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How to Buy a New Car

Published: August 12, 2019

Buying a new car is a little like a game show. Choose the right door and you win your prize - a sweet deal on a good car. Choose the wrong door and you will lose money and hate the shopping experience. Navigating the car-buying process has never been easier, thanks to the transparency created by the internet.

4 Easy Steps To Choosing A Financial Advisor

Published: August 7, 2019

You've finally decided to see a financial advisor. You know this is an important decision, but you have no idea where to start. The amount of financial information out there is infinite, and getting started can be overwhelming and intimidating. But the process can be simplified if you break it down into steps, know what you are looking for and how to look!

Data Breach Basics

Published: August 1, 2019

A data breach happens when information has been viewed, stolen, or used by a person without appropriate authorization. Some data breaches can create a serious personal and financial risk for consumers and businesses.

What Are the Different Credit Scoring Ranges?

Published: July 25, 2019

To interpret your credit score, and what it tells you about your borrowing power, you need to understand where the score falls along the score range between the lowest and highest numbers generated by its scoring system.

50/15/5: A Saving and Spending Rule of Thumb

Published: July 11, 2019

Budget. Does anyone like that word? How about this instead-the 50/15/5 rule? It's our simple rule of thumb for saving and spending: Aim to allocate no more than 50% of take-home pay to essential expenses, save 15% of pretax income for retirement savings, and keep 5% of take-home pay for short-term savings.