Category: Personal Finance

4 Things to Check on Your Credit Report

Posted on: November 7th, 2012 by

You’re probably aware that you are entitled to a free copy of your credit report should your loan application of any kind be rejected. In addition, Federal Law mandates that you have the right to request copies of your credit report from the three major credit bureaus each year. Once you get your hands on […]

The Student Loan Debt Bubble

Posted on: October 15th, 2012 by

In 2008 we saw one of the first financial bubbles burst in the housing market. Student debt is estimated to be the next economic bubble to burst. Student tuition is increasing at an average of 6% higher than National inflation per year. What’s more troubling is student debt is more than $1 trillion. There are […]

Basic Principles of Debt Consolidation (Video)

Posted on: October 4th, 2012 by

As the economy drags on and their are hints that we are coming out of this long downturn, people are starting to really focus on getting their own personal finances in order.  Some are able to clean up their finances through hard work and savings but many of us are in debt beyond what our […]

3 Parts Credit, 1 Part Financial Responsibilty

Posted on: September 9th, 2012 by

Almost 12 million people were identity theft victims in 2012 — over 3 million of them were dead — and that trend seems to be increasing, according to most experts. Over 25% of the American population has fallen victim to some degree of identity theft in the last 5 years, with and the average cost of […]