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In episode 83 of The PorchCast, Tristan joined our good friends at Credit union on tap for their Tips on Tap series at Welcome Home Brewery in Parker, CO, to discuss the hot real estate market and the steps first-time homebuyers can take to ensure a smooth buying process. We also spoke with Aaron and …

Source: Adobe Stock The NCUA said Tuesday it has banned six former credit union employees, including a CEO, operations manager and loan processor, from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution. Joan Brown, who stole more than $ 1 million to keep her management company and the six credit unions it served …

Credit cards can be beneficial tools when used responsibly, but they can wreak havoc on your credit score and financial health when misused. Unfortunately, it’s easy to find yourself on a slippery slope with credit cards, but it’s not too late to turn the tide by making wise choices and avoiding bad habits. Here are …

Through Vernon Pillay August 30, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share South Africans spend around 75% of their take home pay on debt settlement – yet almost half of them still struggle to meet their repayment commitments. These figures from a 2020 South African Reserve Bank report paint a worrying picture. …

Child tax credit payments have only landed in bank accounts and mailboxes for two months, but so far it looks like the extra $ 250 to $ 300 per eligible child is making a big difference. in many households across the country. Earlier this month, a study showed that the July child tax credit checks …

Reading time: 5 minutes When you are going through a time of financial uncertainty, finding cash advances sometimes seems like your only option. Credit card companies will offer their customers personal loans to cover major expenses or receive funds in an emergency. Cash advances may seem like a workable solution when you’re short on cash, …

Consumers with poor credit paid 29% more for their home insurance premiums than consumers with exceptional credit, according to a new report. (iStock) Home insurance premiums have increased over the past year due to soaring home values, material prices and a labor shortage. But homeowners with bad credit have been disproportionately affected by rising costs, …

Guaranteed things in life are rare, so you should grab them when you can. If you have bad credit but still need a loan, something with guaranteed approval is just what you need. By “secured” approval we mean lenders who have flexible credit requirements. You may notice as you read that some of these lenders …

Sarah Tew / CNET If you end up with too many credit cards or if you’ve been accumulating too high a balance on them, you may be considering closing a credit card. While this can make your life easier, there are some complications to be aware of. Contrary to what the TV sitcoms might have …

If you have very bad credit or very good credit, you probably already know this. But there is a huge middle zone where your score is too low to get you the best deals. Whether you’re looking to get a new credit card, take out a loan from a car dealership, get a mortgage to …