What Happens If You don’t pay a Parking Ticket on Time?

Maybe you mistook that parking spot for one that was actually legal. Maybe you weren’t paying attention and missed a sign. Maybe you cheated and took one you knew was off-limits because, how often do they check these things anyway? Whatever the cause, you’ve now got a ticket mocking you from under your windshield wiper, […]

Is a Rent to Own Home The Best Option for You? Pros & Cons

Saving the down payment to buy your own home is hard. Just when you think you’re getting there, home prices rise – and you need to save even harder. You’re in a cycle of never-ending saving. According to Zillow, the average home price in the United States is $243,225 (November 2019). This means you’ll need […]

10 Practical Tips How to Pay for a Wedding on a Budget

“It is a truth universally acknowledged” that every bride and groom in possession of engagement promises must be in want of ways to make their wedding actually affordable. While Jane Austen’s novels always end in marriage, we rarely see her characters get their bonnets in a bunch over wedding costs. By contrast, 74% of couples […]

How to Get an Apartment with no Credit History (9 Strategies)

According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 50 million American adults had no credit score in 2015, and 26 million of these had no credit history at all. For many would-be tenants this could cause a problem. When renting an apartment to new tenants, a landlord is likely to run a credit check. If you […]

How Much to Tip Barbers & Other Beauty Service Providers

Wondering how much to tip a barber or stylist? Use our guide to find out how to calculate the appropriate tip for salon services.

Why Is There a Negative Balance on My Credit Card?

A negative balance on your credit card doesn’t necessarily mean something is wrong. Find out why you might be seeing a balance below zero.

How Old do You Have to Be to Get a Debit Card?

How old do you have to be to get a debit car? Most banks require account holders to be at least 18 years old, but there are several other options available for minors.

You’ve Discovered You Have a Negative Net Worth. Now What?

Is negative net worth bad for your financial health? Here’s what it means, and what to do about it.

How to Find Rental Assistance Programs? (Best Government Schemes)

Struggling to make ends meet this month? Find out how you can get support through rental assistance programs for your monthly rent payments.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Car out of State

Buying a car is always an adventure—doubly so if you decide to take on the extra challenge of making the purchase across state lines. When buying a car in your home state, you will need to work through the lengthy process of registering the vehicle and making sure that it meets your state’s standards before […]