Most people know that they should contribute to their company-sponsored 401(k) retirement fund. However, many people don’t know when they should begin or how much they should contribute to this fantastic saving tool. Here’s what you need to know about contributing to your 401(k).
We created our latest guide, Understanding and Managing Credit 101, as part of our Zing Education Series. We want to provide you with the information and tools you’ll need to keep great credit and qualify for the best possible mortgage rates. Here at Quicken Loans, we call that a win-win.
Tax season is over! How was your tax-filing experience this year? I’m pretty much over the whole tax thing, but maybe it’s worth another look. Double checking your taxes is a wise choice, especially if you catch a mistake and need to file an amended tax return.
Are you retired? Are you planning to retire sometime in the near future? With such a major life change, it’s necessary to be a little more careful with your finances. Here are some cost-saving methods to help you get a better control on your post-retirement finances.
From tools and cameras to jewelry and pets, renting just about anything seems to be gaining popularity. When deciding if renting an item instead of buying it makes financial sense, consider the 3 C’s: cost, convenience and coverage.
I have always had a love for the city; from the sound of roaring traffic and the crowds of people to the sense of community that comes with living in an urban environment. The cost of living downtown can be expensive, but there are some creative ways to help keep the cost of living and playing within your budget.
As you manage your credit, it’s important to understand the difference between installment accounts and revolving accounts. Not only can this be helpful knowledge as you manage your credit, but it can also be useful for your finances. In this post, we address the difference between installment and revolving accounts. Read on to find out more.
You might find that you are among the close to one million people who should have received a refund for tax year 2010. If you are one of those folks, you have until April 15, 2014 to file. Otherwise, you’ve just left money on the table.
GoBankingRates says it studied auto loan details from more than 6,000 financial institutions and statistics gathered from eBay Motors to project that about 25 percent of Americans would use refunds to grab a fresh ride.
As Freddie Mac notes, credit repair is not an overnight fix — it’s something that takes months, even years to achieve. But with time and diligence, anyone can take their bleak financial situation and turn it around. Here are four strategies to help you bounce back.