When it comes to your financial bottom line, making and sticking to a budget can be the difference between uncertainty and stability. And while everyone’s finances are unique, there’s a core set of things anyone can do to regain control of their finances and move toward financial security.
Everyone talks about the importance of having a good credit score, but few understand its real value when it comes time to making major financial investments. Having a better understanding of how your decisions affect your credit may help improve your overall score and give you perks down the line — like special financing, reduced down payments and smaller monthly payments. That means more savings for you.