Credit & Loans

Demystify the world of credit scores, credit cards and loans. We share what you need to know about debt, including car loans and personal loans.

2/28/19  Credit & Loans
How much is too much student loan debt?

Paying for college can be a challenge, with the student loan debt average climbing to about $30,000. We help you weigh how much student loan debt is too much for you.

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2/21/19  Credit & Loans
Is a higher credit card limit a good thing?

You may be surprised to know that a higher credit card limit, if used responsibly, can lead to more opportunities for loans in the future. We break down why.

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1/8/19  Credit & Loans
Credit score tips to use in the new year

A good credit rating doesn't happen by itself, but it's easier to achieve when you commit to taking control of your finances. TransUnion shares expert tips to manage your credit score so you can have a more prosperous new year. 

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12/6/18  Credit & Loans
2 simple ways to protect your identity

Get an overview of two of the ways you can reduce the chances you'll fall victim to financial fraud: fraud alerts and credit freezes. Learn what these credit protection options do and how they differ. 

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11/30/18  Credit & Loans
How is a car loan calculated?

Find out how to estimate your monthly payments before you buy a new ride.

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11/28/18  Credit & Loans
Use your ‘bonus’ paycheck to reach your financial goals faster

Twice a year, most employees get an extra, "bonus" paycheck! Learn how you can use your third monthly paycheck to reduce your debt, transition your checking to a higher-yield account or boost your savings. Plus, get the schedule for all the three-paycheck months for the next two years so you can plan ahead. 

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