Cars and Credit: Leasing vs. Buying With Bad Credit

In the market for a new car? There’s a lot of decisions on the road ahead. What kind of car meets your needs? Is it in your budget? New or used? Lease or buy? All of these decisions have one common factor that needs to be considered as you work through them: Your credit. Unless you are able to pay for a car in cash outright — which very few can do — your credit will be considered at some point in the car purchasing process. But what if you have bad credit?

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What Credit Score Is Needed to Rent an Apartment

What Credit Score Is Needed to Rent an Apartment

It can be hard enough to find an apartment that you like (and can afford), much less worrying about whether or not your credit score is good enough to land the lease. Unfortunately, there is no set credit score that will guarantee you the chance to rent. The majority of […]

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How to Invest on a Small Budget

Think investing is only for the wealthy? Think again. Think you’re behind and can’t catch up? No way. The fact is investing is available to everyone, no matter your budget, your age or your experience level. With a little bit of basic knowledge and the help of some tools, you can start investing before you even finish this article!

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Easy Ways to Save Money

If your savings account is not as bountiful as you want it to be, you’re not alone. In 2017, 57% of Americans reported having less than $1,000 in savings, with 39% of those people having nothing at all.7

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Try These Easy Budgeting Systems

Looking to get into budgeting? We’re here to help you get started! There are tons of budgeting tools and methods out there to keep expenditures in check on everything from groceries to gas. And better yet, there are different levels of budgeting. If you’re worried about using too complicated of […]

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