6 Steps to Boost Your Credit Score

More Americans than ever before are resolving to get financially fit in 2014 — a resolution whose popularity is second only to “losing weight” and “getting organized.” If you’re among the many overcoming financial setbacks, exercise the following steps to get your credit healthy in the New Year: Step 1. When you accessed the free […]

Making Resolutions Stick in Seven Steps

  New Year’s Resolutions are made to be broken. We resolve to save more. Spend less. Quit smoking. Get fit. Instead of sticking with those lofty goals, we stink at them. Half of us make resolutions. But a week after the ball drops in Times Square, a quarter of us have already dropped the ball! […]

Reason for the season can’t be bought or boxed: Happy Holidays from Core Bank

  The “average” American will spend around $800 on gifts for loved ones this holiday — more than what he or she earns in a week. Retailers anticipate sales will surpass $600 billion this November and December, accounting for 20 to 40 percent of what a store makes the entire year. No wonder we’re buried […]


The car dealership that intimidates you throughout the year is more like Santa than the Grinch during the holidays, gifting the ride on your wish list at a big discount courtesy of manufacturer’s rebates and hard-to-pass-up finance deals. But does this wisdom ring true? YES and NO. With the new year a few weeks away, […]