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How To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

How To Use Credit Cards Responsibly

I was always told a rule of thumb that I highly recommend to everyone when it comes to the use of credit cards, “If you don’t have cash or the funds in your checking account to pay for something, then don’t use your credit card to buy it.” Now, that is great when it comes to personal or material things, but what happens when you’re in a bind and need a new tire and you can’t afford it until next week? Read below to find out the best ways to be a savvy credit card user.

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What You Need to Know About VA Home Loans

What You Need to Know About VA Home Loans

VA loans are specifically for those who serve and have served in the military. The loan typically comes with many advantages and makes home buying easier. Buying a home can be very overwhelming if you don’t know where to start, but you are not alone. Here are a few tips to get you out of the dark!

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5 Tips To Become A Frugal Shopper

5 Tips To Become A Frugal Shopper

Have you ever been out and about “window shopping” knowing that you shouldn’t buy that expensive new purse or that tool for the garage, but you HAVE to have it? We’ve all been there.   Although it may bring temporary happiness, impulsive purchases will harm your bank account. Check out these five tips to help you become a smart shopper!

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5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a 3-digit number that plays a big role in your financial life. We all know that when it comes to larger purchases, like a house or a vehicle, you need to have a good credit score. If you are stuck in a rut or simply want to raise your credit score by a few points, read these five simple steps for improving your score.

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When Do You Need to Buy Life Insurance?

When Do You Need to Buy Life Insurance?

When it comes to life insurance, you’ll want to purchase it sooner rather than later. As each year of your life progresses, the policy gets more and more expensive. Depending on your personal and financial circumstances, purchasing life insurance may be very beneficial to you and your family.

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Top 5 Job Interview Tips

Top 5 Job Interview Tips

Are you trying to land your dream job? Sometimes interviews can be very intimidating. Follow these five tips to help you feel confident walking into an interview.

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How To Create An All-Star LinkedIn Profile

How To Create An All-Star LinkedIn Profile

Do you want to become part of a community that will help connect you with people? Joining LinkedIn will allow you to apply for jobs that match your skillset and help connect you to people that can help you advance in your career. Follow this easy guide to create your LinkedIn profile.

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Members of the Military: Getting Out of Debt

Members of the Military: Getting Out of Debt

Military debt is surprisingly common amongst soldiers. Protecting our country often leads to loved ones at home with financial worries.   Deployment is not always to blame for these struggles, military families are vulnerable to the same financial traps that everyone else is exposed to.    No matter who you are, debt is no fun! Here are some basic tips to help relieve the stress of financial debt. 

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Best way for Military families to save for college

Best way for Military families to save for college

Saving for college can seem like a daunting task, especially when you don’t quite understand all of the details of different military benefits. We’ve done the hard work to compile the need-to-know information so you can create the best college savings plan for your family!

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Budgeting apps, are they worth it?

Budgeting apps, are they worth it?

Money management can be a daunting job, especially when you consider just how busy military families are. Budgeting apps are becoming an increasingly popular option and their features can be quite helpful. 

Here are some of the most popular budgeting apps:

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