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Is Marry the House, Date the Rate a Good Homebuying Strategy?
April 26, 2023. Andrew Sheldon
Is now the right time to buy a house? If you utilize the strategy of “marry the house, date the rate,” the answer could be yes.
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.
Good Debt vs. Bad Debt
August 06, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
Is there such a thing as good debt? What type of debt should you avoid? We answer your debt questions.
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.
What I Learned Sending My Kid to College (That Isn’t Taught in Textbooks)
July 01, 2021. Donald Kerr
College is getting more expensive – and more difficult to pay for – every year. But there are numerous ways to save money on tuition.
Simple Ways to Avoid Credit Card Debt
December 07, 2018. Tara Schatz
Credit cards let you spend beyond your means. Avoid the pitfalls of credit card debt with this helpful guide.
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.
8 Things You Should Never Use Your Credit Card For
October 09, 2018. Tara Schatz
It’s tempting to swipe a card and worry about the bill later. But there are times when using a credit card for payment isn’t the best idea.
Early 401k Withdrawal Explained
October 01, 2018. Joanna Cutrara
Taking money out of your 401k before it’s time is complicated. Learn more about early 401k withdrawals and penalties.
Explaining Mortgage Insurance
June 01, 2017. AAA Staff
Q. Can you explain mortgage insurance? A. Mortgage insurance, sometimes referred to as private mortgage insurance or PMI, protects lenders against borrowers who default on their loans. Any borrower who puts down less than 20 percent on a mortgage should expect to pay mortgage insurance, which is often paid on a monthly basis with other…