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Accepting Yourself and Your Finances Post Divorce

Divorce is one of the most painful events a person can go through. Add to that all the formalities and difficult topics that have to be addressed and you have a recipe for an emotional crisis. That’s why it’s important to have plans in place to deal with things like finances that require thought and […]

Splitting Up? How to Protect Your Credit

There’s just no getting around it — divorce is hard! No matter when or how it happens, both spouses usually suffer, and the loss isn’t merely emotional. The thing that nobody wants to think about is how bad a hit your finances are going to take. But unfortunately, it is one of the factors hit […]

Legit Lender Spotlight: Negotiation

I’ve been a personal finance writer for several years, and during that time, I’ve interviewed loan officers, mortgage lenders, debt attorneys, financial advisors, credit counselors, insurance agents, CPAs, and others in the personal finance space. I’ve also pored over various reports, surveys, books, and studies on this topic. There’s one piece of advice that I’d […]

3 Money Resolutions for 2018 That YOU Can Do

It’s hard to believe, but another year has already flown by. Once again, the time has come where we like to look back on the year past, and look forward on the year to come. As we move in to the new year, many people like to make resolutions regarding friendships, diet, exercise, and other […]

Year End Bonus: Invest It or Pay Down Credit Card Debt?

Depending on the industry you work in and the type of job you have, there’s a good chance that you’ll be getting an end of year or Christmas bonus. If things have gone well for your company, your bonus might be a sizable amount. All you have to do now is decide how to use […]

Earning, Saving, Spending, Giving, and You

If your finances are out of whack, it doesn’t always work just to spend less or earn more. Each one of the cornerstones of finance usually need to be analyzed in order to find out what’s going wrong. According to Get Rich Slowly, the 3 basic building blocks are: Earning — your ability to bring […]

Legit Lender: A Year in Review

Being our launch year, 2017 has been a big year for Legit Lender. Legit Lender launched in May of this year with the mission of being a go-to source of information regarding credit repair and debt management. To operate financially in the modern economy, your credit is used all over the place. If you haven’t […]

Review: Best Budgeting Apps for 2018

If you’re like most of us, one of your resolutions for the new year include financial goals. Whether saving more money, paying down your debts, or just getting more organized so you can find those “money leaks,” a budgeting app can be a lifesaver. However, with so many apps to choose from, it’s often difficult […]

Here’s How To Build Credit As A Student

Four Simple Ways to Build Credit as a Student It can be difficult for a student to get approved for credit once they graduate. With many students graduating with loans and no real credit history, their debt to income ratio may mean they get denied for tools like credit cards. The question then becomes how […]

Freelancer Budget Basics

5 Tips for Staying On a Budget While a Freelancer Staying on a budget while a freelancer is often said to be one of the most difficult things about the freelance life. To make matters worse, it seems as if a lot of the personal finance advice out there works great for someone that gets […]