When comparing long-term loans, the interest rate and the annual percentage rate (APR) are often confused. While the interest rate refers to the annual interest expense of the loan, the APR reflects the annual cost of borrowing money from the lender. Clear as mud? Don’t worry; we can help.Read More
One of the best things you can do with a savings account is forget about it. If you don’t think about it, you can’t spend it. It’s there when you need it, and it’s earning dividends the whole time. However, like with most good advice, there can be a flip side.Read More
Budget billing can simplify your utility payments by making each month the same fixed amount, but it’s important to understand all the facts before signing up.
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Elevator pitches take humble-bragging to a new level. At its core, the concept of an elevator pitch is to squeeze all you can about your talents, strengths and work experience into the time it takes for an elevator to travel from one floor to the next.Read More
Many homeowners are thinking of making minor and major household improvements and for most, the cost will be prohibitive. The average kitchen remodel tops $60,000 and a bathroom overhaul can run $18,000. No worries, though! With some careful planning and smart choices, you can shave thousands off the cost of renovations.Read More
Back-to-school season means a flurry of shopping — and a flurry of scams. Scammers know that students and their parents are caught up in a frenzy of preparations and errands and are, therefore, more likely to fall victim to schemes. As you get ready for school, look out for these scams targeting college students and parents of private school students that tend to peak before the start of the school year.Read More
Is a debt consolidation loan right for you? If you’re up to your eyeballs in debt and overwhelmed by multiple bills each month and high interest rates…the answer could be yes.Read More
If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you can’t seem to find money to put into savings, then you probably need a budget.Read More