Marla K. Williams is the Managing Counsel of the Cookeville Office of the Legal Aid Society and is also the Senior Counsel for Consumer Practice. David Tarpley is a lawyer in the Nashville office and has practiced extensively in the area of ​​consumer law. Between gifts, trees, decorations, food andRead More →

Congratulations! You’ve graduated from college and are ready to take on the world. After 12 years of school plus another four or more of college, you’re ready to start earning and start paying down your student loans after a 6-month grace period. The average person has about $32,731 in studentRead More →

Our goal is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we receive compensation from our partner lenders, whom we will always identify, all opinions are our own. Credible Operations, Inc. NMLS # 1681276, is referred to here as “Credible.” If you need cashRead More →

In what some economists are now calling a recession, many low- and middle-income Americans are turning to payday lenders, creditors who offer short-term, low-value loans to desperate consumers. The trap ? These lenders typically charge exorbitant interest rates which can trick borrowers with loans they often cannot repay. A 2006Read More →