July, 2014

Non-Dischargeable Debt & Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know (Pt. 1)

July 31, 2014

A common misconception that people have about filing for bankruptcy is assuming that all of their debts can be discharged with their bankruptcy case. This, however, is not necessarily true, as there are some very specific types of debt that will persist despite a bankruptcy case. In other words, despite successfully filing for bankruptcy, people…
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Getting Married? Talk about These Money Matters (Pt. 3)

July 28, 2014

Here is the conclusion to our three-part blog Getting Married? Talk about These Money Matters. Additional Financial Questions to Ask Prior to Marriage… Q4: How will our banking be done? In other words, will you and your soon-to-be spouse simply just keep on banking separately? Will you set up a joint account and maintain your…
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Getting Married? Talk about These Money Matters (Pt. 2)

July 25, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in Getting Married? Talk about These Money Matters (Pt. 1), below we will continue our discussion of some more critical financial issues that you should address with your soon-to-be spouse before getting married. Discussing these issues before marriage can help set up realistic expectations of financial responsibilities, setting…
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Getting Married? Talk about These Money Matters (Pt. 1)

July 22, 2014

Getting married and planning a wedding can be an extremely exciting time for couples who are ready to take the next step in their relationship. While there may be various exciting things to talk about and plan for (like, for instance, a honeymoon or a new home), one thing that couples should NOT overlook is…
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Student Loan Debt: 6 Steps for Paying it Off (Pt. 3)

July 18, 2014

In conclusion to our three-part blog Student Loan Debt: 6 Steps for Paying it Off, here is some more info regarding what you can do when you are ready to focus on paying off your student loan debt as soon as possible. Step 5 – Try to generate extra income to put towards paying off…
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Student Loan Debt: 6 Steps for Paying it Off (Pt. 2)

July 15, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in Student Loan Debt: 6 Steps for Paying it Off (Pt. 1), below is some additional information regarding what you can do to pay off your student loan debt as soon as possible. Step 3 – Put as much disposable income as possible towards paying down student loan…
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Student Loan Debt: 6 Steps for Paying it Off (Pt. 1)

July 11, 2014

Investing in your future by taking out student loans is a viable option for obtaining a higher education and getting degrees that can increase your future earning power. While student loans can be some of the best types of loans you can have (as they tend to have better interest rates, grace periods and other…
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FlexScore: An Alternative to Credit Scores?

July 8, 2014

When assessing your financial standing, looking at your credit score and figuring out ways to improve it are likely part of the process. However, evaluating credit scores alone may eventually become an antiquated habit, as a new financial assessment tool known as FlexScore may start to play a more powerful role in predicting financial standing…
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