Maybe you’re planning to make a big purchase, start a home improvement project, or consolidate existing debt. As you consider potential options for borrowing the funds you need, you might be wondering about credit cards vs. personal loans. Both choices are popular, but they certainly aren’t identical. Here we’ll compare the two options across five […]
Your credit score is an important part of your financial well-being. It’s one of the key factors lenders review to determine if they’re willing to offer you a new loan and what the terms will be. Here we’ll help you understand where your credit score comes from and what influences it.
With the end of summer right around the corner, you might be thinking of squeezing in one last getaway. Whether you’re embarking on an old-school road trip or an international expedition, sticking to your budget is always important.
Individuals and communities have increasingly become “Earth conscious,” making heroic efforts to save our planet from climate change, deforestation, pollution and other threats. While taking personal responsibility to repair the world may seem like a daunting task, it is actually a lot easier—and more affordable—than you may think. After making an investment in Mother Earth you can even save money. That means more green in your pocket in exchange for a greener, cleaner planet.
When you treat yourself to a new pair of shoes or dinner at a restaurant, you want to know that you can afford the splurge – instead of worrying that you’re spending beyond your means. Unfortunately, debt is more common than you might think: 60 percent of Americans say they don’t have the freedom to […]
Are you stressed about money? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. A recent survey conducted by Prosper Marketplace found that nearly 60 percent of Americans do not have the financial freedom to enjoy life. Nearly half of the people surveyed said they were living paycheck to paycheck and few have the means to absorb a financial […]