Personal Finance Blog

How Being an Authorized User Could Boost Your Credit Score

April 24, 2019

Learn what it takes to become an authorized user on someone else's credit card and how it could help (or hurt) your credit score. Read more.

Freezing Your Credit: The Ultimate Guide

April 23, 2019

Here’s what you need to know about credit freezes, including how they affect your credit and when it’s worth using one. Read more.

Understanding Types of Credit – What They are and How to Use Them

April 18, 2019

Here's everything you need to know about the types of credit and how they impact your credit score, minus the financial jargon. Read more.

4 Types of People who Might not Want a Self Account

April 17, 2019

A Self account can be a great fit for a lot of people, it might not be right for everyone. Here's a guide to help you decide if it's right for you. Read more.

The Ultimate Guide to Saving on Student Housing: Both On and Off Campus

April 17, 2019

To live on campus or off? Student housing options offer different experiences and expenses. No matter where you decide to live in college, there are ways to save! Read more.

How to Read a Credit Report

April 16, 2019

The first way to help yourself help your credit score is to take a good hard look at your credit report. Here's how to read what you find there. Read more.

The complete guide to applying for a credit card for the first time

April 11, 2019

Applying for a credit card for the first time? Here’s what you need to know… Read more.

Getting a wedding loan with bad credit – is it worth the cost?

April 10, 2019

If you’re planning a wedding and worried about how your credit could affect your financing options, read ahead for everything you need to know. Read more.