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Joint Account: A Definition
A joint account is a bank account that two or more people share and manage. Learn about how this type of account works and if it is the right option for you.
Good Faith Estimates And Loan Estimate Forms: What They Are And How They Work
Until 2015, when you applied for a mortgage loan on a property, it was likely that you received a good faith estimate. Learn more about what that means here.
What Is A Credit Score And How Is It Determined?
Many people understand that a good credit score usually translates into higher approval chances and better loan terms, but understanding the meaning of a credit score and how it’s calculated can be more challenging. We’ll dive into exactly what a credit score means.
Who Pays Closing Costs?
Buying a home can be an exciting time. However, closing on a home is an expensive endeavor. Let’s uncover exactly what closing costs are so you can be prepared to close on the home of your dreams.
Understanding Bank Fees And How To Avoid Them
Financial institutions charge bank fees for services such as set-up, transactional services and ongoing maintenance. In some cases, these fees can be avoided.
What Are Tax Credits?
It can be confusing to untangle the jargon surrounding filing your taxes. Don’t worry! We’ll walk you through exactly what a tax credit is below.
Credit Card Debt (And How To Pay It Off)
Credit card debt might feel like an albatross around your neck, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn more about how to avoid, manage, and pay off credit card debt.
How To Get A Credit Card With No Credit
Credit companies may view you as a risk if you don’t have a credit history. Read our guide for ways to get a credit card with no credit.
Finding The Best $500-Limit Credit Cards In 2021
If you’re on a mission to improve your credit score, getting a credit card is a great place to start. We’ve uncovered the best credit cards to start your search.
How To Automate Your Finances
We’ll discuss how to automate your finances and avoid the stress of constantly working on your money to-do list.
What Is Bankruptcy And How Does It Affect My Credit?
Although most people associate bankruptcy with bad financial news, the details of bankruptcy can be confusing. Let’s take a closer look at how bankruptcy can affect your credit.
12 Credit Myths You Should Stop Believing
While discerning fact from fiction can be difficult as rumors swirl around regarding credit scores, read our article on several credit myths you should be aware of.
Home Inspection: Why It’s Important And What To Expect
A home inspection can reveal problems with a home before your closing day. See our home inspection checklist and discover all the benefits of a home inspection.
How To Protect Your Credit Score During COVID-19
COVID-19 is spreading uncertainty and fear across the world. We’ll take a closer look at how you can weather this storm while keeping your credit score intact.
The Role Of A Fiduciary: A Complete Guide
You may have heard the term fiduciary, but what does it mean? Learn more about fiduciary services, the most common types, and when a fiduciary is most helpful.
What Is Alimony, And How Can It Impact Your Finances?
Alimony, or spousal support, is payment to an ex-spouse upon the dissolution of a marriage. Find out how an award of alimony affects your financial life.