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Action Steps to Take For Your Money: COVID-19

Action Steps to Take For Your Money: COVID-19

My name is Amie and I am the financial coach here at Trim. I’ve put together a list of advice and resources to help my coaching clients deal with the financial challenges of COVID-19. Seeing how much this has helped my clients, I wanted to […]

A How-To On Negotiating Your Medical Bills

A How-To On Negotiating Your Medical Bills

Introduction It all started when one of our colleagues at Trim got sick and had to go to the ER. She was fine, but the bill she got was insane. How could a routine procedure cost so much? Turns out — it doesn’t. Hospitals bill […]

How should I use my stimulus check?

How should I use my stimulus check?

Amie here, resident CFP® and Financial Coach at Trim. Many of you should be expecting a stimulus check soon. Most Americans are receiving up to $1,200 per adult (and $500 per child) which is helpful in a time like this! If you’re not sure how […]

Announcing COVID-19 Loan Relief: How Trim Can Help

Announcing COVID-19 Loan Relief: How Trim Can Help

As the world continues to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses and government entities are stepping up to provide some relief to those who are worried about their financial security. Today, we are excited to announce that Trim is launching COVID-19 Loan […]

Credit Pulls: Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries

Credit Pulls: Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries

Here, we explain the difference between soft inquiries, which have virtually no effect on your credit score, and hard inquiries, which can negatively affect your score.

How to Remove Defaulted Student Loans from Your Credit Report

How to Remove Defaulted Student Loans from Your Credit Report

Defaulting on a student loan can be a major financial impediment in the short-term future, but it doesn’t have to ruin your financial outlook for good. Below, we provide are a few simple steps you can take to get back on track and recover your credit score in a matter of months.

How to File for Bankruptcy in Illinois

How to File for Bankruptcy in Illinois

Maybe you are considering bankruptcy as a strategy for getting out of debt. However, before making any life-altering decisions, it’s important that you carefully explore all of your options. In this article, we give you a basic guide to filing for bankruptcy in Illinois.

How to File for Bankruptcy in Hawaii

How to File for Bankruptcy in Hawaii

Maybe you are considering bankruptcy as a strategy for getting out of debt. However, before making any life-altering decisions, it’s important that you carefully explore all of your options. In this article, we give you a basic guide to filing for bankruptcy in Hawaii.

How to File for Bankruptcy in California

How to File for Bankruptcy in California

Maybe you are considering bankruptcy as a strategy for getting out of debt. However, before making any life-altering decisions, it’s important that you carefully explore all of your options.

Trim Doubles Down On Automating Finances, Acquires Debitize

Trim Doubles Down On Automating Finances, Acquires Debitize

Trim will now have the opportunity to incorporate credit card bill payment as an additional feature, alongside subscription cancellation, bill negotiation, and financial health tracking.