What to Ask when Buying or Leasing a Car

Written By: Elissa Wurf   In the research phase: 1) Examine ratings from Consumer Reports or other rating sites such as J. D. Powers. 2) Also, while researching, use kbb.com to look for how much the car’s value drops when you drive it off the lot. You can do...

Credit Card Smarts – Micropayments

Written By: Jen Pieson Paying your credit card balance off in full every month is a great way to keep your credit score healthy. However, did you know that the timing and amount of these payments can materially affect your score? Your credit score is made up of many...

(Financial) Planning for Vacation

Written By: Jen Pieson Spring has officially sprung (although it’s been a bit difficult to tell, with all of the recent snow!) and before we know it, summer will be here. There are a lot of ways to be proactive about making sure your summer travel plans run...