Do Business Credit Cards Help Build Business Credit?

If you want to build business credit for your company (even if that company is only you), here are six things you should know about business credit cards and how they relate to your business’s credit standing.

More Financial Institutions Give Free Credit Scores

As more and more financial institutions and credit card issuers jump on the free score trend, consumers now have more options than ever for getting free credit scores.

Got Good Credit? Here’s How to Buy a Home With Little or Zero Down

In the market for a new home? Several options exist today that allow borrowers with good credit to buy a home with little or zero down, as long as they meet other underwriting requirements.

4 Simple Steps Anyone Can Use to Reach Financial Goals

An action plan to reach financial goals isn’t something reserved for New Year’s resolutions. You can begin at any time of year. Here are four steps that anyone can use — even you! — to reach financial goals.

How to Get the Best Price on a New Car

When it comes to best practices for buying a new car, separating sound advice from old wives’ tales is difficult. Here, we break down new car buying tips and strategies and discuss what works and what doesn’t, to help you get the best price on a new car.

Financial Abuse Against the Elderly, Protecting Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

Financial abuse against the elderly is real and costly. Some estimates put the total loss at $37 billion each year. While many abuses are instigated by strangers who prey on society’s most vulnerable, many losses are caused by people the victims trust. Here’s what you need to know to protect aging parents from financial fraud.

How to Pay Off a Collection Account

Are you being hounded by a debt collector to pay off a collection account you owe? Read on to find out what you need to know when dealing with collections, and the steps you’ll want to take, before you agree to pay off a collection account.