College Finance

Promoting Credit Readiness Throughout The Community

It’s always exciting and an honor to hear from leaders that use their voice to encourage and implement programming for those that have not been educated on topics that should be introduced to everyone, such as financial wellness and credit education. Teddy McDaniel III, President and CEO of the Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc. …

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It’s time for a mid-year credit check-up

Can you believe we’re already halfway through 2019? This is the perfect opportunity to center ourselves and refocus our attention on things that matter. Graduations, weddings and vacations can quickly occupy our calendars and our credit cards. With so much action taking place, now is the perfect time to take a pause for a quick …

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Getting Your Teen’s FICO Score Ready, Before They Head Off To College by Magali Courbage

I am an official brand ambassador for FICO. While I receive compensation for my participation as a brand ambassador, opinions are mine. Personal finance is very “personal.” It’s always a breath of fresh air when we receive a nod that we’re on the right path when others are transparent in sharing their financial journeys. We’re …

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Down, But Not Out by Gigi Ligons

I am an official brand ambassador for FICO. While I receive compensation for my participation as a brand ambassador, opinions are mine. Personal finance is very “personal.” It’s always a breath of fresh air when we receive a nod that we’re on the right path when others are transparent in sharing their financial journeys. We’re …

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Obtain your FICO Scores directly from an authorized FICO Score retailer

I am an official brand ambassador for FICO. While I receive compensation for my participation as a brand ambassador, opinions are mine. There are many things that you can utilize your bank for. Hint: Gaining access to your FICO® Score for FREE. For those that may not already be aware, FICO Scores are used during …

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5 Must Do’s for Financial Literacy Month

I know what you’re thinking; what is financial literacy and why is this important? Financial literacy is the education and the understanding of all topics relating to finance – saving, investing, spending and saving money. Here’s a quick list of tips that can help you no matter where you are on your financial journey. Budgeting …

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