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- Money Savvy
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- Debt Management
- Financial Wellness
How to Rebuild Credit Fast: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide
Need to rebuild credit fast? We asked 15 experts to share the best ways to rebuild credit quickly for our comprehensive, step-by-step guide.
5 Good Financial Habits to Build in 2018
Check out 5 great money habits to build in 2018, including mastering a budget and maintaining an emergency fund—plus one common habit to leave behind.
Credit vs Debit: Which is Better?
Which is better, credit vs debit? We’ll cover the key details and explore several potential pros and cons of credit and debit transactions.
How to Remove Credit Inquiries: Your Essential Guide
Learn how to remove credit inquiries and find out how much a credit inquiry removal could boost your credit score.
9 ways to lower your energy bill this summer
Here are 9 ideas on how your can lower your energy bill this summer!
6 Ways to Save on Travel This Summer
Want to save money traveling this summer? Consider these six travel savings tips from Rise Credit.
How to Live Frugally: 20 Practical Tips
We cover 20 practical ideas for better money management and savvy spending, including advice on handling taxes, paying down high-interest debt and trimming your grocery bill.
How to Build a Budget in 3 Easy Steps
Wondering how to build a budget? We’ve got you covered with a simple budget plan—just three, stress-free steps.
Teaching Kids About Money: Ideas for Every Age
Learn several tips for teaching kids about money, including the benefits of comparison shopping and talking to children about taxes.
Overdraft Fees: How They Work and How You Can Avoid Them
Learning the ins-and-outs of how overdrafting works can help you better manage your personal cash flow.
How to Get an Emergency Loan When You Need Money Now
Where can you borrow the money you need now, fast? Learn how an emergency loan can put funds in your account quickly.
How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck
Stop stressing about how you’ll pay the bills each month. Get six essential tips to end the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle – and start getting ahead - once and for all.
What is Inflation and Why Should You Care?
We cover what causes inflation and how it can diminish your purchasing power—and your savings, if you’re not careful.
6 Best Personal Finance Books to Read in 2018
Find out what our experts recommend as the best books on personal finance, including helpful guides to living debt-free and reducing money stress.
Know Before You Owe — Installment Loans vs Payday Loans
Considering a payday loan or an installment loan? Understanding the differences can help you make an informed decision before you borrow.
4 Most Common Uses of RISE Personal Loans
People often turn to RISE when they need to quickly borrow money for auto or home repairs, medical bills and emergency expenses.
What’s the Best Way to Borrow Money?
There are several different ways to borrow money—so what’s the best way to borrow money? Should you borrow money online, visit a payday lender or use a credit card?
Emergency Fund Amount: What Millennials Need to Know
Find out how much you should have set aside in emergency savings, plus several quick tips to jumpstart your emergency fund.
What Is a Cash Advance and How Does It Work?
In a financial emergency, a cash advance can help you quickly get the money you need. So how do cash advances work and what are the different types? Most importantly, how much can you borrow—and what will it cost? Here’s a simple guide to understanding the different types of...
How Does Debt Consolidation Work, and Is It Worth It?
How does debt consolidation work, and is it worth it? We compare debt consolidation options and provide pros and cons to help you choose.
Should I Pay Off Debt Before Buying a House?
Thinking of applying for a mortgage and wondering, “Should I pay off debt before buying a house?” We’ve got answers, including key facts about your debt-to-income ratio.
Don’t Ignore Your Credit Card Debt—Do This Instead
Find out the four major consequences of disregarding your debt—including how it impacts your credit score—and what you can do instead to properly manage your debt.
Should You Pay Off Debt or Save? 3 Questions to Help You Decide
Is it better to pay off debt or save? Seven personal finance experts weighed in and shared the three most important questions to ask yourself when making the decision.
What Is APR? A Guide for Consumers
What is APR and why does it matter? We’ll define APR and cover all the key details for this important financial term.
How to Invest in Yourself: Mind, Body, and Wallet
An investment in yourself can be one of the most rewarding investments you can make. Here are a few options to consider.
8 free finance courses you can complete at home
Here are eight free financial courses that will teach us some fundamentals on financial planning, investing, insurance products and pension planning.
Financial Capability: What it Is and 3 Ways to Improve It
What’s the definition of financial capability, and how can you improve yours? We’ll review what it means to be financially capable and give you actionable tips to feel more empowered in your financial life.
13 Essential Financial Tips for College Graduates
Learning to adult in the real world doesn’t have to be scary. Read these 13 money tips for new college graduates and your wallet will thank you.
How to Become Financially Literate: 3 Simple Strategies
What does it mean to be financially literate and how can you achieve it?