Thursday, February 16, 2017
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Getting evicted from an apartment can make it difficult to find a new place to live and it can hurt your ability to get new credit if your landlord obtains an eviction judgment against you in court.
Once a judge has ruled in favor of the landlord and that judgment is considered final, the three major credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion, receive notices of the eviction. ..
Friday, February 03, 2017
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
This is the kind of hangover that can really cause some damage.
It’s a little over a month since Christmas Day, and New Jersey residents are facing the bill for all the holiday gifts and entertainment they may have purchased with the simple swipe of a credit card.
Known in the industry as the holiday debt hangover, credit experts say it’s important for consumers to addres ..
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
You Didn't Put Money Away for Your Kid's College Fund. Now What? You're going to quickly become an expert on borrowing money.
They grow up so fast. Too fast. That realization can come crashing down as kids approach college age, and there's no money (or nowhere near enough) in a savings account or a 529 plan.
You wanted to save money, or save more, of course. But maybe something got in ..
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Would you like to hit pause on your federal student loans payments?
→ Deferment postpones the payments of your federal loans and is allowed in certain situations.
→ Forbearance stops your student loan payments or reduces your monthly payment amount for up to 12 months.
Qualifying for Deferment During deferment, the repayment of the principal and inter ..
Friday, May 20, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Think you’re ready to buy your first home? Like so many who are eager to own, you’re probably excited to jump right in and check out some open houses. But before you go anywhere, the smartest buyers take a step back to make sure they’re really prepared.
So that you can be taken seriously as a buyer in any market, we want to share some rookie mistakes to avoid. #1 Mista ..