Grant Thornton logo



Home  >  Blog

How to Gain Credit Card Rewards - Without the Debt

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Credit cards have gotten a bad reputation over the years. It's true that irresponsible spending on a credit card can lead to insurmountable debt, but responsible spending on a credit card can help with large purchases and even result in bonus cash or rewards. 

Read More

5 Steps to the Credit Score of Your Dreams

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Unfortunately, there isn’t a magical, instantaneous remedy for a bad credit score. You’re going to have to work to fix it, but having a great credit score is well worth the effort. If you’d like to improve your score, you can use the tips below to erase bad credit and build good credit. 

Read More

Tips for Qualifying for Car Loans after Bankruptcy

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After bankruptcy, you get a fresh start with your finances. Unfortunately, if you need to make a major purchase like a car right after bankruptcy, you might have a harder time. Lenders are reluctant to give loans to people who have declared bankruptcy because they fear you will default on your loans again. If you can get a loan, it will often carry a high interest rate. 

Read More

Will I Go to Jail if I Don't Pay My Debts?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The only debtors' prisons you'll find today are in Charles Dickens's novels. The simple answer is - no, you won't go to jail for failing to repay your debt. But, there are a few situations surrounding your debt that might land you in jail. 

Read More