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Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip Jan 03: Starting 2016 – Let’s Make It a Success

Tweet What can we do to help achieve your 2016 goals and plans? Perhaps you are looking for a better career. Now is the time to find something more rewarding

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip Dec 20: Tax (or Fees) Increase?

Tweet You need to protect your income. So starting your own home business and setting it up as a S-Corp can help reduce your taxes (see your tax advisor for

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip Dec 13: Time to Refinance Your Home

Home buyers and current owners who want to refinance their homes should take note of a critical line that was recently crossed – the interest rate crossed the 4.0% level before inching back down.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip for Dec 06: What About Your FICO Score

Your FICO score is used by lenders to determine whether you will receive credit and, if so, at what interest rate and terms. The higher your score, the better the rate and terms.

Debt Management

5 Events That Can Destroy Your Finances if You Don’t Respond Quickly

Many of us live paycheck-to-paycheck in these uncertain times. It can be hard to save up money when you’re trying to pay rent or buy groceries.

Credit Reports

The Benefits of Having a Great FICO (Credit) Score

FICO Score is another name for Credit Score. FICO used to be the abbreviated name of the firm the Fair Isaac Company. This firm focused on consumer credit history and other factors important to lenders.

Small Business

How to Get Your SBA Small Business Loan

What are the chances that you will receive a small business loan from your bank? If you do apply for a loan from your bank and are approved, then the rest of this article is not for you.

Debt Management

Loan Consolidation Tips and Tricks

If you have debt, including high interest rate credit cards, then you may be desiring to consolidate what you owe. Debt consolidation can involve multiple loans and save you money.

Consumer Tips

15 Money Tips for the New Year

A new year means fresh possibilities, but your dreams may not come true without smart planning. The following 15 money tips can be rolled out in the coming year, ideas to help you generate wealth and live smarter.

Consumer Tips

Can You Pay Off Debt Without Money?

If you have a mountain of debt, you know that it may take years if not the better part of a decade to get out of debt.

Consumer Tips

How to Fix a Credit Report Error

Tweet That information is bought by companies and can have a profound impact on whether you get new credit, are approved to lease an apartment or even qualify for a

Consumer Tips

How to Obtain a Credit Card Credit Line Increase

It is possible to get a credit line increase for your credit card. Your current credit card may offer a small credit line, making it difficult for you to make larger purchases.

Consumer Financing

How to Improve Your Bad Credit Score

Your credit score can make or break you, denying you new credit and even keeping you from getting that new job.

Credit Cards

Bad Credit and Your New Car Lease

Leasing a new car is an option to financing, with both paths requiring consumers to have the means to get the vehicle. Those “means” include employment as well as an acceptable credit history required for approval.

Credit Cards

7 Credit Card Tips For Smart Consumers

When shopping for a new credit card it is important to keep a few things in mind. Opening up a new account can affect your credit and how you manage that credit can impact your credit score.