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.
How to Clean Up Your Credit Report: A DIY Guide
The bad news is that credit report mistakes are common. The good news is that it's easy to DIY your way to clean credit.
How to Improve Credit Score: 9 Smart Strategies
Want to know how to increase your credit score? These 9 smart strategies can help.
What is Credit Utilization and How Do You Calculate It?
A low credit utilization ratio might help you improve your credit. Learn how to calculate credit utilization and how this important factor impacts your scores.
What Credit Score Is Needed for a Personal Loan?
Need funds fast? A personal loan can be a lifesaver—find out if there is a certain credit score needed for personal loans.
How to Create Better Spending Habits in 2020 | RISE Credit
Your income doesn’t dictate your spending habits. Learn how recognizing and changing your habits could help you save money and lead to long-term wealth.
5 Tips to Shop Christmas on a Budget
‘Tis the season of giving—but that doesn’t mean you have to go broke doing it! We outline the best holiday tips to shop Christmas on a budget.
5 Ideas for Hosting Thanksgiving on a Budget
How do you host Thanksgiving on a budget? Find the answers you need with our five ideas for a budget Thanksgiving and celebrate in affordable style.
The 12 Best Budget Apps and Personal Finance Tools for 2019
Want to find the best budgeting app? We’ve compiled a list of 12 popular budget and personal finance tools to help you spend less and save more.
13 Ideas for Halloween on a Budget
With these 13 ideas for celebrating Halloween on a budget, you can enjoy the holiday without spooking your wallet.
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 Tips to Set and Reach Your Short-Term Financial Goals
The short-term financial goals you set today will impact your long-term money strategy. Check out our tips on how to set and start reaching your goals.
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 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...
What Is a Payday Loan? A Quick Guide for Borrowers
What’s the definition of a payday loan, and how does it differ from other loans? Find out how payday loans work and whether it’s right for your short-term cash needs.
How to Pay Off Debt: 3 Simple Strategies | RISE
Here's 3 effective strategies to reduce your debt burden and pay off debt.
How to Use Debt Snowball to Pay Off Debt
If debt is weighing you down, the debt snowball method can set you on a path to a loan-free life. Find out how the debt snowball works here.
Tips to Manage Your Cashflow & Pay Off Your Debt
While you may not be able to completely control your finances by simply cruising on autopilot, most of these helpful tricks require minimal effort on your end.
What is Medical Debt?
Credit reports see medical debt differently. Knowing that fact alone can help you protect your credit even when the medical costs pile up because of an emergency.
Payday Loan Consolidation Options to End the Debt Cycle
When payday loans stack up, consolidating can help end the debt cycle. Learn your payday loan consolidation options like payday loan relief and installment loans.
What is a Data Breach?
What is a data breach? It’s unauthorized access to your data, often by a thief. Learn more about data breaches with our guide.
Why You Should #GetSmartAboutCredit
October 17th is National “Get Smart About Credit Day”. Across the U.S., bankers will be volunteering their time to talk to young people about the responsible use of credit. In the spirit of the day, I wanted to share some ways to establish good credit and build successful credit habits.
RISE Self-Improvement Month Giveaway
RISE is celebrating Self-Improvement Month by hosting a weekly giveaway series we call #RISEabove. Each week on Facebook, we’ll be giving away cool prizes and sharing tips and tricks on how to tackle self-improvement in financially-savvy ways. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and come back each week for more chances to win.
7 of the Most Common Personal Loan Uses
What are personal loans used for? We’ll walk through 7 of the most common personal loan uses, including covering an emergency and consolidating debt.
Secured vs. Unsecured Loan: What Are the Differences?
Learn the key differences between secured vs. unsecured loans, including when to know if collateral is required and how loan amounts are determined.
How to Pay for Dental Work with Bad Credit
Worried about how to pay for dental work with bad credit? This guide will help you find a way to pay for the care you need.
20 Money Saving Challenges to Try in 2020
If you need extra money, a money saving challenge is a great way to motivate yourself, and our list of 20 Money Saving Challenges makes it easy.
RISE January 2020 Giveaway
What financial resolutions are you making in 2020? Tell us and you could walk away $100 richer!
7 Ways to Avoid Instagram Scams
Instagram scams have become popular as scammers look for easy targets. Luckily, there are several simple ways to avoid becoming a victim.
Seasonal Jobs: 13 Best Side Hustles for Holiday Cash
Need some extra cash to put more fun and less stress in your holidays? Our list of 13 side hustles can help you find gigs to suit your needs and interests.