One of the cornerstones of good personal finance habits is managing your credit well. This includes monitoring your credit report and knowing your credit score. I’ve shared how to do that with you previously, and Discover makes it easy by providing your FICO® Credit Score for free on monthly statements, but I know not everyone […]
Back to school is here and with it a flurry of shopping, lists that need to be checked off, and a small mountain of school supplies to be purchased. It’s an expensive time of year for families. Even with careful planning for necessary school purchases like school uniforms, new backpacks, or shoes for their growing […]
Credit cards and young people don’t seem to mix well. We all know the story of the teenager that goes off to college, gets their first credit card, and before they know it they’re in a mountain of debt with no way out. That story is all too common. I’m sure many of you relate […]
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to treat your sweetie. While you want the best for your Valentine, you also don’t want to overspend on this special day. If she’s anything like me, gifts are only made sweeter by the savings! One easy way to […]
If you follow financial guru Suze Orman, or read financial news it’s likely you’ve seen the big turnaround Suze made this week.