Spring Clean Your Finances

As the weather starts to get a bit warmer, you might be thinking about spring cleaning in your home. It’s time to chase away those dust bunnies and take your unwanted items to Goodwill. While you’re at it, you might want to take time to spring clean your finances with these simple steps I found from Fiscal Fizzle: Start with…

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Tax Refund Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Tax Season is here! Alright, it’s time to fast forward to the fun stuff – your tax refund. How are you going to spend your tax refund this year? Are you planning to save it or are you going on a shopping spree? Before you make a decision, check out…

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Credit Score Breakdown

You’ve likely heard about credit scores before (thanks to all those commercials with terrible jingles), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And what’s the deal with checking them? A credit score is a number (usually between 350 and 800) that represents your creditworthiness. It’s a standardized measurement that financial institutions…

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Tips for Buying Your First Home

  Is there anything more stressful than buying your first home? Skydiving? Perhaps. But surely spending six figures – much of it borrowed – has to rank in the top five on anyone’s anxiety list. Buying your first place may not be stress-free, but it shouldn’t be a white-knuckle experience either, if you’re prepared. Here’s…

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