You probably know Columbus Day Weekend is upon us. What you probably don’t know is that the first week of October marks another important event, and one that potentially has far greater impact on your life than a long weekend. October 3–10 is Financial Planning Week!
When you sign the dotted line (or the many, many dotted lines) on your first mortgage, it can seem like the last payment lies way far off in the distance. This isn’t an illusion—30 years, the most popular term for a mortgage, is a long time. But there are things you can do to bring that final payment closer.
Credit counseling can be a long process, but it is one of the best ways to get your finances in order and put yourself and your family in a position where you can build wealth and improve your credit scores.