Marriage and money
Budget tips for lowering credit card rates
If you carry debt and are looking for ways to pay it down quicker, you might want to consider lowering your interest rates with these helpful negotiation tips.
Budgeting questions to ask before buying your first home
As the decision to buy your first home gets closer, take the time to find answers to a few simple questions to help determine if the time is right.
Complete your financial to-do list before saying “I do”
While your marriage vows might not include credit scores and asset planning, the truth is that you are making a huge financial commitment to another person. Knowing your joint finances is important, so consider this checklist of financial questions to ask before marriage.
Compounding interest and why it matters
Compound interest can seem complicated, but simply put it is money that grows from interest on your interest enabling your savings to grow.
Credit union or bank: What's the difference?
Which is the better choice, a bank or a credit union? While both can offer answers to saving money they function differently. When thinking about money management, learn the differences.
Debit cards and credit cards are not the same
Most times we don't give a second thought to using a debit card for our purchases, but we should. Hackers are lurking at three very common locations.
Determining your adjusted gross income
The money you have made in a year, less certain expenses and payments you've made, is considered your adjusted gross income. That is the number used when filing income tax. Get a quick overview on how to calculate.