close

Blog

Moving Tips to Make Moving Homes Easier

  • "Apply Now"
  • Illinois
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

Did you know that most people find moving to be highly stressful? It’s right up there with getting divorced or having kids!
Are you planning to move while the weather is good? Check out these five tips that can help make moving easier.

Blog Icon

Investing for Beginners

  • "SAIL Loans"
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational
  • Finance

It’s never too early to start preparing for the future and learn about the basics of investing. Investing is an excellent way to grow your money for retirement and large expenditures, like purchasing a home or taking a dream vacation.

If you’re new to investing, here’s what you need to know to get started, including the best investments for beginners.

Blog Icon

How to Save On Your Groceries in 2022

  • "Apply Now"
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational
  • Finance
  • Lifestyle

Everyone wants to save money on groceries in this economy and ensure food purchases are healthy and nutritious. You don't have to sacrifice one to have the other, though; there are several ways you can save money on your groceries while still eating healthy food. Remember, there are also easy loans that can ease your grocery budget. Here are tips on how to save on your groceries in 2022.

Blog Icon

Benefits of Starting a Fruit & Vegetable Garden

  • "Apply Now"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Lifestyle

The benefits of a garden easily outweigh the effort required to create and care for one. Once you’ve secured a large planter box, raised garden bed, or designated a spot in your yard, these four tips will help you start a successful fruit and vegetable garden that the whole family can enjoy.

Blog Icon

Money-Saving Tips for the Farmers Market

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Lifestyle

A trip to the farmer’s market is a terrific way to stock up on tasty local produce, fresh flowers, and other great products. With so many options, it’s easy to spend more than you budgeted for during your trip to the city farmers market. Here are a few tips to follow during your next farmer’s market visit.

Blog Icon

City Life This May

  • Events
  • Lifestyle

Good weather means it’s a perfect time to get out and about in The Windy City to see what it offers for entertainment. Here are some events that are happening in and around Chicago this May.

Blog Icon

An Emergency Fund & Why Everyone Needs One

  • "SAIL Loans"
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational
  • Educational
  • Finance

Experts suggest having enough cash to cover three to six months of expenses. Unfortunately, for many people, this is easier said than done. It’s sometimes hard to accumulate funds overnight, but here are some budgeting and money management tips to help you build an emergency fund:

Blog Icon

What Is Financial Literacy?

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational
  • Educational

Financial literacy is undeniably one of the most important skills you can have, but unfortunately, it’s not a skill commonly taught or even discussed in schools. Because of a lack of knowledge and basic understanding, many people struggle to manage their finances, pay off debt, plan for a comfortable retirement, and invest in the stock market or other investment opportunities.

Blog Icon

Top Sporting Events to Check Out in 2022

  • Events
  • Illinois
  • Community

For sports lovers, spring provides the opportune moment to rediscover your enthusiasm for sports or the athleticism that powers the event. After a long winter season, sports activities and events will be the new norm. With so many athletic events and so little time, Our Sail Loans sports experts have rounded up the four sporting events you should attend and even participate in. 

Blog Icon

What to Avoid When Getting a Loan 

  • Educational

Applying for a loan can be a time-consuming and mentally exhausting activity to take on. Especially for first-time borrowers who have a lot to learn about the process of taking out a loan, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. There are countless reasons why someone might need a loan, whether it’s purchasing their first home or being able to afford a medical emergency. Knowing what to avoid when getting a loan can make a huge difference for those trying to make educated financial decisions. 

Blog Icon