If you’ve thought of a great business idea and have decided to take the plunge and start your own business, then the biggest hurdle of entrepreneurship—daring to try—is behind you.

Five Ways to Finance Your Business

If you’ve thought of a great business idea and have decided to take the plunge and start your own business, then the biggest hurdle of entrepreneurship—daring to try—is behind you. Sure, you still have to work out the many ...
A new year provides a great opportunity to press the reset button on your financial goals.

Saving for the New Year

A new year provides a great opportunity to press the reset button on your financial goals. Whether you are continuing your current resolutions or initiating new ones, here are some strategies to help boost savings and curb expenses ...
If you find yourself strapped for cash, you may wish to take out a personal loan to help you make ends meet.

Could You Benefit From a Personal Loan?

If you find yourself strapped for cash, you may wish to take out a personal loan to help you make ends meet. A personal loan is typically easier and quicker to take out than via other means, such as a home equity loan. Whether ...
You see “zero percent interest” and your eyes light up — what could it hurt to consolidate the balances of your debt onto one credit account with zero percent interest? Seems perfect, right? Not always.

Basics of Credit Card Balance Transfers

You see “zero percent interest” and your eyes light up — what could it hurt to consolidate the balances of your debt onto one credit account with zero percent interest? Seems perfect, right? Not always. Who Should Do It ...
If your credit card bills are controlling you rather than the other way around, read on to learn how you can turn the credit card game back in your favor.

Getting Control of Your Credit Card Bill

Credit cards are great financial tools, giving you purchasing freedom and the opportunity to build a strong credit profile — a must-have for anyone looking for the best deal on a car, home or even a business loan. For many, ...
Many of the credit-related decisions you make can have an impact on your credit score. Your credit score defines you financially, and if you do something to negatively impact it, you could face a risky financial future with poor credit.

Tips for Building Your Credit Score

There’s a certain three-digit number that can make all the difference between being denied or approved for credit, and whether you’ll receive a low or high interest rate. That number is called a credit score, and it’s derived ...
A recent survey found that more than 60 percent of people expect that mobile devices will soon replace cash and credit cards.

The End of the Wallet as we Know It?

For years, consumers have had the capabilities to use apps on their smartphones to pay for items in the modern-day marketplace. Recently, this technology has begun catching on, with Internet start-ups and financial institutions ...