October 2012

There is a magic number that can mean thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. It tells strangers something about you, but it’s not your income, your monthly spending, or your date of birth. It’s your credit score. It tells credit card companies, car dealers and bankers whether or not to loan you money and […]


Taking “Personal Loans” to a New Level:  Should You Loan Money to Family or Friends? Money is tight all over, and maybe you know someone in a financial pinch. Perhaps he or she has been turned down already for a loan or line of credit and –wisely- want to avoid the high interest fees of […]


Reasons You Need To Switch Banks

by on October 15, 2012

Do you pay for every little extra from your bank? Hate your bank’s customer service (or lack of)? Pay for basic services? All are reasons to change banks, and you’re not the only one considering such a move. According to a March 2012 report by Javelin Strategy & Research, 11% of consumers want to change […]


People in debt can find the problem all consuming. Debt can cause stress for you on a personal level and put a wedge between people in a relationship. Feelings of guilt and anger about debt can lead to sleepless nights and depression. Some people don’t mind being in perpetual debt and can take it in […]