Tag: credit history

Auto Loans

How to Pre-Qualify for an Auto Loan

March 04, 2022. Nicole Wakelin

Pre-qualifying for an auto loan is the first step to securing a loan and driving away in a new car.

Credit Cards

What Does and Doesn’t Affect Your Credit Score

November 01, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

There are five primary factors that can boost or lower your credit score.

Auto Insurance

The Complete Guide to Car Insurance for Teens

October 13, 2021. Vanessa Young

What to know about insurance when your teen is ready to get behind the wheel.

Savings

Financial Planning in Your 20s and 30s

August 01, 2021. Molly Clark

How to manage your money, even when it feels impossible.

Credit Cards

How to Build Your Credit Score

July 09, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

If you’re recovering from a poor financial stretch or simply just beginning your credit history, there are a number of ways to build your credit score.

Student Lending

Reasons to Refinance Student Loans: Pros and Cons

April 15, 2019. Shantal Riley

Student loan refinancing can you help you to pay back your debt more efficiently, but there are a few positives and negatives to consider first.

Mortgages

How Reverse Mortgage Lenders Work

November 30, 2018. Joanna Cutrara

Here are the eligibility rules you may not know, plus how to find reverse mortgage lenders and counselors.

Credit Cards

7 Simple Ways to Protect Against Child Identity Theft and Fraud

October 22, 2018. Joanna Cutrara

Child identity theft is on the rise and often doesn’t get caught until it’s too late. Learn how you can protect your child from scammers.

Credit Cards

Preparing Your Children for Their First Credit Card

October 20, 2018. Tara Schatz

A credit card can teach kids about spending, saving, budgeting and more. But it is also a big responsibility.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards for College Students

September 13, 2018. Tara Schatz

Credit cards for college students shouldn’t involve a lesson learned in the dangers of reckless spending. Use our guide to to learn how to spend smart.