Buying a home is potentially the largest financial decision you may make. Use these tools to see if you're ready to make this major step.
Joint checking accounts can promote transparency and simplify a couple's finances, but they're not a onesize-fits-all approach. Partners and family members should consider the pros and cons, and their own personalities and circumstances, before sharing a checking account.
Spending a summer in Europe doesn't need to break the bank. We detail 15 things to do while still living on a budget.
Ever wonder why some money market accounts advertise two different rates? Learn about the difference between interest rate and APY and how understanding these two numbers can help you earn more on your savings.
There are many savings account options, and it's important to find the one that meets your savings needs. Get answers to frequently asked questions about Money Market savings accounts and see if one is right for you.
With interest rates going up, should you refinance your adjustable rate mortgage? Explore refinancing options, learn more about rates and closing costs, and get a better idea about which solution could be right for you.
Why is it important to have a savings account? Find out why you should open a savings account and learn about the benefits and considerations.
Unexpected financial emergencies happen all the time. By taking a few simple steps, you can prepare yourself by starting and building an emergency savings fund. Get started with these steps.
There are many benefits to using the equity in your home to access cash, but it's important to understand how home equity loans and HELOCs work before you decide if it's the best option for you.
The Homebuying journey can be full of surprises if you're not prepared. BBVA has prepared this guide to help you along the way.
Need extra cash for a remodel, life event, or new business? You might want a line of credit instead of a traditional loan. Learn how they work and benefits.
Think homeownership is impossible for you? Here's how 20- and 30-somethings can make the dream a reality.
Today's first-time homebuyers are different than in years past, and the market they're facing is too. Check out these stats and tips for first-time buyers.
Get tips and suggestions for preventing a financial fiasco while protecting your accounts and financial information during summer vacations or activities away from home.
Buying a home can be a confusing process. BBVA has the answers to your important mortgage questions, so don't apply for a home loan without reading our mortgage FAQs.
Are you curious about personal installment loans? Get answers to common questions about the features and benefits of personal loans from BBVA Compass.
Park City is a playground for athletes and auteurs, but there are tons of affordable activities. Here are 25 things to do under $25.
Buying a "fixer-upper" has become a growing trend thanks to DIY home improvement shows. Before you make the investment, understand the costs, the process, and your funding options.
Most people avoid talking about money but sometimes that's impossible. Find out how to navigate seven common situations when money comes up.
There were big changes to the tax code in 2018 and some of them might impact you. Tax season is upon us, so here's an overview of the changes and information about where you can get free assistance filling out your tax returns this year.
Cruising used to be about drinks by the pool and all-you-can-eat buffets. Not anymore! Ecofriendly cruising is the new trend in impact travel. Learn more!
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
Dream about quitting your job and traveling the world? It is possible! Read how this traveler was able to save enough to afford to travel for a whole year.
What's the difference between a secured loan and an unsecured loan? Get important information, insights, and suggestions before you borrow money.
Newlyweds should update their insurance coverage. It's good financial planning, and could save money, too.
Take these financial steps to avoid being blind-sided by children's expenses, even before you bring home that first baby.
Budgeting basics for college students. How to create and refine the perfect budget for life at school.
The sharing economy is more than a buzz-word or a trend. Find out how it can help you save time, save money, make money, and increase sustainability.
Celebrating Mother's Day doesn't need to break the bank. Take note of these easy tips and get ready to enjoy a holiday that is easy on your wallet.
Looking for ways to say thank you to first responders? Here are some tips to respectfully show your appreciation.
Bah-humbug or bliss? Cut back on the number of presents you buy this Christmas and say no to some of those invites. You just might rediscover the holiday spirit you lost in the chaos.
Neckties may be the most popular Father's Day gift, but chances are, that's not the most fitting gift for the dad in your life. Invest some time into finding a gift that matches his personality.
Got an interview lined up? Congrats! Now you just need to get the job. Here are six techniques to help you ace any job interview.
College is expensive and jobs are scarce, but don't throw in the towel just yet. Check out these alternatives to obtaining advanced education or training
How can you thank a veteran in your community? We have some ideas for you.
Here are some ways to show our appreciation and thank nurses for all that they do in our community.
Share your appreciation for teachers but skip the apple! Here are some thoughtful ways to say thanks to the teachers in your community.
Back-to-school shopping can be daunting and result in parents spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars each year. Here are 8 cost saving tips to stay on a budget
Teaching kids saving habits at an early age can help them achieve financial success later in life. Here are 9 tips for coaching kids to financial literacy.
Baby on the way? Your insurance needs may change. BBVA Compass explains health, life, & disability insurance so you can be covered before baby arrives.