Vacation and Rental Home Financing

Are you considering a vacation home or looking to buy a rental property? We have some tips to help you locate the best mortgage on your investment and discuss the tax benefits.

Women and Credit – A Brief History

With the current luxury of easy credit card spending, it wasn’t all that long ago that women were denied the privalege of using credit. In this piece we briefly discuss the history of the struggle of women to earn the right to credit.

How to Make Money Using Your Home Equity

It sounds like a sales pitch, but it’s true. Many people have learned how to use their home equity to make money and create wealth. Learn the techniques that you can use to make money from your home’s equity.

A brief history of Credit Unions

As part of our section on consumer credit historical perspectives, we have compiled a brief history of credit unions. For history buffs, this is quite interesting as credit unions date all the way back to the 1800’s…

A brief history of credit cards

Where did the first credit card come from? How was it used and who was allowed to use it? The history of consumer credit is very interesting, and in this piece we talk about the history of the plastic piece: credit cards.