Deciding to upgrade your home is a big decision, but so is how you'll pay for it. Before you call the contractor, make sure you have a plan.
A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) lets you tap into the equity in your home and borrow against it for things like home improvements or other major expenses.
There are ways everyone, in every situation, can begin to tackle their debt. The challenge is just knowing how to start.
With 16.7 million Americans being victims of fraud in 2017, take action to make sure you’re able to bounce back quickly.
Do you know the difference between a loan or a line of credit that's secured or unsecured? You will.
If you decide to finance a home improvement, you may have lots of options. Let’s break it down.
Looking to tackle a big home project? Learn what financing options are available before undertaking a renovation with a big price tag.
The idea of haggling over a price may make your stomach churn, but this isn't your only option. With online resources and a little ingenuity, you can be better informed before you sign on the dotted line.
It's worth it to take the time to research and plan your purchase. It's easier than you might think.
Applying for a loan? Here are five things you need to know before visiting your banker.
It’s important to understand how this luxury purchase differs from buying a car. Learn answers to common questions about what buyers should consider.
Consider some of the latest trends before you invest in a high-end boat.
Before you invest in a recreational vehicle or motor home, be sure to consider some of the latest trends.
High education and startup costs shouldn’t be a hurdle for new physicians and residents.
The flexibility of physician loans may help reduce stress and enable financial confidence as physicians begin their careers.
Credit and debit cards may look nearly identical—and do a lot of the same things—but understanding their differences can help you spend smarter and save money.
Nearly one-third of cardholders never cash in their credit card rewards. Don’t be one of them.
Understanding the process when purchasing a boat or RV is essential. Here are some key considerations.
Opening a personal line of credit is a great way to ensure you have extra money when you need it. Make sure you know how it works—and whether you’re already a good candidate.
If you have a lot of debt, you're not alone. Today, more and more Americans are burdened with credit card and loan payments.
Bankruptcy isn’t something you can recover from overnight, but the sooner you start rebuilding, the better off you’ll be. This guide shows you where to start.
If you’re seeking credit or loans, improving your credit score can lower your interest rates. Here’s how.
Divorce is always difficult, but with the proper planning, you can minimize its impact on your credit and financial standing. Here’s what you need to know.
Read these five tips to help pay down debt and address money issues in marriage.
Not only does your credit score determine if a lender will let you borrow money, but also the amount, terms and flexibility the lender will offer you.
Looking to establish good personal credit or rebuild from a bad score? Here are some simple strategies to get your credit on track to a bright future.
The key to creditworthiness is a history of reliable money management. Here’s how a secured credit card can help you build good financial habits and a stronger credit history.
Three simple strategies that will benefit your credit report and help improve your credit score.
While cutting up credit cards might make us feel more on top of our finances, it's not necessarily therapeutic for your credit score. Even cards that you don't use anymore and carry sky-high interest rates can help your credit score.
Credit cards can sometimes get a bad rap. But when used responsibly— they can be incredibly advantageous and offer perks and rewards that allow you to live your best financial life.
Cash back, airline miles, points for gas ... the list goes on. Here’s what to consider when choosing a card with incentives.
When it comes to determining if college-bound kids should have their own credit cards, it’s all about learned behavior.
Taking out joint debt with your family can tie them to your credit file. Take a closer look at these three common situations.
When teaching your child about credit, it’s important to know how some of the decisions you make can impact your own financial outlook.
Do you know where your money is going? There’s an easy way to find out, and it’s probably already in your wallet.
Use your credit card as a financial management tool and say goodbye to missed bill payments.
Here are two simple methods you can use to help you pay off your debt so you can feel confident in your finances—and build the financial future that you want.
More than ever, establishing a good credit history now is critical to your financial success in the future.
Student loan debt is one of Gen Y’s top financial concerns, but despite the burden, many millennials have a plan to pay off debt and save for the future. See how you stack up.
SunTrust has four things you need to know about job hunting and your credit history.
Living on a tight budget? Here's how to make credit card rewards work harder for you.
Separate yourself from the 26 percent of people who have never checked their credit. Learn how to read your credit report.
Find out how to keep on top of your credit score, also known as a FICO score, and how to improve it to ensure your access to credit and better interest rates.
Many people think of debt as a four-letter word. You shouldn’t. After all, the ability to borrow allows you to have the things you might not be able to afford otherwise.
Miss a bill payment? It’s not the end of the world, but there are consequences. Learn the impact on your funds and your credit score.
Your credit report tells the story of your lending history. Here’s how you can make it the story potential lenders want to hear.
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