How Many Credit Cards Should You Have – Really?

Financial Education

The High Cost of Bad Credit

June 6, 2019

When you have bad credit, you're more likely to get high interest rates for car loans and mortgages. Since those loans last years and even decades, that means you end up paying thousands of dollars more for the money you borrowed. Read more.

Intro to Credit Course

June 5, 2019

Learn the basics of credit in this introductory course. Read more.

Do You Really Need an 850 Credit Score?

June 4, 2019

While getting that perfect 850 credit score is possible, it's not always necessary. Here's why. Read more.

Credit Scores Needed for VA and FHA Loans

May 28, 2019

Certain programs are designed to lower the barrier of entry for home ownership, including VA and FHA loans. Here's what you need to know about their credit score requirements. Read more.

Credit Builder Loan vs. Personal Loan - What's the Difference?

May 16, 2019

They might sound similar, but there are some key differences between credit builder loans and personal loans. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to decide which might be right for you. Read more.

Best Ways to Keep Your Finances In Line During PCS Moves

May 14, 2019

Military relocation creates a combo of stressors for Servicemembers and their families. Going into PCS moves prepared not only helps reduce stress, it can help you avoid costly mistakes. Here's what you need to know before your next PCS move. Read more.

Everything You Need to Know About the FIRE Movement: The Complete Guide to Retiring Early

May 13, 2019

The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement is here. Are you on board? Here’s what you need to know about how to retire early. Read more.

Why Dave Ramsey Doesn’t Work for Everyone

May 9, 2019

If you tried and failed with Dave Ramsey, don't be too hard on yourself. Personal finance is personal, after all. Let’s look at some of the best parts of Dave Ramsey’s money strategies, where they make sense and who might want to follow a different path. Read more.