Living Without a Credit Score

Getting out of Debt

Living Without a Credit Score

Did you know the FICO score is just an “I love debt” score? It’s time to break up with your credit score and start living without credit for good. You don’t need it . . . we promise.

Should I Consolidate My Student Loans?

Getting out of Debt

Should I Consolidate My Student Loans?

Student loans are eating the paychecks of millions of graduates. With so much money going out the door, you might be wondering, Should I consolidate my student loans? We don’t blame you.

What Is a Simple Will?

Leaving a Legacy

What Is a Simple Will?

Your will doesn’t have to be a time-sucking headache to create. You can use a simple will (also called a basic will) to explain who gets your stuff and who takes care of your kids if you pass away.

Types of Wills: Which Is Right for You?

Leaving a Legacy

Types of Wills: Which Is Right for You?

Understanding wills can get confusing, but don’t let that keep you from making yours. We’ll walk you through the most common types and help you decide which one is best for you.

What Is Capital Gains Tax?

Taxes

What Is Capital Gains Tax?

If you’re buying and selling assets, you probably know you have to pay capital gains taxes. But what is the capital gains tax? What's the difference between long-term and short-term capital gains?

Investing & Retirement

How to Prepare for a Recession

The recession is coming! The recession is coming! Reality check: The sky isn’t falling. Here’s everything you need to know about this “looming recession.”

How to Prevent Debit Card Fraud

Insurance

How to Prevent Debit Card Fraud

When it comes to fraud, a credit card is much safer than a debit card—or is it? Find out the truth and how you can protect yourself and your family from debit card fraud.