Do you know your loan balances? You may know that regular payments are automatically deducted or you write a monthly check and mail in your payment. But when was the last time you looked at those loan balances?
It is important to know what you... (Read More)
Millions of people get into trouble every year with credit card debt. But as it gets tougher and tougher to make payments, they enter a world that is full of uncertainty, with new terminology, procedures and even threats to their financial futures... (Read More)
Is it really important to have a savings account? After all, you have a credit card, a checking account and a line of credit. Is one more account to track really necessary?
Yes, it is. And here's why:
Sure, you can swipe that credit card or... (Read More)
Identity theft is a fast-growing type of crime. Are you doing all you can to prevent someone from stealing your personal information and using it to open accounts or take out loans in your name? Here are some easy and effective ways to help prevent... (Read More)
Are you afraid you are falling behind on your loans? Maybe you already have received a past due notice for an auto loan, mortgage or even a personal loan. What are you supposed to do when you aren’t quite sure how to make that monthly... (Read More)
Do you have student loan debt? It's estimated that 40 million Americans have at least one student loan. The average amount owed: Nearly $30,000.
Whether you are starting your first job or have been employed in a post-college job for some time... (Read More)
Congratulations! You got the pay raise you were hoping for. But before you spend all that extra money, consider looking at these financial aspects of a pay increase.
Wait for your first paycheck. When that pay stub is available, glance over it to... (Read More)
Have you tried the Social Security Retirement Estimator? The Retirement Estimator can give you an idea of how much you will receive each month once you retire based on your Social Security earnings record. The Social Security Administration can't... (Read More)
When you think of the word membership, what comes to mind? Quickly think of all the places that call you a member and compare it to this list we compiled.
Country clubs, social clubs, golf clubs |
YMCAs and gyms |
Public and... (Read More)