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Every client has a story. Setbacks. Hard work. Success. When you hear their stories you may be surprised at how much of yourself you see in their circumstances. No matter the differences, however, the end result is the same across every story - they decided to make a change and reached their goals as a result. You can do the same.

Financial Tips and Advice

We blog about all kinds of financial topics - from the psychology of spending to the simplest ways to cut costs. Browse our extensive backlog of educational articles.

  • Consumer protection attorneys specialize in helping consumers who’ve been wronged by a business, but knowing where to look for an attorney who specializes in this type of law, and digging deeper to make sure they’ve got the expertise for your particular case, isn’t always easy. Here’s what you need to know.
  • When money is tight, it might be hard to justify enjoying a night out on the town. But if you set a few parameters, you can still dine at fancy restaurants and enjoy drinks with friends. Here are some tips for enjoying yourself on a shoestring budget:
  • If you're a survivor of a disaster, you may be entitled to financial aid. A successful aid application can provide the resources that many families need to get back on their feet, so getting this part right is crucial. Here are five tips for completing an aid application that gets approved.
  • It’s no great surprise that we’re experiencing a major student loan crisis. Thankfully, if you’re a member of the U.S. armed forces, you could qualify for federal student loan forgiveness and repayment programs. Here’s an overview of student loan-related programs that could help ease military service members’ debt burden:
  • If you have an inconsistent source of income, you may face some unique challenges when you decide it's time to become a homeowner. Fortunately, it's not quite as daunting as it seems. Here are some important things you need to know about buying a home when you work as an independent contractor.
  • It's hard to build credit without using it. Fortunately, it's increasingly easy to add non-traditional data like rental and utility payment history to your credit portfolio, building your score in the process. Here are some of most popular alternative credit-building tools and how they might help you.
  • Online lenders can be a convenient and easy source of money. You can often quickly apply online and receive the funds in your account within a few days. However, working with a financial institution that has brick and mortar locations has its benefits as well. If you’re considering an online-only lender, review these pros and cons first.
  • For most of us, getting out of debt is a marathon and not a race. It can be a long, grueling process, and along the way despair and exhaustion may start creeping in. This is "debt fatigue" and it's perfectly normal. Fortunately, though, it's also avoidable. Here's how.
  • While it's true that building a strong credit score can help you get better terms on loans and other financial products, you may have noticed that the interest rates for credit cards keep going up, no matter how hard you work on your credit. Here's why that's happening and what you can do about it.
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