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How Do I Get A Credit Card if I Have No Credit?

First, you are not alone if you don’t have a credit score or your credit report is very limited. The old saying, “You have to have credit to get credit” has prevented some Americans from getting loans or credit for years. While there are many myths associated with credit scores, it is true that people…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

Guest commentary: Barry Thomson We know that running cars can be expensive and every penny counts. If you have already purchased your car, you may find that the running costs can cost more than anticipated. One option to help decrease those costs and get more miles per gallon is by making some modifications to your vehicle. Have a look…

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New or Used: Which Car is Less Expensive to Own?

When the time comes for a new set of wheels, you may also be faced with an important decision: Should you buy a brand new car or look for a used vehicle? Apples for apples, the purchase price on the new vehicle will likely be significantly higher. On the other hand, used cars can end…

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4 Ways to Stretch Your Income Further

I’m sure everyone would enjoy a bump up in their income and can think of plenty of ways they’d like to use the extra cash. Maybe you want to pay off some debts, start saving for a vacation, use it just to make ends meet, or put it towards a down payment on a house.…

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More Than Wheels Puts Grad “Back in the Game”

Tanya sums up the result of her More Than Wheels experience as “being back in the game.” With improving credit, ever-growing savings, plenty of fresh financial know-how, and a new, reliable car, this More Than Wheels grad and her husband are back on a comfortable and positive financial footing. Tanya’s detour into budget distress began…

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Talking About Money – 7 Tips

Talking about money with a significant other or household members can be challenging. Often times, it can lead to stress, disagreements and friction. At times, it can even lead to breakups, but according to the Huffington Post, it’s not really the scarcity of money or how it’s spent that causes a split; it’s the lack…

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Infographic: How Does Your Monthly Spending Compare to the Average Family’s?

More Than Wheels is – as our name suggests – dedicated to far more than helping our Financial Fitness graduates purchase a reliable car at a reasonable rate. Our mission is to help people gain the skills they need to bring their budget and credit into line and begin saving for the future. Our budget…