Money & Credit

  • Best ways to improve your credit score

      

    Let’s do a quick overview of credit scores, and then we’ll get into what you can do to improve it! Your credit score is a number that represents how well you’ve managed...

  • 10 U.S. cities with the fastest growing economies

      

    Are you thinking of moving somewhere new? Sometimes relocating can make all the difference in the world when it comes to finding better opportunities!  According to 24/7...

  • How to protect your Social Security number after a hack

      

    If you clicked here just to confirm that you have nothing to worry about, sorry – there’s plenty to worry about. This is the part in the movie when the doctor takes off her mask and...

  • Millennials like to lease cars, but watch out for these pitfalls

      

    Forget about the much-hyped predictions of millennials abandoning car ownership en masse. Leases among those aged 18 to 34 grew by 49% between 2012 and June 2016, according to numbers from...

  • Is $2,500 enough to make you exercise?

      

    Need a good reason to exercise? A new study found that exercising could save you a whole bunch of money!  The study from the Journal of the American Heart Association found that...

  • Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance?

      

    The cost of health insurance for you or your family is going higher and higher and often the plans come with very large deductibles. So there's an alternative that many people are using...

  • The rewards your credit card has that you probably don't know about...

      

    Credit cards come with a cornucopia of rewards and benefits that reward shoppers with every purchase. These rewards can make all the difference between a simple credit line and a perk-laden...

  • Get a self-driving car engineering degree for $2,400!

      

    We hear so much about self-driving cars these days. But before fully autonomous vehicles hit the road in big numbers, did you know they can be a big hit for your wallet right now—albeit in a...

  • 10 ways you're wasting money on groceries (and how to save!)

      

    The average American family of four spends anywhere from $1,000 to $1,500 per month on groceries -- typically making up the fourth biggest budget priority behind housing, transportation...

  • 5 money mistakes that can ruin your relationship

      

    Whether you're deep in credit card debt or on the road to early retirement, you've probably spent time worrying about money.  In fact, a study from the American Psychological...

  • 3 reasons you still feel broke even when you're making more money

      

    If you’re earning more but still feel like you’re living paycheck to paycheck, there’s a likely culprit: lifestyle inflation. Lifestyle inflation is the ultimate budget-killer...

  • 3 things every driver should know before buying gas

      

    When it comes to buying gas, most drivers want to pull up to the pump, fill up and drive off as quickly as they can. But if you stop to pay attention to a few key factors, you could...

  • Why you need to check your credit reports

      

    Most people don’t really understand the topic of credit. It’s complicated — and unless you studied finance, you probably never learned a thing about it in school. Why...

  • 4 bank perks you probably don't know about

      

    Whether you’ve got the big bucks or are working on it, it’s nice to know that some banks out there roll out the red carpet for loyal customers. 4 bank perks you might not know...

  • The IRS is hiring debt collectors: Here's what you need to know!

      

    The Internal Revenue Service will soon begin using private collection firms for some overdue federal tax debts, the department announced Monday. The new program, authorized under a federal...