why did my credit score go down

Why Did My Credit Score Go Down?

Keeping on top of your credit score is an important responsibility for every adult. Whether you’re receiving notifications on your phone, in your inbox or just diligently checking every month or so, knowing your score is critical to maintaining (and hopefully improving) it. But of course, life happens, and sometimes […]

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Stock Projections if you invested $1000

If You‘d Invested $1,000

The initial public offering (IPO) of a company’s stock can be a risky investment.  IPOs tend to underperform compared to the average of the rest of the market. Even high-profile IPOs such as Uber, Lyft, and Peloton took dramatic plunges in value in their first days of trading. On the […]

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How the Changing Seasons Affect Your Wallet

Seasonal Expenses to Expect Around the Year

Seasonal expenses typically occur each year, but they can still come as a surprise if there’s no extra room in your budget. It becomes especially difficult to manage cash emergencies when you’re living paycheck to paycheck. If you’re frequently in need of fast cash for unplanned expenses, it may help […]

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Common Fraud Strategies and Tips to Avoid Falling for Scams

Funding Scams, Red Flags and Other Fraud to Avoid

In 2018, $1.48 billion was lost due to fraud in the United States, according to data published by the Federal Trade Commission. Online fraud is constantly evolving, so it’s essential to stay up-to-date on the latest tactics that scammers use to mislead and dupe unsuspecting targets. Sometimes, a fraudster may […]

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