The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
5/28/20  Credit 101
Dos and don’ts when adding authorized users to a card

Adding an authorized user to your credit card account can help the authorized user build credit, but the arrangement must be created carefully to avoid pitfalls.

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5/21/20  Housing
Navigating mortgage options for first-time homebuyers

First-time homebuyers may have more options for financing their home purchase than they may think, including low down-payment mortgages

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5/19/20  Up Your Security IQ
How to keep your information private online

In order to keep your information as secure as possible, it’s essential to take the proper precautions. Here’s how to keep your information private.

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5/14/20  Smart Spending Tips
How to negotiate cable and utility bills

Here are some key tips and tricks that will ensure you don’t pay a penny more for these services than is absolutely necessary.

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5/12/20  Grab Bag
Budgeting hacks for new parents

The average family spends $52,000 on their baby in the first year. Here are seven budget hacks to prepare new parents for their bundle of joy.

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5/6/20  Credit 101
How to protect your credit score when money is tight

These simple steps can help you maintain a good credit score when money is tight.

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