The Impact of Paying Off Credit Card Debt

It doesn’t matter how it started. Credit card debt can be a crippling financial burden. For many, credit card debt was not something they thought they’d need to deal with long term. Maybe you made some poor decisions, but maybe these decisions were ...

Being SMART about Tax-Aware Retirement

Since you’re here, you’re ready to start having a conversation about being SMART with your money. At Safe Money Partners we want to make sure our clients are SMART about their retirement planning. Being 'SMART' means making certain our clients will ...

Setting Up For Tax-Aware Retirement Success

The government wants their "cut" and one way or another, Uncle Sam will get his money. When you take a disbursement from a traditional 401, IRA or qualified account Uncle Sam will be waiting with a purse in hand to collect the tax on your withdrawal.

7 Financial Goals Everyone Should Have

Just like any good goal setting, it helps to have short-, mid- and long term financial goals. This set of seven goals takes that into account, so you can realize financial success both quickly and on a sustained course.

How to Raise Your Credit Score

A good credit score signals good financial health, and with more than just a fair score, creditors will be more confident about extending you a line of credit in its various forms and at some of the most favorable terms.

How Can I Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

Living paycheck to paycheck can be incredibly stressful. It means that if a financial emergency were to come up, you could end up finding yourself in a lot of trouble. You need to have a little bit of flexibility so that you can pay your bills ...

How Long Will Negative Information Stay on Your Credit Report?

Your credit report not only provides your credit score, but also your credit history. Lenders will often take a look at your credit report to determine how financially responsible you are. Things like late payments and missed payments help lenders ...

7 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

There's going to come a time in your life (if it hasn't already) when you'll need to borrow money in order to make a large purchase. For example, few people are able to pay for a car or a house out of pocket. When this time comes, you'll need to ...
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