Taking out a mortgage to purchase a home is a big decision; it is likely you’ll be borrowing a significant amount of money that will take several decades to repay. Because this is a significant milestone, it’s crucial to avoid common mortgage mistakes that could cause you to pay too much or miss out on… (read more)
Your child spends an average of 180 days in school during the academic year. It’s super easy to reward your child(ren) for getting good grades and their academic success. Rewarding your children for their academic success can boost their self-confidence and morale. The most common way parents reward their children is with money. Reward Your… (read more)
Healthy credit history is an important part of significant milestones in life. You’ll need good credit to qualify for mortgages, auto loans, and sometimes even a new job. Plus, when you use your credit wisely, it can help save you money, secure better interest rates and more. If you’re just starting out with a credit… (read more)
Almost 50% of Americans are carrying credit card balances, and nearly ¼ have incurred additional credit card debt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting rid of card debt may seem overwhelming, but we’ve got a five-step plan to help.
Whether you are refreshing a paint color, completely upgrading an existing space to make it more functional and inviting, or creating a brand new space, don’t let the thought of starting a home renovation project overwhelm you. We’ve laid out six essential renovation tips to think about before you begin. Define the Scope of Work … (read more)
Last week guest blogger Nichole Coyle shared some ideas on how to help your younger children (age 3-12) understand money, financial responsibility, savings, and more. This week, she’s sharing some ideas on how teaching your teen about money can help them succeed as they become an adult. If you read last week’s blog post, you… (read more)