Unfortunately, while most of us have the best intentions in mind when using our credit cards or diligently keeping on top of our consumer or student loan payments, there are a number of pitfalls that can severely impact our credit. Knowing what they are and how to avoid them can be the first step in […]
20 Mistakes to Avoid for a Healthy Home
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How to Avoid Making a Costly Home Inspection Mistake
Getting a home inspection is an important part of the home-buying process. It is a measure put in place to ensure you’re making a sound investment. The result can have a huge impact on your ability to obtain financing through a government-backed loan—and it can effect your bottom line based on the inspection results. While […]
Finance 101: Avoid These 4 College Money Mistakes
If you're a new college student, moving into the dorm probably marks the first time you'll truly feel like an adult. Unfortunately, this is also a time rife with bad financial decisions. Even if you're just the parent of a college student, it’s good to know common ways they stumble financially
10 Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s
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The Top 3 Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid
Credit cards can be a wonderful tool to help you get more out of your spending, and they can also be a temptation that keeps you into debt. It all depends on how you choose to use it. However, even those who manage their credit cards wisely might be prone to these top three mistakes. Are you guilty
Top 5 Budgeting Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them
January is the No. 1 month when people launch new financial regimes, and nearly a third of respondents to a GoBankingRate survey said their 2016 goals include “saving more and spending less.” All s…
Ten tax tips to avoid costly mistakes
Hopefully, these ten tax tips will provide you with an accurate and cost efficient filing of your 2014 income tax return. by: Bonnie Lee, Taxpertise We’re rolling into the April 15 deadline very soon. Hopefully, these ten tax tips will provide you with an accurate and cost efficient filing of your 2014 income tax return. Keep in …
The Top 5 Mistakes Home Buyers Make — And How to Avoid Them
From the beginning of your home search through closing escrow, there’s an awful lot to think about and do. It’s not unusual to make a mistake along the way. But with the financial stakes so high, a false move can end up costing you a lot of money. Here are five common home buyer mistakes, with tips on how to avoid them. You expect to get the price down after making an offer The real estate market is heating up across the country…
Tips to Avoid the 8 Top Mistakes When Buying a House
How your credit union can avoid the top 5 mistakes on Instagram
Is your CU on Instagram? If not, maybe it should be. After all, Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms today. The audience on Instagram skews much younger than Facebook, most being between the ages of 18-29, which makes it an excellent platform for your CU to reach younger potential new members. …
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Top 4 Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s
Your 20s are a time of education, growth, and fun. But it's also when we make financial mistakes. Here are the top student loan mistakes to avoid in your 20s.
Top 5 Money Mistakes Young Families Need to Avoid
Here are a few of money mistakes that are easy to fix. They'll also have an enormous impact on your family's finances and help find a secure future.
How to avoid common tax filing mistakes│ Credit Karma
Tax filing errors can slow down your refund or prompt the IRS to take closer look at your return. Here are common tax filing mistakes and how to avoid them.
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13 Retirement Mistakes to Avoid
Some retirement blunders are obvious; others, not so much. And even as retirements have surged to double what they were at the dawn of the 21st century, plenty of older Americans are staying in the workforce longer — many because they lack savings to retire on. Here's more on that and other major mistakes to avoid.
10 home decorating mistakes to avoid
Interior design experts share their knowledge about layers, lighting, proportion and more.
The Top 7 Retirement Mistakes to Avoid
Not planning correctly for retirement can be a very costly error. Here are the top 7 retirement mistakes you should avoid.
10 Holiday Travel Mistakes to Avoid
Don't be too rigid: even small scheduling concessions can cut costs.