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3 Tips For Fall House Hunting

By Quila Bryant The summertime is on its way out and the fall is slowly approaching. According to Realtor.com, August 2016 was the hottest real estate market in ten years. While the Charlotte area reached record number of sales and buyer pre-approvals in the summer, it may be hard to keep that up in the fall.…

Call Your Creditors and Save Now

By Marsha Barnes Have you ever been fed up with the bills that you pay monthly? You’re unaware of how much you pay Marsha Barnes, The Finance Bar over each month, why you’re paying it, what fees are being added and whose to blame for the light bill being so high (…cut those lights off).…

5 Things To Remember When Buying A Home

By Marsha Barnes Marsha Barnes, The Finance Bar We all have many things in life that are our first. First day of school, college, first love, or our first or even second home. There’s typically tons of research that goes into planning major milestones and I’ll say that buying a home is pretty huge.…

7 Steps To Boost Your Credit Score

By Marsha Barnes Marsha Barnes, The Finance Bar I can’t recall a single time in any of my finance dealings or client relations that the topic of credit reports hasn’t come up. How important is that magic number? EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. While this is another task to add to our personal finance plans, we cannot neglect to study it, research how we can make ours better, and understand the impact of the nuts and bolts within it.…

Top 20 Cities for Single Moms to Live

In celebration of Women’s History Month, WalletHub conducted a study to find the best and worst cities for single moms and their families to live. With single mother households making up a quarter of all U.S. household, the website looked at 150 of the largest cities across 17 key metrics.…