Archive for March, 2017
When does my credit score update?
Working to improve bad credit has been likened to waiting for a bad haircut to grow out. While the changes occur slowly, each month you wait can make a rather significant difference. By making changes to your spending, you can see a pretty big change to your credit score. But how often can you see these changes being made? It depends on when your credit score updates. (more…)
Springtime Car Maintenance Checklist
A car is a big investment, and in order to get the most of it, drivers need to take good care of it. That means regular maintenance and even cleaning can go a long way. Now that winter is (hopefully) making way for spring, it’s an excellent time to take care of some of the springtime maintenance your car needs after a long Wisconsin winter. (more…)
What should I do with my tax refund?
Looking forward to getting your tax refund back? Don’t be like the many other taxpayers that go out and splurge their refunds away in a matter of days. There are better ways to make the most out of your 2016 tax return, so it’s a good idea to plan out when you’ll be doing with your check. Here area few suggestions of smarter ways to spend your tax return money. (more…)
Easy tips to save money monthly
While some people clip coupons and try to save up as much money as possible, others really have to exercise their self-control to keep themselves from blowing their entire paycheck as soon as they get it. Whichever category you fall into – or even somewhere in between – we’re sure you’ll benefit from these easy ways to cut down on expenses and save your money from month-to-month. (more…)
How to improve your credit score
Having bad credit can seriously complicate things. It can hinder your chances of getting loans, making it exponentially more difficult to buy a house, car or other large purchase. If you’ve found yourself with a lower credit score than you’d like, and are looking for ways to repair it, here are a few tips to practice for improving your credit score over time. (more…)