Personal Finance

Personal Finance

Eagle’s Guide to the Cost of Living in America

The Story. It is time to discuss the condition of the cost of living in America. Over the span of just a few years, the American consumer’s cost of living has skyrocketed to insane heights. Tell me more. American workers put 40+ hours of work on the time-clock each week and their wages are still […]

How To Start Planning for Retirement in Your 20’s

Planning your retirement is probably the last thing on your mind as a young adult. Your financial priorities may include simply paying off student loans, making rent, and buying groceries, not contributing your income to retirement investments. However, investing in your retirement early gives you long-term benefits. Some benefits to contributing to your retirement in […]

Homebuying Hurdle: Location

‘I can’t find any affordable homes in the location that I prefer.” Finding a home to purchase is a difficult task, especially if the area you prefer is out of your price range.  If you are running into a hurdle with finding a home within your means, then a simple change in mindset is probably […]

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Homebuying Hurdle: Permanence

‘I love the mobility that renting allows me.’ Think about where you want to be in twenty years. Is it in your current neighborhood? Or with a new job in a new city? A view of the skyline or a white picket fence? Will you want to have children or just a few pets? With […]

Eagle’s 30-Day Financial Cleanse

What is the 30-Day Financial Cleanse? It’s simple. For 30 consecutive days, you will make small changes to your lifestyle to help you save money. If you commit to this financial cleanse you will save money, enhance your credit score and start saving for dream purchases. Get started by printing out our 30-Day Financial Cleanse Calendar!  […]

What is a Credit Specialist?

Between rising education costs, increased cost of living and inflation, it’s no surprise that many Americans are in debt. A high amount of debt is typically accompanied by a low credit score. This means higher loan interest rates and premiums that can rack up a huge bill in the long-term. In addition, bad credit (lower […]

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The Golden Rule of Budgeting

Buying a home is a momentous and exciting investment, but it’s one that usually comes with anticipated sacrifices. Namely, budgeting. It can be an overwhelming learning experience if you don’t strategize properly. So, what is the best way to structure your saving and spending when you don’t have much experience in the world of personal […]

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Credit Report Got You Down? Big Changes May Bring a Boost This Summer.

Some big changes are on the way when it comes to your credit report– and they may just work in your favor! The three major credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion – have come to an agreement with 31 state attorney generals to change the way they look at collections and how they affect […]

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What is Escrow?

You may have heard of the term “escrow” and been aware that it’s a topic related to real estate. But for many people, that’s where their escrow expertise ends. If you remain unsure about what escrow is, read on to find out what it is and how it is used to help buyers and sellers […]

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How to Quit Procrastinating and File Your Taxes

With the beginning of spring, also comes the end of tax season. While most have already completed filing their taxes, we know there are a few of you who are still not ready to think about income taxes. And maybe you’re hoping that it will all just go away…As Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “nothing can […]