• Get to Know Your Credit Score

    Credit Score Basics When you are applying for credit – whether it is for a car loan, student loan, credit card or mortgage – lenders want to know your credit risk, to know how likely someone is...

    • December 15, 2018
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  • Pay for College – Even With Bad Credit

    It may seem like the odds are stacked against you when it comes to getting a loan to pay for college. Coming out of high school, you don’t have a long credit history to draw from, so...

    • July 25, 2018
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  • How to Build and Maintain Great Business Credit

    How to Build and Maintain Great Business Credit No matter which industry you are in, you are going to need either a business loan and/or a line of credit for your business. While most business owners worry...

    • April 16, 2018
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  • How Credit Scores Impact Home Loans and Interest Rates

    If you have decided to buy a home, you will soon need to qualify for a home loan. Mortgage lenders will use both your credit score and credit report to determine if you qualify for financing. However,...

    • April 10, 2018
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  • Planning for Your First Mortgage

    Tips for First-Time Home Buyers Purchasing a home is one of the most important rites of passage towards the American Dream. Besides the intangible benefits, homeownership lets you build equity, and is the single biggest tax break...

    • March 24, 2018
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  • First-Time Home Buyers: What Lenders Want to Know

    So you’ve decided to buy a home. Congratulations! That’s a big decision. Reaching this decision means you have probably been talking to realtors and attending open houses, which is sort of putting the horse before the cart,...

    • March 9, 2018
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  • More Measures for Improving or Maintaining Good Credit

    A poor credit report can cost you when you go to make that major purchase – a car, home or school. But, don’t despair. It’s never too late to become credit worthy — take a few steps...

    • March 5, 2018
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  • Marriage & Debts: Helping to Repair Your Spouse’s Credit Score

    Congratulations – You’ve tied the knot! One of the first questions married couples ask their financial advisor is if their credit scores and debts are going to affect the other partner. While your credit scores are going...

    • February 20, 2018
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  • Take Measures to Repair Bad Credit

    Repair Your Credit and Improve Your Credit Score There is no simple, one-size fits all method of repairing bad credit – It takes time and diligence. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a...

    • February 6, 2018
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  • Credit Cards 101: Managing Debt in College

    For most college students, getting your first credit card is a rite of passage. However, if you already have classes, friends, internships and student loans to worry about, the last thing you need is thousands of dollars...

    • February 4, 2018
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