learn the differences between an unsecured credit card and a secured credit card. Read More


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