Increase Your Credit Score… By Renting

MoneyTips •
MoneyTips
Young couple moving in new house

On-time payments are a solid way to build your credit score. Your payment history constitutes 35% of your credit score – the largest contributor among the five factors used in calculating your score. Payments on most debts are reported to the three major credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) for inclusion in your credit report,

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Is your child at risk of catching ‘affluenza’?

Timothy Barrett •
Kiplinger
My daughter said she feels sick so she doesn’t want to go to school today

Without exception, the primary concern for my clients with young children is to manage their inheritance so the children still strive for achievement rather than dwell in entitlement. My first question is just what they are doing now to instill those values. I’m often met with a blank stare at first. It’s simply not a

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Here’s how much money seven real couples spent on their wedding

Hillary Hoffower •
Business Insider
Wedding venue

Modern-day weddings have a notorious reputation for being pricey. On average, Americans spend roughly $33,391 on their weddings, according to The Knot’s 2017 Real Weddings Study. But that doesn’t mean they can afford it. More than 74 percent of couples will go into debt for wedding costs, reports Student Loan Hero.  But, of course, how

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