Personal Finance

Two rings on a set of divorce papersRebuilding Credit After Divorce
November 12, 2019
Divorce can do a number on your finances – and your credit. Learn how to help your credit recover. Read more.
Bride and groom sitting and holding handsWhat Happens to Your Credit When You Get Married?
November 7, 2019
When you get married, you and your spouse will begin supporingt one another’s financial journeys. Read on to learn about what happens to your credit when you get married. Read more.
Avalanche on a snowy mountain What’s the Debt Avalanche Method for Paying Down Debt?
October 31, 2019
The first step to becoming debt-free is to figure out your payoff strategy. Here's one approach you might want to try. Read more.
servicemembers-civil-reliec-act-scra-hero5 Things to Know About the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
October 15, 2019
Joining the military? Here are 5 things you need to know about the SCRA to make sure your finances are in order too. Read more.
Young woman sitting on floor looking at bills. How to Prioritize Debt Payments
September 19, 2019
If you're drowning in debt or struggling to pay what you owe, here are some ways to decide which debts to focus on first. Read more.
Image of a piggy bank and an ambulance. What is an Emergency Savings Fund?
September 3, 2019
If you faced an emergency expense tomorrow, would you have the money to pay for it? Learn why and how to start your savings safety net. Read more.
Hands exchanging a credit cardCan Undocumented Immigrants Build Credit?
August 27, 2019
Without a Social Security Number, it can be difficult to get credit. But not impossible. Learn how to establish credit without an SSN. Read more.
Snowballs rolling down a mountain What is the Debt Snowball Method
August 22, 2019
This popular debt payoff strategy is widely promoted by money personality Dave Ramsey. But what are the benefits, pitfalls and alternatives to this approach? Read on to find out. Read more.