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Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Moving out of the safety of your parent’s house is both exciting and a little scary. I was the first of my friends to leave the nest and get a place of my own. Since then, I have spent 10 years renting six apartments in three different states. My hope is that the following tips [...]

Save Money with Good Credit

Save Money with Good Credit

Did you know that bad credit can cost you an extra $200,000 over your lifetime? That alarming headline came straight from a MSN Money article that estimated the amount of extra interest a consumer with bad credit will have to pay over their lifetime when compared to someone with good credit.  It’s a wake-up call [...]

Save, Save, Save!

Save, Save, Save!

In celebration of America Saves Week  2012, we reflect on the importance of saving money. Simply put, Americans don’t save enough money and rely too heavily on borrowing. A 2010 study  showed more than 40% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Worse, more than 50% of Americans haven’t calculated how much they’ll [...]

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