Posts by Money Talks News
Jun 12, 2008 - If you've got savings and debt, should you use your savings to pay off your debt? Or is investing your savings a better plan?
Jun 12, 2008 - If you're in the market for a new car, one of your first decisions will be whether to buy or lease. Which is the better option?
Jun 12, 2008 - You've got a little extra cash coming in... do you invest it, or would it be smarter to pay extra on your mortgage? Let's find out.
Jun 11, 2008 - Rising grocery store prices have turned beating the cost of food shopping into an art. But, if you know how to shop, where to shop, and when to shop for food, your grocery store bill doesn't have to cost you a fortune.
Jun 09, 2008 - Last month general motors announced the biggest annual loss in their history. And dark clouds for car manufacturers mean blue skies for buyers, as dealers get desperate. But if you're thinking of buying a car anytime soon, don't forget the financing.
Jun 09, 2008 - With foreclosures and bankruptcies soaring nationwide, both government and private industry have been promising help to homeowners. But is that help materializing?
Jun 09, 2008 - The average American family throws away about a ton of paper every year. So if you can figure out a way to put less paper in your trash, you could figure out a way to put more of it in your wallet.
Jun 09, 2008 - Everybody wants to save the planet... and most of us also want to save some money for ourselves. Is it possible to do both at the same time?
Jun 09, 2008 - You'd like to get some expensive elective surgery, but you don't really have the money and there's no insurance. What do you do?
Jun 09, 2008 - The highways and beaches are filling up with college kids as Spring Break gets into full swing. But there are students who find better things to do with their time off than get sunburned.
Jun 09, 2008 - While the credit crunch has made borrowing for or against your home more difficult, home equity loans and lines of credit remain popular for those with equity. Stacy Johnson explains what these loans do and if you should consider them.
Jun 09, 2008 - Summer camps aren't college, but they have a lot in common. Picking the right one can be complicated and expensive, but there are some tips that can make the process easier.
Jun 09, 2008 - You've seen the ads: credit counseling companies say they can help by getting your payments and interest rates lowered. Others claim they can get your debts wiped out entirely by settling them for pennies on the dollar. Money reporter Stacy Johnson takes an inside look at these companies.
Jun 09, 2008 - When you've got a headache, you go to the pharmacy and you assume that all these medications are going to do the trick. But will they? A man named James Randi says he'll bet a million dollars they wont.
Jun 09, 2008 - If you're a fortune teller, faith healer, psychic then you really need to know James Randi because he's got a million dollars with your name written on it. Ready to put up or shut up?