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9 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Credit Score

9 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Credit Score

Whether you’re trying to improve your credit score after it has taken a hit or you’re just trying to give your score an extra boost in order to get the cheapest mortgage rate available, chances are that you could use…
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Retirement Income: How Much Do You Need?

Retirement Income: How Much Do You Need

Part 1 of the Planning Your Retirement Income series.   Just a few days ago I was helping a family member figure out how much income she will need after she retires, and how much she should be saving to hit…
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The Easiest Budget You’ll Ever Make

Easiest Budget You'll Ever Make

Today I’m going to share with you a really simple budgeting technique that I used a few years back when I was just starting to be more money conscious. Nowadays I like to use a more detailed approach (I use…
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Understanding Your Credit Score

Understanding Your Credit Score

Whether you’re planning on buying a house or taking out a car loan, having a high credit score can both help you secure a loan and pay a low interest rate. In fact, a higher credit score could help you…
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How Much Should You Spend on a Car

How Much Should You Spend on a Car

How much should you spend on a car? You will get a very different answer to that question depending on who you ask. The car dealers will tell you that you qualify to borrow a pretty large amount compared to what…
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What Is a Good Credit Score

What is a good credit score

Did you know that having a good credit score can save you tens, even hundreds of thousands of dollars? A good credit score can mean the difference between owning your dream home or having to rent for another year, and…
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Planning for Your Financial Goals

Planning for Your Financial Goals

So you’ve decided it was time to get a grip on your money and plan for a wealthy future? Congratulations, the hardest part is behind you. Now that you’re here, let’s get started with what I find to be a…
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