The Benefits of a Mortgage Preapproval — and How to Get One

Published: May 11, 2018
Before you begin your housing search, try to get a mortgage preapproval, which is usually good for up to 90 days. After reviewing ...

Financial Literacy for Kids

Published: April 20, 2018
Financial Literacy for Kids No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order that is ...

3 Important Money Lessons for Youths

Published: April 06, 2018
I first learned about credit as a preteen. If I wanted my bike on Christmas Day, I’d have to get a store-brand bike. If I ...

Pre-Marriage Tax Debts and "Injured Spouse" Claims

Published: March 30, 2018
What are injured spouse claims? If you file a joint tax return with your spouse and your spouse is liable for certain debts, ...

Federal Income Tax Returns Due for Most Individuals

Published: March 23, 2018
The federal income tax filing deadline for most individuals is Tuesday, April 17, 2018. That's because April 15 falls on a Sunday,...