A reader is faced with something many of us have encountered: risking our credit to help out a loved one. Is it ever OK?
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
This week: How to get free or cheap Internet, how to organize your bills, splurges that make sense, top money questions and answers, and why sometimes when it comes to gasoline, cheaper is more expensive.
You’ve probably heard of annuities, but are they an investment to consider? Judge for yourself after you read this brief primer.
This week: money-saving advice from Grandma, why you should be careful when you tweet about your job, how to end trolling and online hate speech, cheap natural products for personal care, and 15 ideas for a Halloween party.
A reader wants to know which of two credit monitoring services she’s using is the better deal. My answer? Drop them both like a bad habit.
This week: why you’re not a millionaire, how to stay sharp as you age, how to make it as a writer, when couples disagree about how to spend money, and an alternative to health insurance.
When it comes to most financial calamities, you don’t see them coming until it’s too late. Not so with the debt ceiling. In just over a week, your 401(k) could be decimated and our country could be shoved toward recession. Is there anything you can do to protect yourself?