MONEY TALKS

August 25, 2016

Millennials are a high-impact generation poised to shape the national and global economy in new and significant ways—and their economic influence is expected to grow over the next decade. But the platform from which they will wield this influence is a troubling one.

Mi...

August 24, 2016

Millennials Don’t Seek Professional Financial Help

Although the majority of Millennials have inadequate financial knowledge, they are not consulting financial professionals to compensate for that deficit.

Case in point:

• Only 27% had sought professional financial advic...

August 24, 2016

Did you know that there are five different ways to qualify for student loan forgiveness? As long as you make your required payments on time, your credit score will not be hurt by entering into one of these plans.

Each program has its own rules and regulations,...

August 24, 2016

HOW DO I ESTABLISH BUSINESS CREDIT WHEN I AM STARTING OUT?

Getting your business credit profile started can be tricky when you are just starting out. But there are some ways you can start. Completing the above steps is the first step since it establishes your business a...

August 23, 2016

KEEPING BUSINESS AND PERSONAL FINANCES SEPARATE IS CRITICAL

If there are blurry lines between your business and personal finances, you risk being held personally responsible for business debts. To best protect your personal assets, follow these steps:

  1. File your busin...

August 22, 2016

Debt accelerator.

Debt snowball.

Debt avalanche.

Whatever you want to call it… it works! If you seriously  want to pay off debt fast, building up a better credit score, and starting a brighter financial future, here’s what you need to do:

Step 1: Gather all your most recen...

August 22, 2016

In most situations, federal benefits, like social security and disability income, are exempt from garnishment actions for debts you owe. Some protections are automatic, but some aren’t. If you receive federal benefits and are facing a garnishment action, here are the i...

August 22, 2016

HOW BUSINESS CREDIT WORKS

Your personal credit score is based on how much money you owe, how many lenders you owe it to, and how well you pay those debts.

For your business, these things matter, too. Except, they are based only on what your business pays to and borrows f...