Recently Published Articles
Viewing 58 - 75 of 590
Does Unemployment Count As Income?
The IRS does consider unemployment benefits as taxable income. Let's take a look at how collecting unemployment can affect your federal and state taxes.
How To Build Credit
For those who are inexperienced, establishing good credit can feel daunting. Check out our guide on how to build credit and create healthy financial habits.
9 Easy Side Hustles Anyone Can Start Today
If you’re looking for a source of extra cash or trying to build an emergency fund, now might be a great time to start that side hustle you’ve always dreamed of. Here are some temporary options to get you started.
The Complete Beginner's Guide To The Financial Services Industry
The financial services industry is focused on the management of money and includes businesses from banks to insurance companies. Here’s what you need to know.
What Is Debt Parking And What Can You Do If It Happens To You?
Debt parking is a sneaky practice where debt collectors report debts to credit reporting agencies without verifying them. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your credit.
What Is PayPal And What Are The Pros And Cons?
Known for its safety and ease of use, PayPal is one of the leading online payment platforms used by consumers and businesses today. Learn more about it here.
How Does Venmo Work And Is It Safe?
Venmo is a mobile app where users can send and accept payments to or from each other. Read on to learn how it works and if Venmo is safe to use.
What Is An SBA Loan And Do You Qualify?
Wondering about an SBA loan? It is a small business loan partially guaranteed by the government. Learn how it works and whether or not you can qualify for one.
How To Get a Small-Business Loan
Getting a small business loan can be tricky, but also rewarding. Learn what steps to go through to get a small business loan and the obstacles you may face.
How Collateral Works And Types Of Collateral Loans
Collateral is an asset used as a repayment guarantee for a secured loan. Learn what can be used as collateral and what happens when you cannot repay your loan.
What To Do When A Bill Goes To A Debt Collection Agency
So, you got the dreaded call stating that you have a debt in collections. First things first: take a deep breath and try not to beat yourself up. Rebuilding your credit after being sent to collections is a marathon, not a sprint.
Financial Literacy 101 Quiz
To help you learn some of the basics, we created this educational quiz, broken down into three easy categories: Where your money comes from (“Income and Employment”), where your money goes (“Budgeting”) and what to do with your money in the meantime (“Banking”).
How To Get A Loan With Bad Credit: Tips To Maximize Your Chance Of Approval
Wondering how to get a loan with bad credit? Read our tips and tricks to maximize your chance of approval despite having a low credit score.
What Happens To Your Credit After Taking Out A Mortgage?
As a new homeowner, you may be wondering how your mortgage affects your credit score. Read on to learn what happens to your credit after taking out a home loan.
First-Time Home Buyer Programs In California
Looking to buy your first home in the Golden State? Learn more about the best first-time home buyer programs in California.
Closing Costs: What To Expect
Closing costs are fees paid at the closing of a real estate transaction. Learn what's included in your closing costs and how much you can expect to pay.
Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget
If you’re going through a season where money is tight, there are simple changes you can make to improve your financial situation.