This week we’re sharing tips on how to avoid hidden sources of debt, prioritize monthly payments, and what tax moves to make before the year-end.  Here’s what you need to know now: Excessive spending, unemployment and unexpected medical bills are not the only circumstances that can lead to unwanted debt. Maryalene LaPonsie from U.S. News… Read More


This week we’re discussing how to avoid common IRA mistakes, become a more skilled investor, and whether or not you should add your teenager as an authorized credit card user. Here’s what you need to know now: Along with 401Ks, IRAs are one of the most popular retirement accounts. They provide more flexibility than other… Read More


In this week’s edition of “What’s Impacting Your Wallet,” we’re sharing tips on how to effectively list your home for sale, improve your credit score, and pay off any lingering credit card debt. Here’s what you need to know now: Selling your house is a massive financial undertaking, especially when you take into account the… Read More


This week we’re sharing how you can ditch bad financial habits, establish trust with your financial advisor and choose the right health care plan. Here’s what you need to know now: Poor financial habits can make budgeting impossible and destroy your long-term savings. Prioritizing, automation and goal-setting can help keep your budget and finances on… Read More


This week we’re sharing how you can become a strong home buyer, familiarize yourself with EMV cards, and develop a long-term investment strategy. Here’s what you need to know now: Looking to buy a home, but unsure of how you’ll stack up in today’s competitive real estate market? Scott Sheldon from Business Insider reveals the… Read More


This week we’re sharing how you can help your children avoid student loan debt, take the fear out of budgeting, and fund major home improvements. Here’s what you need to know now: Financing college for your children is no simple feat. Chances are it crosses your mind on a daily basis. Do you know if… Read More


This week we’re sharing how you can protect yourself from identity theft, fun ways to make extra cash, and how to keep your retirement plans on track while supporting a boomerang. Here’s what you need to know now: Identity theft is a scary topic, and for good reasons. If the wrong person gets their hands… Read More


This week we’re sharing how you can prepare your children for financial literacy, improve your credit before jumping into the home buying process, and save on rent. Here’s what you need to know now: Today many college-aged students are misinformed about essential financial facts because the need for them to be financially literate is often… Read More


This week we’re sharing ways to build credit without credit cards, what you should avoid at wholesale stores, and how to financially prepare for baby number two. Here’s what you need to know: Building credit is tough, especially when you have no credit to begin with. But according to Geoff Williams of U.S. News &… Read More


This week we’re sharing ways to recover from your summer splurging and some tips to live a more frugal life. Here’s what you need to know now: Summertime is all about kicking back and unwinding, but if you’re not careful, those unplanned restaurant visits, extravagant vacation and last-minute concert tickets can take a serious toll… Read More