I Married into Poor Credit...Now What?

by Kelly McCready 28. January 2015
When you get married, you are taking on joint financial liabilities. This is a fact, like it or not. Just because you fell in love with someone who has destroyed their credit, doesn’t mean you have to live with it. However, you probably have to help fix it. If your spouse has poor credit, it can affect your joint credit accounts and potentially prevent you from opening certain accounts or receiving certain loans. In fact, until you straighten out your spouse’s credit, you may want to... [More]

Top 10 Posts of 2014

by Stacy Tharp 31. December 2014
Well here we are, folks. 12 hours away from 2015. To send off the year, we compliled a list of our top 10 most popular blog posts from 2014. 1) Infographic: The Average Cost of a Maryland Wedding 2) How Identity Thieves Steal Your Information 3) 5 Inexpensive Ways to Improve the Look of Your Home 4) Tax Prep Tips: What Do I Need to Know to File Successfully? 5) Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: How to Choose 6) Consolidating Your Debt - Why It's Important and when to Consider It 7) 5 Actions That Hur... [More]

What You Need to Know before Buying Your First Car

by Sara Seeger 9. December 2014
You are finally prepared to trade in that hand-me-down car your parents gave you (that has seen much better days) and grab your own four-wheeled automobile. But where do you start? It doesn’t matter who you are, your first-time car buying experience can be filled with uncertainty and misunderstanding. To help unclutter some confusion, we have come up with six steps on what to do when buying your first car. The following steps will help you determine how much “car” you can affor... [More]


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