by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2000are more likely to recommend credit unions than banks to their friends. A survey by CO-OP Financial Services, Cucamonga, Calif., a financial technology company for credit unions, found that 96% of millennials were…
How to Size Gutters and Downspouts
Use this handy guide to make sure your rain collection is up to the task during even the heaviest storm
50 Personal Finance Tips That Will Change the Way You Think About Money
50 Personal Finance Tips That Will Change the Way You Think About Money: Want to have the best money life ever? Here's w...
What Is an Average Credit Score and How Can You Improve It?
Do you have an average credit score? Do you even know what that credit score range is? Find out here, plus how to go from average to excellent.
This is how much it actually costs to shop at Whole Foods
Whole Foods or Whole Paycheck? The reality might surprise you.
Tips for Buying Gold Jewelry
You'll know exactly what you're buying when you learn the facts about the terms used to describe gold.
Here's What You Need to Look For to Make Sure You're Not Being Scammed at the ATM
Thieves do it three different ways...
9 Age-Old Real Estate Tips to Ignore Completely
Not all advice is good advice. When it comes to the real estate market, friends and family may offer their unsolicited opinions based on common beliefs, but it’s always best to consult with a professional. However, even the experts have their agendas. So before you trust what was once “tried and true,” get the inside scoop, on what’s “here and now” when it comes to buying and selling your home.
10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan
Before you even fill out a loan application, here's the key information you need to know about small-business loans.
Why Buyers May Find Mortgages Easier to Get
Good news for potential home shoppers: Lender requirements regarding credit scores, down payments, and other key terms are finally loosening up.