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Time To Put Your Credit On Ice? 04/28/2020

A credit freeze, which prevents the opening of any new credit accounts in your name, can be an effective tool. It works because once you’ve frozen your credit, new lenders can’t look at your credit report without your permission … which stops identity thieves cold in their tracks.

4 Ways To Use Your Stimulus Check 04/27/2020

Now more than ever, financial wellness is top of mind as people are looking for answers on best practices to manage their funds during these uncertain times.

4 Simple Financial Fitness Activities that Parents & Students Can Do at Home 04/15/2020

With April being Financial Literacy Month, why not propose an activity that is educational and fun? You might even learn something new yourself.

5 Ways to Boost Your Financial Health Amidst COVID-19 04/13/2020

Here are five concrete ways for you to jumpstart your financial wellness in the wake of the novel coronavirus.

Right of Rescission 03/16/2020

The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) is a federal law in the United, created in 1968. According to Investopedia, TILA's purpose is "to help protect consumers in their dealings with lenders and creditors." The Right of Rescission is specifically meant to allow consumers to back out of certain transactions with lenders within a three-day window with no questions asked. Once the rescission has been made, "the lender must give up its claim to the property." The lender then has 20 days to refund all fees.

Stop Making These 5 Car Buying Mistakes 02/19/2020

There’s never been greater access to information on everything from make, model, fuel efficiency, past accidents and more to help you make the right decision. Yet, according to Edmunds.com, consumers continue to make the same buying mistakes. Are you guilty of these?

13 Reasons To Love A Credit Union 02/14/2020

Fall in love with a Credit Union this Valentine's day.

4 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes 01/17/2020

The stars have aligned and finally, instead of just watching those house hunting shows, it’s your turn to being the search for your first home. According to the National Association of Realtors 2018 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report, 34% of all home buyers are first-time buyers. In addition, 65% of those first-time, would-be homeowners are under the age of 37.

What’s in Your Credit Report? 01/17/2020

The Fair Credit Reporting Act entitles everyone to one free credit report every year from each of the three nationwide credit bureaus, but many consumers don’t take advantage of it.

Four Online Shopping Safety Tips For The Holidays 12/17/2019

Here are few tips from the Federal Trade Commission and Identity Theft Resource Center on how to protect your digital profile.