Are You Ready to Buy Your First House? 4 Steps to Prepare Before You Buy

May 2, 2019

Deciding to buy a house is probably one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make. This is why it’s not something that should be done on a whim or taken lightly.

I’m speaking from experience here. Buying my first house 7 years ago one of my biggest financial mistakes.

Luckily, I can now say things turned out ok in the end. But I’d be lying if I didn’t say it was a struggle at times because I bought my house before I was really ready.

5 Tips for Negotiating with Your Creditors

May 1, 2019

Some things come with a fixed price tag, like groceries at U.S. supermarket chains. When you get to the cash register, you’ll be expected to pay the exact amount shown. But other items have some leeway—like most vehicles on a car dealer’s lot. Sure, there’s a price sticker affixed to every window. But it’s a … Continued

7 Best Alternatives to Payday Loans

March 14, 2019

Finding yourself in a situation where you need money quickly and you don’t have it on hand can be scary. Although most of us have heard about the dangers of payday loans, desperate times may lead you to consider a payday loan anyway. But, before you sign on the dotted line and take out a … Continued