Personal Finance

payment-historyHow Payment History Impacts Your Credit Score
September 21, 2022
This article helps you understand how to improve payment history on a credit report so that you have the best chance of improving your score. Read more.
overcoming-financial-stressors4 Ways To Manage Financial Stress
September 7, 2022
From rising gas prices to higher rents, the economic realities that many are facing can start to feel overwhelming. Here are four strategies that could help you cope with the financial stressors you might be encountering. Read more.
Can Credit Card Companies Garnish Your Wages Header - 01Can Credit Card Companies Garnish Your Wages?
August 29, 2022
If a credit card company files a court order and secures a judgment against you, then they can garnish your wages. We'll explain how wage garnishment works. Read more.
00 Food and beverage spending as a share of total spendingStates Where Residents Are Spending the Most on Food
August 29, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath reshaped many aspects of life in the U.S., and how Americans eat and drink is no exception. Read more.
talking-to-debt-collectorHow To Deal With Debt Collectors
August 26, 2022
It’s important to know how to deal with debt collectors when they contact you, what your rights are, and what to do if you can’t pay your debt right away. Read more.
What Is a Sinking Fund and How to Start One Header - 01What Is a Sinking Fund and How to Start One
August 22, 2022
Sinking funds are far more positive than they sound—and they allow for an easy way to budget in expected, high-cost items such as home and car repairs. Read more.
How divorce affects credit4 Ways to Protect Your Credit and Finances During a Divorce
August 9, 2022
Divorce can be a stressful experience for some, but there are actions you can take that may help when you decide to part ways. Below are four expert tips to protect your credit and finances during a divorce. Read more.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Save Money First Header - 01Should I Pay Off Debt or Save Money First?
August 3, 2022
It's tough to decide whether to pay off debts or save money first, but we've got some insights to help you make the best choices for your financial future. Read more.