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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Poshmark guide

Your Guide to Second-Hand Selling on Poshmark

Since its launch in 2011, Poshmark has taken the online buying and selling community by storm. As a second-hand fashion app, Poshmark connects people around a shared love of fashion – but it’s also a great platform to help you clean up your closet and make a bit of extra […]

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financial health

Where to Check the Vital Signs of Your Personal Financial Health

There's an old business saying attributed to more than half a dozen different corporate gurus, and it's absolutely true: “What gets measured gets improved.” There's something about human nature that turns anything with numbers attached to it into a game. Simply making the numbers better feeds some deep need inside [...]
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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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