A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to the Student Loan Process

Will I Need a Student Loan? How Much Will I Need? Financing a college education can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re sending your first child off to campus or this is your first time exploring the concepts of financial aid, federal grants, … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tips for Travel: Vacation Advice You Need to Know

  School’s out, the weather is warm, and it’s time for fun! At least that’s what summer means to most people. But how do you get through this summer vacation season without breaking the bank? Here’s some money saving tips for travel that … [Read more...]

You Should Check Your Credit Score: It May Be On the Rise

Have you had the chance to check your credit score recently?  Were you pleased with the results? If so, you’re good company. Many Americans are seeing their credit scores jump.  According to April 2017 information from Fair Isaac, the creator of FICO … [Read more...]

Class of 2017: Your Student Loan Repayment Checklist

The six-month grace period on your student loans after graduation will go faster than you think. You’ll no sooner let out a sigh of postgrad relief when the first bill will arrive. Prepare for the day with this student loan repayment … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Stop Your Bad Saving Habits Today

For those of you who are trying to save money, we’ve written several posts about the right way to grow your savings. But, if you’re not having savings success, it may be that you’ve developed some bad saving habits and are going about the things the … [Read more...]

How To Avoid Getting Scammed When Selling Online

The sun is shining, the weather is warmer and you may be ready to tackle spring cleaning.  Before you toss those boxes of old toys, electronics, or furniture, you might consider selling them online. Online classified sites can be a fantastic way to … [Read more...]

Do You Know About the 2017 Tax Filing Extension?

The date April 15 is probably as quickly recognizable to most Americans as July 4 or December 25. Traditionally recognized as Tax Day, it's the deadline for filing your tax return.  With less than one month to go, you may be feeling the pressure and … [Read more...]

Keep Your Budget in Check: Free Things To Do in Lancaster, PA This Spring

With Spring on the horizon, it’s safe to say that we’re all itching to get outside, enjoy the warmer weather, and explore our city. But, after a winter spent hibernating indoors, can your wallet handle all the items on your mental “want to do” … [Read more...]

The Best Way To Make Loan Repayment Faster

Do you know how much debt you owe? If your debt is similar to the average U.S. household, your totals might look something like this: Mortgage: $172,806 Student loan: $49,042 Auto loan: $28,535 It makes sense that you would want to put … [Read more...]

Tax Preparation: What Tax Forms Do I Need?

UPDATE:  This article has been updated to share examples of these necessary tax forms. We’re getting closer to nobody’s favorite season of the year…tax season.  And even if you’re fortunate to earn yourself a refund this year, there’s a lot of work … [Read more...]