Are you looking for a low-risk tool that allows you to earn more interest than a regular savings account? Consider investing in a Certificate of Deposit (CD). Read on to learn how CDs work and determine if a CD is the right savings option for you.
Have you noticed that there seems to be a never ending supply of television commercials touting “Free Credit Score” web sites? It’s easy to find out what your credit score is, but do you know how that score is actually determined?
These days, yearly tuition averages $9,410 at public, four-year, in-state colleges, according to The College Board.1 That figure climbs to $32,405 at private nonprofit colleges.1 Add another $10,000 for room and board, multiply by four years, and you’re looking at about $78,000 for public colleges and $169,000 for private schools.
Today is Financial Health Matters Day, designated by the Center for Financial Services Innovation to create awareness about the state of individual "financial health." Research shows that most Americans are struggling to meet some of the basic indicators of financial health. How's your financial health?
Home equity loans and lines of credit are a great way to leverage the equity in your home to borrow money for home improvements or a variety of other uses. But how do you decide which loan is best for you?