Credit and Home Insurance

May 11, 2017 by

Think your credit rating doesn’t matter unless you borrow money? Think again. Example: South Dakotans with poor credit pay 288% more for home insurance.

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When Thin is Bad

Apr 26, 2017 by

The brains behind Millennial Personal Finance writes about the importance of polishing your credit score.

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WHICH Credit Score Matters?

Mar 28, 2017 by

Not all credit scores are created equal. And pretending otherwise just cost a big credit reporting bureau $3 million.

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Are Loan Co-Signers Saps?

Jul 12, 2016 by

When your young adult kid or brother asks for help getting credit, it’s hard to say “no.” What’s the worst that can happen when you co-sign a loan?

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Please Ignore!

Apr 19, 2016 by

What’s the worst sort of advice? “Standard” advice. Here are 3 pieces of standard financial advice best ignored.

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Money Management: How States R...

Jan 26, 2016 by

If you’re a Montanan, pat yourself on the back: you and your fellow Montanans are 1st among the states in money management. Marylanders—you have some work to do.

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“Raise Your Credit Score...

Oct 29, 2015 by

Is your credit score less than what it ought to be? Check out this excerpt from volume 3 of the Money Counselor Simple Guides series, “Raise Your Credit Score the Right Way: Save Money and Open Doors”

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It’s Not About the Latte

Sep 15, 2015 by

Do these 5 crucial steps to build your nest egg and drink all the lattes you want.

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Credit Score Boost for You?

Jun 11, 2015 by

If you have any debts in collections, a new agreement between 31 state attorneys general and the credit reporting bureaus may mean a higher credit score for you!

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Credit Score Flu Cure

Jun 8, 2015 by

Whether your credit score is stellar or in the cellar, knowing how credit scores work will make much easier meeting your long-term money goals.

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