Why Good Credit Matters — Even if You Don’t Plan to Borrow

Why Good Credit Matters — Even if You Don’t Plan to Borrow

June 3, 2020 • 0 comments

Even if you don’t plan to borrow a dime, a good credit record is valuable. Think of it like a household fire extinguisher: It’s smart to have a good one even though you have no plans to use it. Here’s why good credit is so valuable.

Click article title above to read more...

Looking for Safer Ways to Pay? Go Contactless

Looking for Safer Ways to Pay? Go Contactless

May 27, 2020 • 0 comments

Financial coach and business owner Nadia Busseuil has been working hard to make her day-to-day purchases as contactless as possible during the COVID-19 crisis. If she has to pay for something in person, she uses “tap-to-pay” at checkout with her credit card or her smartphone’s wallet app.

Click article title above to read more...

Student Loan Interest Rate Dropping to Historic Low

Student Loan Interest Rate Dropping to Historic Low

May 20, 2020 • 0 comments

The interest rate on new undergraduate federal student loans will decrease to 2.75%, the lowest point on record, for the 2020-21 school year. That is a drop of 39% from 4.53% in 2019-20.

Click article title above to read more...

5 Money Goals If You’re Still Employed During COVID-19

5 Money Goals If You’re Still Employed During COVID-19

May 13, 2020 • 0 comments

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown tens of millions of people into financial turmoil. But not everyone is feeling the pinch. Not yet, at least. Here are five ways you can pay down debt, build up your savings and retool your budget while you’re staying at home.

Click article title above to read more...

For Self-Employed, Filing for Unemployment Benefits Is Getting Easier

For Self-Employed, Filing for Unemployment Benefits Is Getting Easier

May 6, 2020 • 0 comments

Gig workers, freelancers and self-employed workers who lost their income due to the coronavirus may now qualify for unemployment insurance.

Click article title above to read more...

Should You Use Your Emergency Fund During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

Should You Use Your Emergency Fund During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

April 29, 2020 • 0 comments

Emergency funds are designed to carry you through temporary financial hardships, like a job loss. That means you shouldn’t be afraid to use it when you actually need it — which could be right now.

Click article title above to read more...

You Can Now Get Free Weekly Credit Reports — Here’s How to Use Them

You Can Now Get Free Weekly Credit Reports — Here’s How to Use Them

April 22, 2020 • 0 comments

The three major credit-reporting agencies announced Monday that consumers can get free weekly credit reports from now through April 2021.

Click article title above to read more...

7 Kinds of COVID-19 Relief for College Students

7 Kinds of COVID-19 Relief for College Students

April 15, 2020 • 0 comments

Colleges nationwide are closing their doors and moving to online-only learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. If you’re left in the lurch, the federal stimulus provides some student loan relief. Here is additional financial help that may be available to college students.

Click article title above to read more...

What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Bills

What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Bills

April 8, 2020 • 0 comments

If you’re in a situation where you can’t pay all your bills, or likely to be there soon, you may have some options to limit the damage to your finances.

Click article title above to read more...

Free Ways to Protect Your Mental Health

Free Ways to Protect Your Mental Health

April 1, 2020 • 0 comments

In the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, life doesn’t just feel more bleak but also much, much different. And uncertainty, combined with life changes, can take a toll on anyone’s mental health. Here are a few free ways to protect your mental health during the pandemic.

Click article title above to read more...

Displaying results 11-20 (of 39)
 <  1 2 3 4  > 
Chat with us