Category: Managing Your Money


How to Improve Your Credit Score

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is made up of three numbers, serving as an indicator of your financial history, wellness and responsibility. These three little numbers can spell the difference between approval and rejection for a mortgage, a job, a rental unit and so much more.

We have outlined how your credit score is calculated and steps you can take to improve your score.

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Money Matters in Tough Times

Money Matters in Tough Times

One of the most fundamental skills that anyone can possess is the ability to use the resources they have available to them in the best possible way. During times of affluence, you may not give resource management a second thought because there is enough to go around. During financial downturns, though, the money available is stretched thin. This is when we need to revisit old skills, or learn new ones, if we have never had to “tighten the belt” before.

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Prioritizing Bills During a Financial Crunch

A Guide to Prioritizing Bills During a Financial Crunch

Our vibrant, animated country has been put on pause. Busy thoroughfares are now empty of pedestrians and previously crowded malls are eerily vacant, as millions of Americans shelter in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Forced leave of work has left many wondering if and when they’ll receive their next paycheck.

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Beware COVID-19 Cure Scams

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across the planet, the race to find a cure has taken on desperate urgency. Pharmaceutical companies and researchers around the world are scrambling to find a way to stop the virus and to immunize people against becoming infected. (more…)




Why You Should Never Abbreviate 2020

It may be a new year and a new decade, but scammers are still looking to con you out of your money. In fact, experts are warning of a new scam that is as simple as changing the date on a personal check, financial document, or another important paper. (more…)