5 factors that affect your credit score
By: Rebecca Lake|
March 26, 2020|Fox Business
Your credit score is a three-digit number that lenders use to gauge how responsible you are financially. If you're applying for a loan or line of credit, your score can play a big part in whether you get approved.Read Article»
Things To Cut Out Right Now To Save Money During the Health Crisis
Eliminate these 14 expenses from your budget.
By: Gabrielle Olya|
March 25, 2020|Go Banking Rates
The current health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has caused unemployment to skyrocket, highlighting how crucial it is to reduce spending and focus on saving. GOBanking Rates spoke to financial and consumer experts to get their insight on which expenses to trim during the pandemic. and has forced many businesses to close or reduce workers hours.Read Article»
More people are avoiding cash. That might not be a good thing
By: Anna Bahney|
March 25, 2020|CNN Business
Relying heavily on credit cards could not come at a worse time for the millions who have lost income or suffered a job loss as a result of shutdowns. It's especially bad for those who may have already been in debt.Read Article»
Survey: Millennials Are Just as Likely to Write a Check This Month as They Are to Use Mobile Wallet
A new FinanceBuzz survey reveals checks and cash are still popular, even with millennials. And, credit cards, despite their security and rewards, are still not used as widely as debit cards.
By: Liz Alterman|
September 17, 2019|FinanceBuzz
A survey of purchasing habits and frequently used payment methods was conducted by FinanceBuzz. Contrary to popular belief the younger generations have not rendered cash and checks obsolete, even as mobile wallet issuers add incentives and rewards with the hope of attracting new users.Read Article»
How often should you use your credit card?
Explore why it’s important to keep your card active – and how to do it the right way
By: Barri Segal|
September 2, 2019|CreditCards.com
There is more than one reason to keep your credit cards open and active. Find out from a selection of experts how a closed card might impact your overall credit and how and when to avoid having it closed.Read Article»
13 Experts Weigh In on Elizabeth Warren’s 50/30/20 Spending Rule
Not all financial pros agree with this budgeting plan.
By: Gabrielle Olya|
August 23, 2019|Go Banking Rates
Finance professionals give their expert opinions in response to Elizabeth Warren's 50/30/20 Spending Rule from her 2005 book "All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan." Almost fifteen years later, financial experts delve into whether this rule still applies or how to follow its mission for those carrying debt.Read Article»