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Understanding Credit: What Causes Bad Credit?

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

Let’s face it, you need a good credit score to get anything these days. Landlords and banks will run a credit check for renting an apartment, getting a mortgage, getting a car loan, or any other kind of installment loan. If you have bad credit, it can be hard to get the things you need in life. Do you know what causes bad credit? Read our guide next time you apply for something that requires a credit check.  

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Fall Seasonal Style Updates on a Budget

  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

To look and feel your best, you'll want to pick up a few key pieces of clothing and accessories at the start of each season. But there aren't too many women who can afford a whole new wardrobe from each designer's runway show. Fortunately, being smart with your finances is a great way to look smart in fashion. Check out some of these hot tips to update your fall outfits and fashion on a budget.

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Missouri Fun: Festivals, Events, and Traditions

  • Missouri
  • Community

From St. Louis to Kansas City and from Columbia to Springfield, autumn is one of the best times of the year for enjoying the rich and diverse culture of Missouri. There are many local fall festivals that can make for a memorable weekend for you and your family. Be sure to add these favorite September/October events to your calendar:

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Wisconsin Fun: Festivals, Events, and Traditions

  • Wisconsin
  • Community

As the summer fades, the colors come alive in Wisconsin. Towns from Milwaukee and Green Bay to Madison and Eau Claire hold celebrations scheduled around the changing seasons and the annual harvest. It's a perfect time for a weekend getaway or a day trip to enjoy the many local fall festivals. Be sure to check out these popular September/October events.

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AmeriCash Loans and Jammin’ 98.3 Partner for Winter Coat Donation Drive in Milwaukee

  • "AmeriCash Loans"
  • "Giving Back To The Community"
  • Events

While many of us are gearing up for the holidays and starting our Christmas shopping, some are less fortunate. Instead of thinking of ways to buy holiday gifts this year, they are worried about staying warm and not being able to afford winter coats for themselves or for their families. At AmeriCash Loans, we believe that everyone should have access to winter coats, regardless of their financial circumstance. That is why we have teamed up with Jammin’ 98.3 to host five winter coat donation events at our AmeriCash Loans locations in Milwaukee. 

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Car Safety: Get your Car Ready for Winter Weather

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

Besides mentally preparing yourself for the colder temperatures that winter brings, it is also important to prepare your vehicle for the coming winter weather. Not only is it important for car safety, but for the longevity of your car as well. Most of the things on our list you can do without breaking your budget, but you may need an installment loan along the way.

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Fall Festivals in Charleston, SC

  • "South Carolina"
  • Community

The best things about fall are the cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, apple cider, and fall festivals! In South Carolina, the summer temperatures can be too hot! What way to enjoy the changing weather than outside surrounded by hay, pumpkins, and the smell of fresh apples. If you live in Charleston, SC, there are plenty of fall festivals in your area that everyone can enjoy!

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Fall Festivals Near You

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • "South Carolina"
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Summer is gone, the temperatures are dropping and the leaves are changing colors. It's the perfect time to celebrate the fall season, and a great way to do that is to find fall festivals. Many communities and organizations put on small festivals throughout the season, but a few stand out among the rest. Pull on a sweater, grab a warm latte and check out these fall festivals.

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Single Parent? Save Money with These Budgeting Tips

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

As the only person at the head of your household, there is a lot of pressure to create a stable financial future. Being a single parent can make it extremely hard to save money and create a budget, but there are ways to do it. Use our tips below and be on your way to saving money today!

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Winter is Coming; Fall Home Improvement Tips

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

The weather is getting cooler, and you can sense winter is in the air. It’s tempting to get cozy and be lazy inside your warm home, but with the changing of the seasons comes home improvement responsibilities. Get your home ready for winter before it gets too cold. Is your budget ready for the expenses that may come with the changing weather, or do you need an installment loan to get you through?

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