Many new parents dream about the things they’ll teach their children: how to count to 10, read a first book, sing along to a favorite song or ride a bike. But with credit card debt averaging well over $8,000 per household in the U.S., it’s just as important—though …keep reading
Whether you’re looking for your first car or your fifth, it’s an important question: Do you buy or lease? In other words, do you save up for a down payment and finance the balance so that you own your wheels? Or is leasing—in essence, a long rental—a better fit? …keep reading
Congratulations! You’ve saved up enough for a down payment on your first house—a huge accomplishment. Before you commit, however, be aware that your mortgage payment is just one of the financial responsibilities of homeownership.
Owning a home can be a smart move, offering buyers the chance to build …keep reading
Identity theft was once mostly fodder for Hollywood thrillers, but the rapid rise in digital connectivity has turned it into one of the most common crimes in the country. From 2017 to 2018, consumer-reported identity theft increased nearly 20%, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) …keep reading