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Debit Cards vs. Cash: What’s the Best Way to Pay?

When you check out at the store, there are usually lots of ways to pay: debit, credit, cash, or even check. For most people, paying by check is too much hassle, and paying by credit card will add to your monthly bill. That leaves cash...

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Protect Your Credit for Free with Credit Report Freezes

The two main ways to protect your credit are Credit Locks and Credit Freezes. Many of us learned about these after the data breach at Equifax compromised personal and financial data for nearly half of all Americans last year, and left us wondering what we...

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Buying a Home? Know These 12 Mortgage Terms

It’s official. You’ve looked at your finances, considered your needs, and made the decision: You’re ready to buy your very first home. The homebuying processis definitely exciting, but for many first-time buyers, the prospect of taking out a mortgage is a bit nerve-racking too. After...

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Things to do in Philadelphia

Summer Bucket List: 5 Things to do in Philadelphia

As proud Philadelphians (fun fact: we were founded in Pennsylvania 70 years ago!), we enjoy exploring our city and all of the activities Philadelphia has to offer, especially in the summertime. That’s why, we’ve compiled a summer bucket list of our top 5 things to...

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5 Creative (and Cheap!) Home Remodeling Projects

When you hear “home remodeling,” there’s a good chance you instantly associate those words with a hefty price tag. And while it’s true that many home remodeling projects can cost big bucks, there are plenty of creative and cost-effective projects that any homeowner can tackle....

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Protect yourself from overdraft fees

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Overdraft Fees

$34 billion. That’s how much money consumers spent in overdraft fees in 2017, “according to a MarketWatch report on data from financial research firm Moebs Services,” which is “the most the country has paid since 2009” (Forbes). Unfortunately, overdraft fees can happen to the best...

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