April is Financial Literacy Month and it’s a time when we find national attention on the topic of personal finance. But what does “financial literacy” even mean?
Category Archives: Financial Empowerment
Everybody loves money, especially Uncle Sam. And guess what? His birthday is around the corner, so that means it’s time to work on your taxes.
Last week we discussed the type of information used to calculate your credit score. Now, with that in mind, this week we’re going to take a look at some tactics for improving your score.
These days, your credit score is checked before you apply for just about anything. From cell phones to house mortgages, any creditors or companies that offer their services in advance will check your credit to make sure you are a customer that is trustworthy.
So what is a credit score?
This week we’re talking about goal-based savings and how to make your cash grow.
Well, the average mid-size car has a fuel tank that holds 16 gallons, which means that if assume the price of gasoline is $3/gallon it costs about $48 to refuel the family truckster.
So, you’ve decided to lease a car. You’ve done some research based upon your needs and you have discovered that leasing a car will save you some money. Great. Now, it’s time to make sure you get the best deal. Check out the negotiating tips below to help prepare yourself for your trip to the dealership.
This week we are discussing the effects of high credit card annual percentage rates on your money. Do you know what your interest rate is?
Today, we’re reviewing car leasing. The following images illustrate the basic principles behind leasing a vehicle. After you’ve finished this article, be sure to tune in next week the follow-up post that covers how to negotiate the best deal.