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Meet the Freeple – Miatta

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  • Nov 16, 2016

Meet the Freeple – Tyler

Are you one of the freeple? If so, is a place for people just like you to learn more about credit and get your credit report for FREE.

  • Oct 27, 2016

Financial Calculators

Our financial calculators can help you better understand your finances so you can make the best choices to plan your future. Use our free calculators to find out how certain financial decisions affect your budget, how much home you can afford, and much more. Mortgage Calculators How Much House Can I Afford? Calculator Rent vs. […]

  • Mar 10, 2016

Savings Calculator

Do you want to buy a house? Pay cash for a car or the dream of a lifetime? Ensure your retirement is secure? Whatever you’re saving for, it can be difficult to know how much you need to set aside every month to achieve your goal. Our Savings Calculator can help you estimate how much […]

  • Dec 10, 2015

When Should I Start Saving for Retirement? (Calculator)

When is it too late to start saving for retirement? When is it too early? The answer to both questions is — never! However, the sooner you begin saving for retirement, the bigger you can grow your nest egg by the time you retire. Use our Retirement Timing Calculator to get an idea of how […]

  • Nov 01, 2015

Budget Calculator

If you really want to take control of your finances, it’s important to compile a detailed list of where your money actually goes every year. The results may surprise you, but the truth will set you free. Note that in general, lenders expect your debt to represent 36 percent or less of your monthly pre-tax […]

  • Oct 15, 2015

Retirement Calculator

No one wants to think they could outlive their retirement savings, so it’s important to begin saving for retirement as early as possible in your working life. Our Retirement Savings Calculator can help you understand if you’re saving enough today to thank yourself tomorrow and achieve your retirement goals or if your current savings plan […]

  • Oct 15, 2015

Cyber Savings: Websites That Can Help You Manage Your Budget

A personal budget is an estimate of your income versus expenditures over a set period of time. It serves as a high-level overview of your financial situation. A budget can tell you whether you have enough money to make ends meet, and if not, help you identify spending to pare down. Overall, a budget is […]

  • Oct 07, 2015

Benefits of Direct Deposit and Direct Payment

Automated banking tools like direct deposit and automated bill pay offer many benefits, helping you better manage your cash flow, avoid missed payments and more. They can also offer an extra layer of protection against identity theft.

  • Mar 25, 2015

When Should I Start Saving? Calculator

Slow and steady wins the race, especially when it comes to saving. Even an extra $10-20 saved each month during your younger years can grow exponentially by the time you reach retirement, thanks to compound interest. And all that saving done early will protect you from a fast, less-effective saving spree at the end. To […]

  • Feb 20, 2015

Shopping with a Strategy Gives you the Advantage

Who doesn’t want to get the most for their money? When you score a deal, you feel good about the money you’ve saved. That’s because shopping isn’t just something you have to do, it can be something you enjoy, too. Smart shopping habits can help you save money while getting the things you need and […]

  • Feb 09, 2015

Explore Your Options When Preparing to Pay for College

The benefits of a college education are hard to refute. College graduates earn more than workers with only a high school diploma, their earnings increase faster, and they’re much more likely to be employed, according to research by the College Board. The question isn’t whether a college degree will be worth the investment of time and […]

  • Feb 06, 2015

7 Ways to Cut the Cost of Groceries

You might be able to spend less on groceries to help your budget and finances, but how? Here are a few ideas to cut your grocery bill.

  • Jul 11, 2014