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Why you should be checking your credit report and score

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Staying on top of your credit report and credit score means you are monitoring your financial health.  Here are some tips:

  • A bad credit score means you’ll pay higher interest rates
  • Your credit report and credit score are different
  • You should monitor your credit report on a regular basis for errors
  • There are several free ways to get your credit score through identity monitoring agencies, banks or credit card companies
  • You can improve your credit score by paying attention to how it is calculated.

Listen in and check out our blog to learn more!

September 30, 2017  

What you need to know when buying a car

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After home mortgages, car loans are the largest debts most people have. And more than 70% of all the cars on the road are financed. Unlike a home, which usually appreciates in value, the moment you drive a car off the lot it depreciates in value. It’s worth less than you paid for it by the time you hit the first intersection.

That is why it is important to make a wise financial decision when buying a car. The worst thing you can do is to get confused between the function of a car, which is to take you from Point A to Point B, and the status of a car, which is to buy a certain make and model whether or not it's affordable.

Read Evelyn's blog: What You Need to Know if You are Buying a Car