How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Overwhelmed by credit card debt? Read the advice from Savvy Ladies founder Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA below and create your own roadmap to get out of it! Want to learn more about credit card debt management? Take a free debt management course here! By Stacy Francis,...
Top 6 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Top 6 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA According to myFICO, it’s important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight: It takes time, and there is no quick fix. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely...
What You Need to Know About Credit

What You Need to Know About Credit

By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA You sit down in your mortgage broker’s office because you can’t stand the news. Your credit is so bad you will not be able to secure a loan to buy the dream home you just bid on. Can you imagine? After months of taking time off work to run...
Different Types of Debt: Which Should I Pay Off First?

Different Types of Debt: Which Should I Pay Off First?

By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA At a recent get-together at my parents house, one of their friends was excited to tell me his company had given him a substantial bonus – one that far exceeded his expectations. Thrilled to have a financial expert at the party, he asked...
Credit Card Finance Charge Calculator

Credit Card Finance Charge Calculator

Here’s how to get started taking control of your credit cards during the coronavirus. Put a list together of all your credit cards that have a balance due Document the balance of each card and its Annual Percentage Rate (APR) (the % of the interest you are charged for...

After College: Strategies for Your College Finance Plan

By: Tom Melecki We’ve discussed why students and their families need College Finance Plans (CFPs) and summarized strategies to use in your CFP’s “Before College” and “During College” phases. Let’s review some “After College” strategies. Almost 70% of college graduates...
Your Budgeting Worksheet

Your Budgeting Worksheet

With this easy to use DIY budget worksheet you can start tracking your earnings and your spending, be mindful about your money and make better decisions that will lead to financial stability. Start gaining control by routinely checking back on just that one spreadsheet…and the best part is that your privacy is protected since the budgeting spreadsheet resides in your drive, so you don’t have to share any information with anyone.

5 Financial Decisions to Make When COVID-19 Is Over

By: Catherine Burke You do not know what lies in the future for you, and nobody knows the after-effect of the corona pandemic will last for how much time. Your office may offer you a salary-cut, hour-cut from office duty, and God forbid you may face a job loss too.If...