Pros & Cons of the F.I.R.E Movement

Most people dream of the day that they clock in to work for the very last time.In most cases, we imagine that’ll be when we’re a little grayer around the ears, but what if you could take the freedom and independence of retirement and experience it, say, thirty years earlier? That’s the basic principle of … Read more

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Jean Floyd – Obituary

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Tribute Jean Helen Jones Floyd, 75, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021.  She was born in Wake County to the late Cleveland and Helen Beddingfield Jones.  Jean was a member of Glen Royal Baptist Church, enjoyed playing card games, watching television, working hard, and being with her family, especially her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was …

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GreenSky Proves They Are Super Scammy or Super Stupid

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against GreenSky, LLC for enabling contractors and other merchants to take out loans on behalf of thousands of consumers who did not request or authorize them. The CFPB issued a consent order against GreenSky requiring the company to refund or cancel up to $9 million in loans … Read more

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Where Do You Pay off Student Loans?

Looking for the right place to pay off loans? Unfortunately, there’s no blinking neon sign for borrowers to “Repay Loans Here.” Instead, borrowers may have to go old school, and make a phone call to meet their new best friend—the student loan servicer. It all starts with contacting the Federal Student Aid Information Center to … Read more

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How Often Does Your Credit Score Update?

When you start to use credit cards and take out loans, you build a credit score that demonstrates your creditworthiness. Does that number stay static a day, a week, a month? In truth, it’s changing all the time. Most of your accounts probably report information to the credit bureaus every 30 to 45 days. One … Read more

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Coupon Savings

Do you consider yourself an expert in couponing? Are you unwilling to make a purchase unless you’ve scoured the internet for the best possible savings? Couponing can be a fantastic way to save on groceries, services, shopping, and even dining out. But finding savings can often feel like a game of cat and mouse. Once … Read more

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Citizen Issue Reported: Broken Curb or Sidewalk

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 14 Jul 2021 10:39:42 -0400: Broken Curb or Sidewalk at Address: 9831 Sovereign Way Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 Keeps getting bigger For more information or to add or update information, click here.

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Citizen Issue Reported: Flooding

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Wed, 14 Jul 2021 05:51:48 -0400: Flooding at Address: 601 Groveton Trl Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA Rating: 1 These leaves, along the road, have been there many months. The rain water does not drain well at all and can’t get to the sewer easily. It is also unsightly. For more information or to add …

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