Category: Money Management

What Are The 5 Most Common Credit Reporting Errors?
February 15, 2023

Most consumers understand the importance of an accurate credit report. That’s because credit reporting errors can result in lower credit scores, higher interest rates, difficulties obtaining credit, and a tarnished reputation. With that in mind, the three major credit reporting companies (i.e., Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax)  are good at what they do but still make errors. Additionally, creditors and debt collection companies can make mistakes when reporting your information to credit reporting agencies.  These mistakes could lower credit scores, making it more difficult and expensive to borrow money or even impossible. To protect yourself and ensure your credit report is… Read More

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in a Month
September 2, 2021

You may have something on the horizon where you need a good credit score. Perhaps you intend to buy a house in the near future and don’t want to pay high interest rates due to shaky credit. We always tell people to track your credit score regularly and we’ve spoken before about how to improve your credit score. Building a good credit score is something you do over a course of years for really good credit that lasts. But can you do anything to impact your credit score in a month or two? You betcha. The trick is to do… Read More

How to Get by During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Florida
March 2, 2021

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, many are still suffering financial losses here in the Tampa Bay area and across the country. It can be hard to just get by during the Covid-19 pandemic. Beyond government help, there are things you can do on your own to help you through the pandemic. Let’s take a look at how the economy stands, some things you can do to dial down financial pressure off and things you can do to be prepared if and when the most recent stimulus package becomes law. The Economy Now Here’s where we are: In 2020,… Read More

Improve Your Credit Score, Improve Your Life
December 14, 2020

You are probably tired of hearing about the importance of checking your credit score regularly. But an ostrich with their head in the sand is an easy target for lions, and if you are not regularly checking your credit reports, you may fall prey to increasingly worse financial difficulties. What Is a Credit Score? A credit score is a number used to convey how likely you are to repay lenders or become delinquent. Usually people are talking about a FICO score (developed by Fair Isaac Corporation), but there are other measurements. The big three credit agencies all use FICO scores… Read More

Just Do It! Your Year-End Financial Review
December 1, 2020

We are near the end of the financial year for individuals, and it’s time to bite the bullet and review your personal finances. You should be checking and organizing your finances on a monthly basis, and your year-end financial review should be based on these monthly check-ins. But there are certain aspects you want to carefully review before the year-ends to see the big picture:  where you are, where you want to be and what changes you need to make. Let’s face it, not everyone carefully takes stock of their finances every month. If you are in debt, you may… Read More

Managing Money and Marriage
May 27, 2019

Call Ziegler Diamond Law: Debt Fighters today for their insight into bankruptcy and managing money in a marriage.

Changing Your Mindset About Money
May 26, 2019

If you’re suffering from debt, a debt collection lawyer in Tampa, FL can help. Call today to discuss your financial options.

Important Tips To Avoid A Cash Flow Crisis
April 23, 2017

The most important and basic element in the success of any business is the flow of money. It is important because it keeps the business intact.