Personal Finance

Is It Okay to Use a Credit Card for Emergencies?

Credit cards are a little polarizing in the world of fiscal responsibility. Some financial advisors are completely against them, while others admit they have certain benefits when used correctly. In addition to earning different points, rewards, or cash back, a credit card can provide a boost to your credit score.  Of course, this can quickly change if your credit …

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Navigating the Emotions of Money and Personal Finances

People get emotional when it comes to money.  We receive a paycheck, and we feel happy. We realize how much taxes takes away, and we feel sad. If we’re having a rough day, we might buy ourselves something nice. If we reach a negative balance on our account, we feel fear and panic and anxiety.  If you’re looking to straighten out your finances, you need …

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Personal Finance Steps to Take Before the Year is Over

Fall always serves as a sign that the year is coming to an end. While you’re probably saving things like “financial resolutions” for the start of January, now is actually the perfect time to make some money moves.  We know, it’s a busy season. With the beginning of the school year and the rush of holidays, the last thing you want to do is …

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