12 hidden costs of owning a home every first-time buyer should know

When you’re getting ready to buy your first home and you only account for the down payment, closing costs and monthly mortgage payment, you may be in for some unpleasant surprises about the hidden costs of owning a home.

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How automatic payments can help you build better credit

Keeping track of all your monthly bills can be overwhelming. Between rent, utilities, student loans, Netflix, your meal delivery service, and those pesky credit cards, it’s a lot. But if you miss just one credit card payment, your credit score could take a big hit.

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The ultimate guide to achieving your one big goal in 2021

With 2020 behind us, now is a great time to start thinking about what your one big goal for 2021 will be. Wherever you are in your journey, whether you’ve decided on your goal, or you’re just starting to think about it, our ultimate guide to achieving your one big goal in 2021 can help you to take the next step. Ready to dive right in? Let’s do it.

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6 simple tips to start becoming financially fit

We think being financially fit is just as important as being physically fit. And just like getting physically fit, the process becomes easier as the new things you’re practicing become habits. If you want to stop putting off financial fitness, here are 5 simple steps you can dive into today.

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Learn about financial literacy and improve your life – starting today

Financial literacy is essentially your comfort level when it comes to understanding your own finances. But more than just understanding them, financial literacy is the knowledge and skills you possess to make good financial decisions.

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7 tips for negotiating in a seller’s market

the credit experts at LOQBOX – a free tool that helps you build credit history and boost your savings – want to share 7 tips to negotiate in a seller’s market and make yourself a more attractive buyer.

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10 tips to become a financially savvy college student

Here are 10 tips every smart college student should know about how to become more financially savvy and enjoy your time in college to the utmost.

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How to add financial fitness into your wellness routine

Your finances play a huge role in your overall wellbeing. Financial wellness reduces stress, opens up more money to do things that make you feel good, and frees you to practice wellness in other areas of your life.

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Moving back to the US: A checklist for global citizens

If you’ve made the decision to move back home to the US after living abroad, we understand you might be feeling overwhelmed. You might be sad about leaving the country you’ve been calling home, or maybe you’re excited to get back home and see your family again.

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3 things expats should prepare for when moving back to the US

Living abroad can be a magical experience. You get to immerse yourself in a new culture, practice fluency in a new language, meet new people with diverse backgrounds, and try delicious new cuisines. Perhaps you’ve been teaching English abroad, or maybe your remote work allows you to live anywhere in the world. You may be proud of your status as an expatriate (or expat for short).

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