Strengthening Credit After A Divorce

In addition to the emotional aspects of divorce, very often divorce negatively impacts one's credit, which can make life even more stressful and challenging. Here are a few tips to build your credit worthiness after a divorce: Pay your bills on time Communicate with credit companies – explain that there has been a divorce Close joint … Continue reading Strengthening Credit After A Divorce

Applying for Financial Aid – Identifying Pitfalls

Students and their families who are navigating the college financial aid process can also find themselves victims of identity fraud. The Federal Student Aid program, a division of the Department of Education, offers some advice on how to avoid fraud during this process. When applying for aid at the official Federal Student Aid Website (www.fafsa.gov), … Continue reading Applying for Financial Aid – Identifying Pitfalls