Tag: Financial Advice


Car Dealer Offering Zero Percent Financing

Should I Take the Zero-Percent Financing Offered by an Auto Dealer?

Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels, and I’ve seen some dealers advertising zero-percent financing. Should I take this offer? A: An auto loan without any interest sounds like a dream; however, there are many considerations before deciding to take out a zero-percent financing loan. Let’s take a closer look at…

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What Should I Do with My Stimulus Check?

The stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act have been landing in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. The $1,200 granted to most middle class adults is a welcome relief during these financially trying times. Many recipients may be wondering: What is the best way to use this…

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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…

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5 Ways Retailers Influence Our Spending

Retailers have one goal: to make you spend more money. Learn these commonly used marketing tactics to help you make smarter decisions.

Man working on kitchen renovations

Best Way to Finance a Home Improvement Project

Q: I’m doing some home renovations this summer and I’m not sure how to finance this expense. There are so many loan options, but which one makes the most sense?