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How to Get an Apartment with Bad Credit

Everyone knows you can’t get an apartment without first going through a credit check. If you are apprehensive about starting your apartment search because you have bad credit or no credit, don’t stress! With over one-third of Americans having a credit score less than 600, you are not alone. There are ways to still get that apartment you want with bad credit by using our tips below!

The Best Fall Festivals in the Midwest

Summer gets all of the credit for having the best festivals, but what about fall? The people who live in the Midwest generally experience short summers and like to stretch out outdoor activities as long as possible. That’s why there are so many fall festivals! Sure the temperatures aren’t as warm as summer, but it’s still not cold enough to keep Midwesterners inside. Check our CreditBox’s list of the best fall festivals to enjoy before winter hits!

Budget Travel: The Best Places to Visit in the Fall for an Affordable Vacation

Just because summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean it’s the end of your vacation time for the rest of the year. In fact, some places are even better for fall travel than they would be in the summer! The temperatures might be too hot in the summer, but just right in the fall. Better yet, you will find cheaper flights and hotel accommodations because fall is generally an off-peak travel time. Have something to look forward to as school starts up again and the weather turns colder by booking one of these affordable vacation destinations that are sure to fit into your travel budget.

Back to School: Budget-Friendly Tips for Buying College Supplies

Summer is almost over and it’s time to go back to school. Whether this is your first year shopping for college supplies or your last, it is still a huge expense that you may or may not have made a budget for. Keep reading for our tips on how to save money this year before going back to school. After all, there is already too many things to be stressed out about as it is! Don’t add shopping for college supplies to the list.

How to Get Out from Under a Payday Loan

A payday loan is money given by a loan store for those who need money until their next paycheck. The balance is generally due on your next payday and includes a high-interest rate. You can get an online loan or visit an actual storefront. Because the due date for the payday loan is so soon after you get the money you need, it is easy to fall into a debt spiral. Loan stores actually count on you to renew or extend your loans. In fact, 80% of all payday loans are taken out two weeks after the last one was paid in full. Use our tips below to get out from under your payday loan.