Posts Tagged ‘debt’

  If you’re receiving a tax refund this year, you might be tempted to splurge and make a large purchase. If you have other financial obligations, however, you may want to reconsider. The following are some ideas for putting your tax refund to good use: Take care of the necessities If there’s something you really […]

  If you’re getting married soon and looking to save money, you may have thought about skipping a honeymoon altogether, especially if you’re already spending a lot for your wedding. But the honeymoon of your dreams doesn’t have to break the bank, and there are ways you can still create wonderful memories while also cutting […]

Although the average retirement age is 62, more working people are choosing to retire much later in life for financial reasons. On the other hand, some people choose to work towards an early retirement. It may sound like a dream, but by putting a plan in place and sticking to a budget, it’s certainly a […]

Although the average retirement age is 62, more working people are choosing to retire much later in life for financial reasons. On the other hand, some people choose to work towards an early retirement. It may sound like a dream, but by putting a plan in place and sticking to a budget, it’s certainly a […]

It can be easy to overlook certain spending habits and other financial details of your life as a college student, but it’s important to know that certain decisions will help build a financial foundation that can affect you for many years to come. From credit scores to careers, avoid making the follow money mistakes in […]

It can be easy to overlook certain spending habits and other financial details of your life as a college student, but it’s important to know that certain decisions will help build a financial foundation that can affect you for many years to come. From credit scores to careers, avoid making the follow money mistakes in […]

You’ve been paying all of your credit card and loan bills on time, and you’re hoping to see an improvement in your credit score. But much to your dismay, you check your credit score and see that it dropped instead. It can be frustrating when this happens, especially since you thought you were doing everything […]

Aside from credit card debt, unpaid medical bills are another leading cause of consumer debt. Even with health insurance, it can be easy to accumulate hundreds (or thousands) of dollars in medical debt, especially if ongoing care or hospital admittance is required. Knowing more about medical bills and debunking some common medical myths can allow […]

Have you thought about giving up credit cards altogether, but not sure if it’s the right decision? There are both advantages and disadvantages to consider when it comes to credit card use. Some of those pros and cons include: Credit card advantages The opportunity to establish credit Even if you’re not too fond of the […]

Travel planning can be a lot of fun, but it can be easy to overlook certain things that can make your trip more expensive than it needs to be. Try to put an end to the following booking mistakes the next time you plan any travel, and you may notice a significant savings: Reserving your […]