Where Do Pre-Approved Credit Card Offers Come From? Consumer credit reporting companies, like Experian, Equifax and TransUnion, allow companies to pull lists of individuals meeting specific credit criteria to send pre-approved or pre-screened offers of credit or insurance (referred to as “Firm Offers”). Benefits of Receiving Firm Offers (Pre-Approved Credit Offers) According to the official Consumer … Continue reading Should You Opt Out of Credit Offers?
From booking travel arrangements to packing, a lot of preparation goes into planning a vacation/holiday visit. One thing many people overlook, though, is preparing their home for what may happen after they leave. When you go out of town, especially for an extended period of time, ensuring your home is safe from possible intruders or … Continue reading 10 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR HOME WHILE TRAVELING
Photo courtesy of Flickr user Javier Ruiz This Thursday, April 14th, marks the start of an annual spring severe weather campaign to encourage the people of Wisconsin to be prepared for any possible tornados or other severe weather that comes with the season. For the first time ever on Thursday, sconnies can expect multiple mock … Continue reading How to Prep for Severe Spring Weather
Another year has passed which means you’ve maintained another year of home-ownership! Congratulations. Before you pop the champagne though, it is essential to evaluate the past year, where your mortgage is currently at, and your plans for the future. Having a yearly mortgage checkup, like an annual physical or dental exam, is just as important … Continue reading Why You Need an Annual Mortgage Review