Saying Goodbye to Debt

Debt. Is it good or bad? Useful or evil? That depends on who you ask. Some will call it a tool. Others, a trap. Our episode, Debt: “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” raised that very question. One clip … read more

New Game Alert! Break the Bank!

BizKidz just launched a new game: Break the Bank! Can you defeat Mr. Boar and save your community bank?

What’s YOUR credit score?

If you’ve paid off your credit card DON’T cancel your card!  It can actually hurt your credit score.  Ya….who knew??  So how do they calculate your credit score anyway?  Here’s an inside tip: http://www.whatsmyscore.org/break/howdetermined.php

Credit Scores 101

“A FICO score above 700 is required.” “We reserve the right to perform a credit check.” “Excellent credit required.”  How often do you hear statements like this? Do they leave you scratching your head? What is a credit score, anyway, … read more

What is a credit score?

A credit score, also called a FICO score, is a rating of your previous responsibility with credit. When you apply for your first credit card or car loan, a credit report is started in your name. This credit report will … read more