Posts Tagged ‘Credit.com’

How a personal finance failure can be a good thing

How a personal finance failure can be a good thing

Just about everybody experiences money problems. Unless you’re born into the upper crust, odds are you or your family will go through some sort of personal finance catastrophe at some point. Actually, in all [...]

7 reasons you’re less productive in the summer

7 reasons you’re less productive in the summer

Americans are terrible at taking vacations, and that’s a shame, because they aren’t helping their companies or themselves. People are just less productive in summer, for a whole host of reasons. So you [...]

Are Americans raiding their piggy banks?

Are Americans raiding their piggy banks?

Consumer spending increased 1% from March to April, the biggest increase in more than six years, according to a Reuters report on new Commerce Department data. In very basic economic terms, a jump in consumer [...]

5 ways to be a hipster without going broke

5 ways to be a hipster without going broke

You walk into a cozy nook. The smell of old books and hot chai fill the air. Then you see them: hipsters. They’re so cool, with their hair and their clothes and their Macbook [...]

How to make ‘good debt’ work for you

How to make ‘good debt’ work for you

Thanks to the economic downturn and its lingering effects, the word "debt" predominantly carries a negative connotation. But you may have heard in the midst of balancing your budget or planning for retirement, that not [...]

4 ways to get yourself fired up about saving money

4 ways to get yourself fired up about saving money

Staying motivated isn’t easy, especially when it comes to financial matters. Between our jobs, families and social obligations, it can be difficult to keep our finances in order. Luckily, there are some simple things [...]

A simple financial checklist you really need

A simple financial checklist you really need

When it comes to your fiscal health, things may seem overwhelming. There are so many different responsibilities and goals you have to keep straight to be truly on the right track. If you are struggling [...]

Student loan debt: America’s next big crisis

Student loan debt: America’s next big crisis

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its latest Report on Household Debt and Credit Developments, and the news isn't good for student-borrowers. As of the second calendar quarter ending June 30, seriously delinquent [...]

5 emergency options when you need cash right now

5 emergency options when you need cash right now

Totaled your car? Had a medical emergency? Unexpected job loss? When you are strapped for cash, it may seem like there is nowhere to turn. In fact, there are a multitude of options when you [...]

5 money tips millennials will actually use

5 money tips millennials will actually use

As a millennial, I’ve never felt like the majority of financial advice circulating in articles and books speaks to me. I find it’s often written by people coming from an entirely different generation. [...]

6 perks you can get at a credit union

6 perks you can get at a credit union

by: Gerri Detweiler If you’re not a member of a credit union, you may wonder why anyone is. You don’t see their ATMs all over town, nor do you hear much about their [...]

8 easy ways to simplify your financial life

8 easy ways to simplify your financial life

by: AJ Smith Do you find yourself overwhelmed by your financial responsibilities? Do you sometimes ignore your accounts and budget because thinking about them adds stress or confusion? Understanding the steps for good financial decision-making [...]

Millions could be saving $200 a month on mortgages

Millions could be saving $200 a month on mortgages

by: Christine DiGangi, Credit.com About 6.5 million mortgage borrowers could qualify for and benefit from refinancing their home loans, according to the "Mortgage Monitor Report" from Black Knight Financial Services, which could translate [...]

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